Table 3

Scenarios for evaluation of knowledge
Scenarios

Pre-Test Mean

Score (n = 210)

Post-Test Mean

Score (n = 210)

Effect Size
Scenario A; A term infant with respiratory distress 8.28 ± 1.58 9.04 ± 1.14* 0.55
Scenario B: A 2-hour old 32 week preterm infant with respiratory distress 7.90 ± 1.83 9.18 ± 1.05* 0.87
Scenario C: A 4-day old baby with jaundice, fever and a seizure 8.39 ± 1.53 9.56 ± 0.81* 0.96
Scenario D: A well term infant after intubation and suctioning for meconium-stained amniotic fluid 6.95 ± 2.10 7.10 ± 1.93 Not significant
Total (maximum 40) 31.37 ± 5.12 34.74 ± 3.53* 0.77

* Compare with pre-test score, p < 0.01.

Singhal et al.

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

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