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Table 3 Student preference for patient safety education timing

From: Patient safety and quality improvement education: a cross-sectional study of medical students’ preferences and attitudes

Teaching venue All students N = 358 Pre-clinical N = 158 Clinical N = 200
Pre-clinical lectures 12.0% 16.5% 8.5%
Community week* 6.4% 8.9% 4.5%
Medical humanities course 2.2 1.9% 2.5%
Clinical skill course 26.8 37.3% 18.5%
Clinical Rotations 46.9 27.9% 62%
Other 5.6 7.6% 4.0%
  1. *Community week is an experience where 1st and 2nd year students go and spend a total of 5 weeks working one-on-one with a primary care preceptor somewhere in North Carolina.