Table 1

Participant perceptions of utility and course function
MEASURE OF REPORTED AGREEMENT WITH USEFULNESS OF SESSIONS (n = 204)

Number of

responses

Mean

Standard

Deviation

The focus group discussions 179 4.31 0.65
The respiratory and cardiovascular sections 204 4.47 0.64
The neurology, surgery and fluids sections 204 4.42 0.63
The case discussions 200 4.43 0.68
The “admission” station with monitoring 198 4.40 0.68
The temperature and infection sections 202 4.40 0.63
The skills stations 199 4.35 0.66
The “how to teach” pointers 188 4.27 0.71
MEASURE OF REPORTED AGREEMENT ABOUT COURSE CONTENT (n = 205)
The content is presented in a logical order 205 4.47 0.63
The primary survey and sequences are good learning tools 205 4.58 0.62
The primary survey and sequences are clinically useful 205 4.54 0.65
ACoRN promotes communication and a team approach 205 4.39 0.67
The workshop activities help achieve learning goals, generate interest, and promote critical thinking 203 4.52 0.60
The laminated primary survey and sequences are useful learning tools 204 4.50 0.66
I will apply what I learned in my clinical practice 204 4.49 0.64
I will be comfortable teaching this content in my institution 204 4.23 0.75

Singhal et al.

Singhal et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:44   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-44

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