Journal article

Design and validation of the Regional Anaesthesia Procedural Skills Assessment Tool

A Chuan, PL Graham, DM Wong, MJ Barrington, DB Auyong, AJD Cameron, YC Lim, L Pope, B Germanoska, K Forrest, CF Royse

ANAESTHESIA | WILEY | Published : 2015


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank our colleagues for their expert assistance in this study: Drs Peter Hebbard, Graham Hocking, Chris Mitchell, David M. Scott, and Paul Soeding for the construction phase of the RAPS checklist; Drs Malcolm Albany, Harmeet Aneja, Tung Bui, Phil Cowlishaw, Michael Ehrlich, Clement Fong, Andrew Lansdown, Daniel McGlone, Minh T. Tran, and Chris K.B. Wong as the regional anaesthesia experts involved with the test-retest initial validation phase. The authors would also like to thank the consultants, trainees andnursing staff of the Department of Anaesthesia, Liverpool Hospital, Sydney, and Department of Anaesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, for their participation in the clinical videos. AC received financial support from the National Health and Medical Research Council (APP1056280) and the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (PhD Support Grant) to assist this work. No conflicts of interest declared.