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Table 2 Students’ self-rated confidence in performing procedural skills on real patient before and after the workshop

From: Enhancing paramedics procedural skills using a cadaveric model

  Pre-workshop Post-workshop MD (SEM) t (p-value)
Laryngeal mask airway 3.45 (0.972) 4.11 (0.752) 0.667 (0.103) 6.453 (<0.001)
12-lead electrocardiography 3.56 (0.792) 4.29 (0.710) 0.729 (0.072) 10.162 (<0.001)
Laryngoscope 3.41 (0.792) 4.14 (0.752) 0.726 (0.083) 8.796 (<0.001)
Oropharyngeal airway 4.39 (0.701) 4.58 (0.592) 0.198 (0.070) 2.810 (<0.001)
Magill® forceps to remove foreign body obstruction 3.62 (0.936) 4.25 (0.771) 0.632 (0.096) 6.587 (<0.001)
Nasopharyngeal airway 3.91 (0.876) 4.51 (0.682) 0.600 (0.086) 6.937 (<0.001)
Bag-Valve-Mask 4.01 (0.792) 4.39 (0.673) 0.379 (0.084) 4.535 (<0.001)
Double airway manoeuvre 4.18 (0.725) 4.52 (0.598) 0.344 (0.077) 4.482 (<0.001)
Triple airway manoeuvre 4.15 (0.743) 4.47 (0.599) 0.326 (0.081) 4.019 (<0.001)
Thoracocentesis 2.89 (0.993) 4.13 (0.669) 1.240 (0.099) 12.514 (<0.001)
CT-6 traction splint 3.06 (0.982) 3.93 (0.714) 0.865 (0.091) 9.519 (<0.001)