Improving Efficiency of Clinical Skills Training: A Randomized Trial

  title={Improving Efficiency of Clinical Skills Training: A Randomized Trial},
  author={PhD Martin G. Tolsgaard and Sebastian Bj\orck and Maria Birkvad Rasmussen and Amandus Gustafsson and MHPE PhD Charlotte Ringsted},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
The rising number of medical students and the impact this has on students’ learning of clinical skills is a matter of concern. Cooperative learning in pairs, called dyad training, might help address this situation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of dyad training on students’ patient encounter skills. Experimental, randomized, observer-blinded trial. Forty-nine pre-clerkship medical students without prior clinical experience. All students underwent a 4-h course on how to manage… CONTINUE READING
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