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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884803/association-between-resident-perceptions-of-patient-safety-and-duty-hour-violations
#1
Richard S Matulewicz, David D Odell, Jeanette W Chung, Kristen A Ban, Anthony D Yang, Karl Y Bilimoria
BACKGROUND: Residents are often required to balance whether to adhere to duty hour policies or violate them to care for patients and obtain educational experiences. Little is known about why residents violate duty hour policies and whether there is a relationship between how often residents violate duty hours and concerns about patient safety. Our objective was to assess the association between resident duty hour violations and resident concerns about patient safety. STUDY DESIGN: We analyzed survey data collected from surgery residents who completed the 2015 ABSITE, excluding those in the Flexible Policy arm of the FIRST Trial...
November 11, 2016: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27884802/association-between-flexible-duty-hour-policies-and-general-surgery-resident-examination-performance-a-flexibility-in-duty-hour-requirement-for-surgical-trainees-first-trial-analysis
#2
Eddie Blay, D Brock Hewitt, Jeanette W Chung, Thomas Biester, James F Fiore, Allison R Dahlke, Christopher M Quinn, Frank R Lewis, Karl Y Bilimoria
BACKGROUND: Concerns persist about the effect of current duty hour reforms on resident educational outcomes. We investigated whether a flexible, less-restrictive duty hour policy (Flexible Policy) was associated with differential general surgery examination performance compared to current Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) duty hour policy (Standard Policy). STUDY DESIGN: We obtained examination scores on the American Board of Surgery (ABS) In-Training Examination (ABSITE), Qualifying Examination (QE, written boards), and Certifying Examination (CE, oral boards) for residents in 117 general surgery residency programs that participated in the Flexibility In Duty Hour Requirements for Surgical Trainees (FIRST) Trial...
November 8, 2016: Journal of the American College of Surgeons
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27664877/evaluating-the-effectiveness-of-a-mock-oral-educational-program
#3
Laura E Fischer, Mara Snyder, Sarah A Sullivan, Eugene F Foley, Jacob A Greenberg
BACKGROUND: To obtain board certification, the American Board of Surgery requires graduates of general surgery training programs to pass both the written qualifying examination (QE) and the oral certifying examination (CE). In 2015, the pass rates for the QE and CE were 80% and 77%, respectively. In the 2011-2012 academic year, the University of Wisconsin instituted a mandatory, faculty-led, monthly CE preparation educational program (CE prep) as a supplement to their existing annual mock oral examination...
October 2016: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27184181/effects-of-technological-advances-in-surgical-education-on-quantitative-outcomes-from-residency-programs
#4
Charles A Dietl, John C Russell
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this article is to review the literature on current technology for surgical education and to evaluate the effect of technological advances on the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Core Competencies, American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) scores, and American Board of Surgery (ABS) certification. DESIGN: A literature search was obtained from MEDLINE via PubMed.gov, ScienceDirect.com, and Google Scholar on all peer-reviewed studies published since 2003 using the following search queries: technology for surgical education, simulation-based surgical training, simulation-based nontechnical skills (NTS) training, ACGME Core Competencies, ABSITE scores, and ABS pass rate...
September 2016: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27156139/effect-of-process-changes-in-surgical-training-on-quantitative-outcomes-from-surgery-residency-programs
#5
Charles A Dietl, John C Russell
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this article is to review the literature on process changes in surgical training programs and to evaluate their effect on the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Core Competencies, American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) scores, and American Board of Surgery (ABS) certification. DESIGN: A literature search was obtained from MEDLINE via PubMed.gov, ScienceDirect.com, Google Scholar on all peer-reviewed studies published since 2003 using the following search queries: surgery residency training, surgical education, competency-based surgical education, ACGME core competencies, ABSITE scores, and ABS pass rate...
September 2016: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26687960/predicting-and-enhancing-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-performance-does-writing-questions-really-help
#6
RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Ross E Willis, Daniel L Dent, Joseph D Love, Jason W Kempenich, John Uecker, Kimberly M Brown, J Scott Thomas, Pedro P Gomez, Andrew J Adams, John R Admire, Julie M Sprunt, Kristen M Kahrig, Katie Wiggins-Dohlvik
BACKGROUND: The generative learning model posits that individuals remember content they have generated better than materials created by others. The goals of this study were to evaluate question generation as a study method for the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) and determine whether practice test scores and other data predict ABSITE performance. METHODS: Residents (n = 206) from 6 general surgery programs were randomly assigned to one of the two study conditions...
