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"The workshops appeared to improve the central venous catheterisation insertion skills of the residents" Hamid et al (2022).
Central venous catheterisation insertion simulation workshop

Abstract:

Objective: To assess the skill level of residents regarding central venous catheterisation insertion, and to assess the reliability of scores in a simulated situation.

Methods: The quasi-experimental study with pre- and post-test design was conducted from February to June 2013 at the Aga Khan University, Karachi, and comprised four workshops attended by residents. The workshops were video-recorded for feedback and self-assessment. At the end of the workshops, knowledge and procedural skills were assessed using a self-generated 38-item, task-specific instrument after ensuring its content validity. Data was analysed using SPSS 19.

Results: There were 40 residents in the sample. The self-generated instrument was reliable with Cronbach’s alpha value 0.83 and inter-rater coefficient 0.79. There was significant improvement in the skills level post-intervention compared to the baselines mean values (p=0.001). The subjects were satisfied with the workshops, as indicated by a mean score of 8.83±1.367.

Conclusions: The workshops appeared to improve the central venous catheterisation insertion skills of the residents.

Reference:

Hamid SS, Zehra T, Tariq M, Afzal AS, Majid H, Hussain E. Implementing work place based assessment: The modified direct observation of procedural skills (DOPS) across medical specialties – An experience from a developing country. J Pak Med Assoc. 2022 Apr;72(4):620-624. doi: 10.47391/JPMA.970. PMID: 35614589.