J Trauma Nurs 2022 Jan-Feb 01;29(1):29-33
Department of General Surgery, Division of Acute Care Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas (Drs Park, Grant, Dultz, Abdelfattah, Luk, and Dumas and Ms Lin); Department of Trauma, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas (Mss Johnson and Jeter); Department of Surgery, Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, University of Colorado, Boulder (Dr Cripps).
Background: Training for trauma procedures has been limited to infrequent courses with little data on longitudinal performance, and few address procedural and leadership skills with granular assessment. We implemented a novel training program that emphasized an assessment of trauma resuscitation and procedural skills.
Objective: This study aimed to determine whether this program could demonstrate improvement in both skill sets in surgical trainees over time. Read More