Measuring the ability of residents to manage oncologic problems.
Annual meeting of the Society for Surgical Oncology. Houston, Texas (USA), 1994/03/17.
An OSCE was used to measure the ability of a cohort of residents to manage oncologic problems.
Nine oncologic clinical problems were presented to 56 surgical residents.
Each problem contained a 5-minute data-gathering period (DGP) and a 5-minute data-interpretation period (DIP).
A performance score was determined for each resident for each problem.
Reliability was estimated by coefficient alpha ; validity, by the construct of experience.
Wilks's lambda criterion was used to determine whether training level could be identified by OSCE performance.
The DGP reliability was 0.80 ; the DIP, 0.49.
Senior residents performed significantly better than junior residents (P=0.0001), who performed significantly better than interns (P=0.0009).
Of the residents, 62% were competent on the DGP, but only 21% on the DIP.
Important deficits in knowledge and clinical skills were apparent at all levels of training.
The education and evaluation of residents in oncology need improvement.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tumeur maligne, Stratégie, Diagnostic, Traitement, Evaluation performance, Résident, Formation professionnelle, Résultat, Homme, Cancérologie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malignant tumor, Strategy, Diagnosis, Treatment, Performance evaluation, Resident, Occupational training, Result, Human, Cancerology
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Cote : 97-0210012
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 21/05/1997.