Procedural and examination skills of first-year postgraduate doctors do not improve with clinical experience alone.

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AIM To look for factors mitigating for or against first-year postgraduate house surgeons (PGY1) gaining experience in examination and procedural skills. METHODS Ten PGY1s at Hutt Hospital (Lower Hutt, New Zealand) filled in self-reporting questionnaires to assess the impact of 6 months of on-the-ward training on their baseline competence in clinical… (More)

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@article{Stolarek2007ProceduralAE, title={Procedural and examination skills of first-year postgraduate doctors do not improve with clinical experience alone.}, author={Iwona H. Stolarek}, journal={The New Zealand medical journal}, year={2007}, volume={120 1253}, pages={U2515} }