The impact of a surgical boot camp on early acquisition of technical and nontechnical skills by novice surgical trainees.

@article{Heskin2015TheIO,
  title={The impact of a surgical boot camp on early acquisition of technical and nontechnical skills by novice surgical trainees.},
  author={Leonie Heskin and Ehab Mansour and Brian Lane and Dara Kavanagh and Pat Dicker and Donncha Ryan and Kate Gildea-Byrne and Teresa Pawlikowska and S. A. V Tierney and Oscar Traynor},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={2015},
  volume={210 3},
  pages={570-7}
}
BACKGROUND Acquisition of skills early in surgical training represents a significant challenge at present because of training time constraints. The aim of this study was to investigate if an intensive surgical boot camp was effective in transferring skills at the beginning of a surgical training program. METHODS New core surgical trainees (n = 58) took part in a 5-day boot camp. There were pretest and posttest assessments of knowledge, technical skills, and confidence levels. The boot camp… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 references

The effect and durability of a pregraduation boot camp on the confidence of senior medical students entering surgical residencies

OkusanyaOT, ZN Kornfield, ReinkeCE
J Surg Educ 2012;69:536–43 • 2012
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The role of simulation in developing surgical skills.

Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine • 2014
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…