Residents'self-assessed skills in providing sexuality-related care to teenagers.
To assess pediatric residents'self-reported skills and satisfaction with providing sexuality-related health care to teenagers and to examine differences by resident and patient gender.
Forty second-year (PGY2) and 17 third-year (PGY3) pediatric residents at one training program who completed a self-administered questionnaire.
Main Outcome Measures
Residents rated their skills with taking a history from, performing a physical examination on, developing a diagnosis for, and counseling both male and female teenagers.
Skills with providing health care to male and female teenagers were assessed separately.
Scales were constructed for skills with performing a physical examination and providing a diagnosis and counseling.
Residents also rated their satisfaction with providing health care to male and female teenagers.
Skills and satisfaction with providing health care to male vs female teenagers were analyzed.
Female residents rated their skills with providing health care to male teenagers significantly lower than their skills with providing health care to female teenagers as follows : taking a history of pubertal development (PGY2, P=001 ; PGY3, P=02), taking a sexual history (PGY2, P=004), asking about sexual preference (PGY2, P=02), examination and diagnosis scale (PGY2, P<. 001 ; PGY3, P=008), and counseling scale (PGY2, P=003). (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Résident, Pédiatrie, Soin santé primaire, Pratique professionnelle, Relation médecin malade, Adolescent, Homme, Exploration clinique, Evaluation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Resident, Pediatrics, Primary health care, Professional practice, Physician patient relation, Adolescent, Human, Clinical investigation, Evaluation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0288756
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 15/07/1997.