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Procedural competence in internal medicine residents: validity of a central venous catheter insertion assessment instrument.

Procedural competence in internal medicine residents: validity of a central venous catheter... Despite mandates from accreditation bodies for programs to ensure procedural competence, standardized measures do not exist to assess residents' skills in performing central venous catheter (CVC) insertion. The objective of the present study was to develop an instrument to assess residents in subclavian (SC) CVC insertion, to set performance standards, and to validate the tool using performance data. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Academic Medicine Pubmed

Procedural competence in internal medicine residents: validity of a central venous catheter insertion assessment instrument.

Procedural competence in internal medicine residents: validity of a central venous catheter insertion assessment instrument.


Abstract

Despite mandates from accreditation bodies for programs to ensure procedural competence, standardized measures do not exist to assess residents' skills in performing central venous catheter (CVC) insertion. The objective of the present study was to develop an instrument to assess residents in subclavian (SC) CVC insertion, to set performance standards, and to validate the tool using performance data.

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ISSN
1040-2446
DOI
10.1097/ACM.0b013e3181acf491
pmid
19638784
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Abstract

Despite mandates from accreditation bodies for programs to ensure procedural competence, standardized measures do not exist to assess residents' skills in performing central venous catheter (CVC) insertion. The objective of the present study was to develop an instrument to assess residents in subclavian (SC) CVC insertion, to set performance standards, and to validate the tool using performance data.

Journal

Academic MedicinePubmed

Published: Sep 15, 2009

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