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Table 2 Comparison between medical students and postgraduate about how much their ward rounds should cover the following competencies.

From: The learners' perspective on internal medicine ward rounds: a cross-sectional study

  Students
(n = 68)
Postgraduates
(n = 66)
 
Competencies Mean ± SD Mean ± SD p value*
Conveying medical knowledge 4.43 ± 0.74 4.28 ± 0.92 0.311
Teaching clinical skills 4.49 ± 0.68 4.50 ± 0.68 0.895
Professional attitude 4.34 ± 0.80 4.37 ± 0.68 0.845
Communication skills 4.05 ± 0.86 4.43 ± 0.65 0.008
Clinical problem solving ability 4.31 ± 0.83 4.55 ± 0.60 0.068
Presentation skills 4.26 ± 0.86 4.48 ± 0.57 0.104
Approach towards patients 4.31 ± 0.74 4.61 ± 0.52 0.011
Management of patients 4.59 ± 0.58 4.71 ± 0.52 0.226
Ability to discuss problems logically 4.34 ± 0.79 4.50 ± 0.74 0.256
Medical ethics 4.01 ± 1.04 4.54 ± 0.71 0.002
Counseling 4.24 ± 0.76 4.57 ± 0.73 0.014
Bedside examination 4.66 ± 0.53 4.53 ± 0.68 0.270
Managerial skills 3.89 ± 1.03 4.18 ± 0.82 0.097
Leadership skills 3.98 ± 0.95 4.42 ± 0.80 0.007
  1. (Competencies rated on a scale of 1 - 5)
  2. *Statistical test conducted: Independent sample t-test