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Video education, simulation improve surgical training among dermatology residents

6 days ago   |   By Healio

Among dermatology residents, researchers saw an increase in the Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills instrument after implementing a video-based surgical curriculum, and residents self-reported enjoying the video-based and simulation method.
“Importantly, the residents found the hands-on sessions helpful in preparing them for live surgical procedures and found simulation to be a helpful adjunct to the existing apprenticeship model,” Kristina J. Liu, MD, MHS, of the department of dermatology at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and colleagues wrote.
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