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Table 2 Courses and training the students had before enrolling in our curriculum.

From: CPR in medical schools: learning by teaching BLS to sudden cardiac death survivors – a promising strategy for medical students?

Course or training Yes No
First Aid Course 17 (53%) 25 (47%)
Megacode Training 25 (78%) 7 (22%)
CPR Training 22 (69%) 10 (31%)
ECG Course 2 (6%) 30 (94%)
AED Course 15 (47%) 17 (53%)
Practical Training in Internal Medicine 1 (3%) 31 (97%)
  1. First Aid course: 16-hour course in First Aid, including BLS, but also basic wound treatment.
  2. CPR training: several training sessions in BLS with a manikin and an AED.
  3. AED course: introductory course to the use of an AED in an emergency situation.
  4. Megacode training: Advanced Cardiac Life Support training, that follows BLS training.
  5. ECG course: training sessions in interpreting an ECG and diagnosing.
  6. Practical training in Internal Medicine: 4 week clinical course in Internal Medicine.