publication . Article . 2008

Incorporation of proficiency criteria for basic laparoscopic skills training: how does it work?

E. G. G. Verdaasdonk; J. Dankelman; J. F. Lange; L. P. S. Stassen;
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  • Published: 04 Apr 2008 Journal: Surgical Endoscopy, volume 22, issue 12, pages 2,609-2,615 (issn: 0930-2794, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
Abstract
Background - It is desirable that surgical trainees are proficient in basic laparoscopic motor skills (eye–hand coordination). The present study evaluated the use of predefined proficiency criteria on a basic virtual reality (VR) simulator in preparation for a laparoscopic course on animal models. Methods - Twenty-eight surgical trainees who enrolled for a basic laparoscopic course were trained on a basic (VR) simulator until their performance met predefined criteria. Two different criteria were defined, based on the performance of experienced laparoscopic surgeons on the simulator. In the first group (n = 10), the criteriawere set at the 75th percentile of the ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Surgery, Endoscopy, medicine.diagnostic_test, medicine, Percentile, medicine.medical_specialty, Virtual reality, Endoscopic surgery, Motor skill, Laparoscopy, business.industry, business, Abdominal surgery
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publication . Article . 2008

Incorporation of proficiency criteria for basic laparoscopic skills training: how does it work?

E. G. G. Verdaasdonk; J. Dankelman; J. F. Lange; L. P. S. Stassen;