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Table 4 Self-confidence of tutees

From: Undergraduate technical skills training guided by student tutors – Analysis of tutors' attitudes, tutees' acceptance and learning progress in an innovative teaching model

Clinical skill before training after training p*
Blood pressure measurement 5.13 ± 0.13a 5.45 ± 0.09 <0.0001
Correct skin cleaning and disinfection 4.56 ± 0.14 5.52 ± 0.08 <0.0001
Safe syringe disposal 4.76 ± 0.16 5.49 ± 0.09 <0.0001
Blood sampling 2.99 ± 0.19 4.79 ± 0.10 <0.0001
Intravenous cannulisation 2.35 ± 0.19 4.28 ± 0.12 <0.0001
Intramuscular injection (M. deltoideus) 2.36 ± 0.19 4.41 ± 0.14 <0.0001
Intramuscular injection (M. gluteus) 2.45 ± 0.19 4.67 ± 0.12 <0.0001
Intradermal skin test placement 2.30 ± 0.21 4.35 ± 0.17 <0.0001
Electrocardiogram registration 2.61 ± 0.21 4.32 ± 0.14 <0.0001
  1. a6-point Likert scale: 1 = I feel very unconfident; 6 = I feel very confident (mean ± SEM).
  2. *Exact sign test for paired samples.
  3. Self-confidence of 3rd year trainees (n = 85) before and after tutor-based skills lab training.