Simulation Testing for Selection of Critical Care Medicine Trainees A Pilot Feasibility Study
Adriano G Cocciante, Martin N Nguyen, Candida F Marane, Anita E Panayiotou, Amalia Karahalios, Janet A Beer, Navroop Johal, John Morris, Stacy Turner, Elizabeth C Hessian
Annals of the American Thoracic Society | AMER THORACIC SOC | Published : 2016
RATIONALE: Selection of physicians into anesthesiology, intensive care, and emergency medicine training has traditionally relied on evaluation of curriculum vitae, letters of recommendation, and interviews, despite these methods being poor predictors of subsequent workplace performance. OBJECTIVES: In this study, we evaluated the feasibility and face validity of incorporating assessment of nontechnical skills in simulation and personality traits into an existing junior doctor selection framework. METHODS: Candidates short-listed for a critical care residency position were invited to participate in the study. On the interview day, consenting candidates participated in a simulation scenario an..View full abstract
Funded by the Western Health Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Research Fund.