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Table 2 Self-confidence in clinical skills pre and post test

From: Simulated learning in musculoskeletal assessment and rehabilitation education: comparing the effect of a simulation-based learning activity with a peer-based learning activity

   Not at all confident Highly confident
1 How confident are you in doing basic shoulder assessments such as muscle testing and range of motion on a person whom you are not familiar with? 1 2 3 4 5 6
2 How confident are you in being able to make a patient comfortable, minimising their pain and anxiety, whilst performing a shoulder assessment on your patient? 1 2 3 4 5 6
3 How confident are you in taking a history on a patient with rotator cuff tendonitis/impingement syndrome? 1 2 3 4 5 6
4 How confident are you in performing shoulder palpation on a patient with shoulder complaints? 1 2 3 4 5 6
5 How confident are you in interpreting a patient’s verbal and physical response to orthopaedic assessment procedures? In other words, interpreting if the assessment is positive or negative for a condition such as facet or impingement syndrome? 1 2 3 4 5 6
6 How confident are you in explaining to a patient what may be causing their pain during a certain procedure; for example, shoulder pain during a specific orthopaedic procedure 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 How confident are you at performing a basic shoulder assessment which includes observation, orthopaedic, muscle testing, and range of motion procedures? 1 2 3 4 5 6
8 How confident are you in interpreting the findings of an active function tests or either the spine or shoulder? 1 2 3 4 5 6
9 How confident are you at initiating a shoulder range of motion and strengthening exercise technique? 1 2 3 4 5 6