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To measure associations between first-time performance on the American Board of Surgery (ABS) recertification exam with subsequent state medical licensing board disciplinary actions.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Annals of surgery
Controversy surrounds the use of standardized exit exams to predict and prepare students for NCLEX success. The purpose of this study was to explore the relationships between Kaplan integrated exam sc...
Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) has become a board certification requirement for general surgery residents. While the FES program provides a robust didactic curriculum, an endoscopic skills c...
Examining test performance, a common practice in nursing education, can be a vital learning tool, as well as a means of assessment. Exam or cognitive wrappers, performed by students after an exam but ...
Health care certification programs are experiencing a period of great change because of increased public expectations and recent accreditation requirement changes. Nursing certification programs, incl...
The purpose of the study was to find whether there were differences in cortisol awakening response (CAR) between a neutral day and an exam day in a group of female students and to explore possible rel...
The proposed study is designed to further demonstrate the performance of the Nociception Level (NoL) Index - in surgical patient under general anesthesia, by evaluating its response to con...
This research study aims to improve the standard exam called Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST). The FAST exam is an ultrasound test used to identify an abdominal bleed. T...
The purpose of the General Surgery Training Outcomes Project: Evaluating the Impact of the Curriculum on General Surgery Resident Training and Evaluation is to analyze data collected as a ...
A Phase III Multicenter Randomized Trial Assessing the Efficacy of Post-Operative Conventional External Beam Radiation Therapy Following Orthopaedic Surgery in Patients With Lower Extremity Bone Metastases
The objective of the present study is to evaluate the effectiveness of post-operative radiation therapy in lower extremity bone metastases. This trial will compare the health outcomes of p...
Operations in the retina and removal of the vitreous (vitrectomy) is a type of operation where the surgeon requires much training and where there is an increased risk of operative complica...
A neuropsychological test designed to assess different memory functions. It may incorporate an optional cognitive exam (Brief Cognitive Status Exam) that helps to assess memory related cognitive function.
A mechanism of information stimulus and response that may control subsequent behavior, cognition, perception, or performance. (From APA Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)
The performance of dissections, injections, surgery, etc., by the use of micromanipulators (attachments to a microscope) that manipulate tiny instruments.
Solutions which, upon administration, will temporarily arrest cardiac activity. They are used in the performance of heart surgery.
A state characterized by loss of feeling or sensation. This depression of nerve function is usually the result of pharmacologic action and is induced to allow performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...
Collaborations in biotechnology
Commercial and academic collaborations are used throughout the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector to enhance research and product development. Collaborations can take the form of research and evaluation agreements, licensing, partnerships etc. ...