Collaborative Surgical Proficiency Initiative

2014-07-23 21:11:04 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of this study is to provide a quantitative base line comparison to determine a surgeon's proficiency based on that surgeon's hand and tool movements while performing simulation tasks.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Surgical Proficiency


Simuvision Simulator


Simulation and Education Training (SimET) Center, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
United States


Enrolling by invitation


Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:11:04-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Skills in the use of language which lead to proficiency in written or spoken communication.

Surgical techniques in which SUTURES are not applied to surgical wounds.

Sterile clothing worn during surgical procedures to protect the surgical site from sources of contamination.

Nonexpendable apparatus used during surgical procedures. They are differentiated from SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, usually hand-held and used in the immediate operative field.

Surgical procedures performed using a computer that remotely controls surgical instruments attached to mechanical arms designed to perform the tasks of the surgeon.

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