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Table 1 Details of scenarios

From: Effects on postgraduate-year-I residents of simulation-based learning compared to traditional lecture-style education led by postgraduate-year-II residents: a pilot study

  Simulation group Lecture group
(n = 38) (n = 37)
Cases and goals Case 1. An outpatient with acute myocardial infarction
Understanding basic physical examination methods of walk-in patients.
Understanding the initial evaluation and examination of patients with chest pain.
Understanding differential diagnosis of fatal chest pain.
Understanding acute myocardial infarction.
Case 2. A patient with multiple injury coming by an ambulance
Understanding the initial evaluation and treatment of high energy trauma.
Understanding imaging findings of intraabdominal bleeding and multiple fractures.
Case 3. An inpatient with pneumonia
Understanding the initial evaluation and treatment at the time of sudden change to a fetal disease of a hospitalized patient.
Understanding the method of report to an advanced doctor.
Understanding pneumonia.
total time of each case one hour one hour
detail of time coarse (minutes) explanation of equipment (5) lecture (60)
case presentation (1) †
team discussion (3) †
simulation training (5) †
debriefing (8) †
†Repeating 3 times
Number of each group 12–14†† 11–14
††divided to two groups in this group  
Teaching staff Volunteer postgraduate-year-II residents Volunteer postgraduate-year-II residents