February 2016: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26536059/association-between-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-scores-and-resident-performance
#7
Juliet J Ray, Joshua A Sznol, Laura F Teisch, Jonathan P Meizoso, Casey J Allen, Nicholas Namias, Louis R Pizano, Danny Sleeman, Seth A Spector, Carl I Schulman
IMPORTANCE: The American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) is designed to measure progress, applied medical knowledge, and clinical management; results may determine promotion and fellowship candidacy for general surgery residents. Evaluations are mandated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education but are administered at the discretion of individual institutions and are not standardized. It is unclear whether the ABSITE and evaluations form a reasonable assessment of resident performance...
January 2016: JAMA Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26319103/program-factors-that-influence-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-performance-a-multi-institutional-study
#8
MULTICENTER STUDY
Jerry J Kim, Edward D Gifford, Ashkan Moazzez, Richard A Sidwell, Mark E Reeves, Thomas H Hartranft, Kenji Inaba, Benjamin T Jarman, Chandrakanth Are, Joseph M Galante, Farin Amersi, Brian R Smith, Marc L Melcher, M Timothy Nelson, Timothy Donahue, Garth Jacobsen, Tracey D Arnell, Steven Lee, Angela Neville, Christian de Virgilio
OBJECTIVE: To determine the influence of program strategies, such as program directors' (PD) attitudes about the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) and approach to ABSITE preparation, on residents' ABSITE performance. DESIGN: A 17-item questionnaire was sent to PDs at surgical residency programs. The questions were designed to elicit information regarding the educational curriculum, remediation protocols, and opinions relating to the ABSITE...
November 2015: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26210707/improving-resident-performance-on-standardized-assessments-of-medical-knowledge-a-retrospective-analysis-of-interventions-correlated-to-american-board-of-surgery-in-service-training-examination-performance
#9
Elaine Jayne Buckley, Stephen Markwell, Debb Farr, Hilary Sanfey, John Mellinger
BACKGROUND: American Board of Surgery In-Service Training Examination (ABSITE) scores are used to assess individual progress and predict board pass rates. We reviewed strategies to enhance ABSITE performance and their impact within a surgery residency. METHODS: Several interventions were introduced from 2010 to 2014. A retrospective review was undertaken evaluating these and correlating them to ABSITE performance. Analyses of variance and linear trends were performed for ABSITE, United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLEs), mock oral, and mock ABSITE scores followed by post hoc analyses if significant...
October 2015: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26176352/reading-habits-of-general-surgery-residents-and-association-with-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-performance
#10
Jerry J Kim, Dennis Y Kim, Amy H Kaji, Edward D Gifford, Christopher Reid, Richard A Sidwell, Mark E Reeves, Thomas H Hartranft, Kenji Inaba, Benjamin T Jarman, Chandrakanth Are, Joseph M Galante, Farin Amersi, Brian R Smith, Marc L Melcher, M Timothy Nelson, Timothy Donahue, Garth Jacobsen, Tracey D Arnell, Christian de Virgilio
IMPORTANCE: Few large-scale studies have quantified and characterized the study habits of surgery residents. However, studies have shown an association between American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) scores and subsequent success on the American Board of Surgery Qualifying and Certifying examinations. OBJECTIVES: To identify the quantity of studying, the approach taken when studying, the role that ABSITE preparation plays in resident reading, and factors associated with ABSITE performance...
September 2015: JAMA Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26160131/a-structured-educational-curriculum-including-online-training-positively-impacts-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-scores
#11
Dympna M Kelly, Daniel A London, Allan Siperstein, John J Fung, Matthew R Walsh
OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of a structured postgraduate year 1 educational curriculum, including online surgical training, on American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) scores. DESIGN: This was a retrospective cohort study. SETTING: The study was performed in an academic surgical residency program in a tertiary care hospital, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. PARTICIPANTS: The participants were 140 surgical postgraduate year 1 residents from 2000 to 2009...
September 2015: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26140115/an-evidence-based-medicine-curriculum-improves-general-surgery-residents-standardized-test-scores-in-research-and-statistics
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Amber W Trickey, Moira E Crosby, Monika Singh, Jonathan M Dort
BACKGROUND: The application of evidence-based medicine to patient care requires unique skills of the physician. Advancing residents' abilities to accurately evaluate the quality of evidence is built on understanding of fundamental research concepts. The American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) provides a relevant measure of surgical residents' knowledge of research design and statistics. OBJECTIVE: We implemented a research education curriculum in an independent academic medical center general residency program, and assessed the effect on ABSITE scores...
December 2014: Journal of Graduate Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26070495/learning-style-preferences-of-surgical-residency-applicants
#13
Roger H Kim, Timothy Gilbert
BACKGROUND: The learning style preferences of general surgery residents have been previously reported; there is evidence that residents who prefer read/write learning styles perform better on the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE). However, little is known regarding the learning style preferences of applicants to general surgery residency and their impact on educational outcomes. In this study, the preferred learning styles of surgical residency applicants were determined...
