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Table 8 Results of EVA II in the scale ‘My teaching dentist and his/her patients’

From: Work shadowing in dental teaching practices: evaluation results of a collaborative study between university and general dental practices

No. Item Mean SD
35 I learned a lot from my teaching dentist on how to deal with patients. 5.98 1.28
36 I was able to learn from patients how they experienced and processed their condition. 4.66 1.51
37 I experienced a very individual approach to the conditions of the patients. 4.84 1.50
38 The interaction of my teaching dentist with the practice team was of role model quality to me. 5.87 1.53
39 I got to know patients with medical conditions of the most diverse dental areas. 4.59 1.82
40 I was able to discuss problems with the dentist regarding my personal career path. 5.02 1.66
41 The range of conditions and patients at my work shadowing practice were very divers. 4.66 1.82
42 My dentist has become a role model to me through his/her way of dealing with patients. 5.33 1.74
43 The patients showed me how they deal with their conditions. 3.98 1.51
44 I was also able to discuss my personal problems regarding my studies with my dentist. 4.64 1.86
45 The patients were very co-operative during the work shadowing period. 5.64 1.13
46 The patients took me seriously. 5.76 1.13
47 My teaching dentist demonstrated many examinations to me beforehand. 5.65 1.47
48 My teaching dentist regularly gave me feedback. 5.49 1.65
49 I found the feedback provided by my teaching dentist was motivating and useful. 5.76 1.41
  Total rating 5.19 0.60
  1. 1 = ‘does not apply at all’, 2 = ‘does mostly not apply’, 3 = ‘does rather not apply’, 4 = ‘partially applies’, 5 = ‘rather applies’, 6 = ‘mostly applies’, 7 = ‘applies without limitation’