Cardiothoracic surgery mock oral examinations: A single institution's 5-year experience
作者: Erin M. CorsiniKyle G. MitchellTom C. NguyenAra A. VaporciyanMara B. Antonoff
作者单位: 1Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex
2Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital–Heart and Vascular Institute, Houston, Tex
刊名: The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 2020, Vol.159 (4), pp.1439-1444
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.05.019
关键词: Surgical educationCardiothoracic surgery training curriculumMock oral examinationOral board examination
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Objectives(#br)Although in-training examinations provide surrogate data on qualifying exam readiness, use of mock oral examinations (MOEs) in cardiothoracic surgery training before the American Board of Thoracic Surgery certifying oral exam is not uniform. Although MOEs are prioritized by some institutions, development and execution of these labor-intensive, time-consuming exams may be a barrier to others. Therefore, we aimed to develop an MOE program and to assess its educational value.(#br)Methods(#br)We developed an institutional MOE program that mimicked the certification examination and was serially administered to 10 cardiothoracic surgery trainees from 2014 to 2018. Biannual MOE scores were reviewed, along with certifying examination pass rates. MOE data were available...
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  • institution 设立
  • experience 体验
  • single 单独的
  • surgery 外科