September 2015: Journal of Surgical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25823746/integration-of-mobile-technology-in-educational-materials-improves-participation-creation-of-a-novel-smartphone-application-for-resident-education
#14
Christiana M Shaw, Sanda A Tan
OBJECTIVE: Traditional education consists of didactics and book learning. Recently, technology has been integrated into graduate medical education, primarily in the form of simulation. The primary aim of this study was to investigate if a novel smartphone application using technology to engage learners would improve participation in an educational activity when compared with a daily e-mail format and how this use translated to performance on standardized testing. DESIGN: The UF Surgery App (App), which is a smartphone application, was developed to deliver 2 questions from a general surgery educational database every weekday from October to February 2013...
July 2015: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25686512/faculty-evaluations-of-resident-medical-knowledge-can-they-be-used-to-predict-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-performance
#15
Dawn M Elfenbein, Rebecca S Sippel, Robert McDonald, Tammy Watson, John E Scarborough, John Migaly
BACKGROUND: The American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) offers annual assessment of resident medical knowledge. We sought to determine if ongoing end-of-rotation evaluations by faculty of residents' medical knowledge correlate with ABSITE performance. METHODS: Retrospective cross-sectional study was conducted over 3 years at 2 institutions. Faculty rated residents' clinical knowledge as part of a global summative evaluation. The intraclass correlation coefficient and convergent validity between faculty evaluations and ABSITE performance were assessed...
June 2015: American Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25648283/the-effect-of-surgical-resident-learning-style-preferences-on-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-scores
#16
Roger H Kim, Timothy Gilbert, Kyle Ristig
BACKGROUND: There is a growing body of literature that suggests that learners assimilate information differently, depending on their preferred learning style. The VARK model categorizes learners as visual (V), aural (A), read/write (R), kinesthetic (K), or multimodal (MM). We hypothesized that resident VARK learning style preferences and American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) performance are associated. METHODS: The Fleming VARK learning styles inventory was administered to all general surgery residents at a university hospital-based program each year to determine their preferred learning style...
July 2015: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25600356/predicting-academic-performance-in-surgical-training
#17
Michael J Yost, Jeffery Gardner, Richard McMurtry Bell, Stephen A Fann, John R Lisk, William G Cheadle, Mitchell H Goldman, Susan Rawn, John A Weigelt, Paula M Termuhlen, Randy J Woods, Erick D Endean, Joy Kimbrough, Michael Hulme
INTRODUCTION: During surgical residency, trainees are expected to master all the 6 competencies specified by the ACGME. Surgical training programs are also evaluated, in part, by the residency review committee based on the percentage of graduates of the program who successfully complete the qualifying examination and the certification examination of the American Board of Surgery in the first attempt. Many program directors (PDs) use the American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) as an indicator of future performance on the qualifying examination...
May 2015: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25456409/interventions-that-affect-resident-performance-on-the-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-examination-a-systematic-review
#18
REVIEW
Roger H Kim, Tze-Woei Tan
OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the published literature on the effectiveness of interventions intended to improve residents' American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) performances. DESIGN: A systematic review was conducted by 2 independent investigators to identify all publications that examined the effect of specific interventions on residents' ABSITE performances from 1975 to 2013. RESULTS: Overall, 26 published articles met study criteria...
May 2015: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25176319/study-habits-centered-on-completing-review-questions-result-in-quantitatively-higher-american-board-of-surgery-in-training-exam-scores
#19
Daniel Chang, Stefan Kenel-Pierre, Johanna Basa, Alexander Schwartzman, Lisa Dresner, Antonio E Alfonso, Gainosuke Sugiyama
PURPOSE: The American Board of Surgery In-Training Exam (ABSITE) is administered to all general surgery residents annually. Given the recent changes in the format of the examination and in the material being tested, it has become increasingly difficult for residents to prepare for the ABSITE. This is especially true for incoming postgraduate year (PGY) 1 residents because of the respective variability of the surgical clerkship experience. There have been many studies in the past that support the use of weekly assigned readings and examinations to improve ABSITE scores...
November 2014: Journal of Surgical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24960493/surgical-resident-accuracy-in-predicting-their-absite-score
#20
LaShondria Simpson-Camp, Edward A Meister, Stephen Kavic
BACKGROUND: The American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) is given to all surgical residents as an assessment tool for residents and their programs in preparation for the American Board of Surgery qualifying and certifying examinations. Our objective was to ascertain how well surgical residents could predict their percentile score on the ABSITE using two predictor measures before and one immediately after the examination was completed. METHODS: A survey was given to surgical residents in postgraduate year(s) (PGY) 2 through 5 as well as to research residents in November and December 2011, and immediately after the examination in January 2012, to ascertain their predicted ABSITE scores...
April 2014: JSLS: Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
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