Proficiency maintenance: impact of ongoing simulator training on laparoscopic skill retention.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Proficiency-based training in laparoscopic suturing and knot tying translates to the operating room, but little is known about the durability of acquired skill. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of maintenance training on skill retention after demonstration of proficiency. STUDY DESIGN Medical students (n=18) with no… (More)

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@article{Stefanidis2006ProficiencyMI, title={Proficiency maintenance: impact of ongoing simulator training on laparoscopic skill retention.}, author={Dimitrios Stefanidis and James R. Korndorffer and Sarah Markley and R. Quispe Sierra and Daniel J. Scott}, journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons}, year={2006}, volume={202 4}, pages={599-603} }