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Should we train the trainers? Results of a randomized trial.

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BACKGROUND: The development of efficient training methods in surgery is increasingly important. The effectiveness of training trainers is unclear. This study was designed to determine the effect on their trainees' performance of instructing trainers in a specific cognitive training method. STUDY DESIGN: Ten trainers from a university teaching hospital were randomized to train novices on a one-to-one basis in a simulated procedure using either a four-step cognitive method or their own unspeci...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of the American College of Surgeons
Volume:
207
Issue:
2
Pages:
185-190
Publication date:
2008-08-01
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EISSN:
1879-1190
ISSN:
1072-7515
Source identifiers:
141766

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