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Table 4 Correlations between Clerkship students´ self-ratings on the ability to perform a task (I can) and the history in performing a task (I did) as well as the supervisors rating on the students´ ability to perform the task (the student can, individual [1 and 2] and mean of two supervisors [mean]) in relation to a 6-point supervision level scale. Shown are the results for 12 end-of-training EPAs, including the tasks of EPA 2. The numbers in parentheses indicate the number of subscales. Correlations are calculated by Pearson´ r

From: Introducing an assessment tool based on a full set of end-of-training EPAs to capture the workplace performance of final-year medical students

  I can I can Student can 1
I did Student can_mean Student can 2
1. Along the clinical encounter    
1.1. Take a medical history, perform a physical examination and provide a structured summary of the results (6)Take a medical history, perform a physical examination and provide a structured summary of the results (6) 0.635, p <0.000 0.114, p=NS 0.339, p=NS
1.2. Compile a diagnostic plan and initiate implementation (5) 0.563, p <0.000 -0.049, p=NS 0.344, p=NS
1.3. Interpret test results and initiate further steps (6) 0.709, p <0.000 -0.053, p=NS 0.576, p <0.01
1.4. Compile a treatment plan and initiate implementation (5) 0.641, p <0.000 0.025, p=NS 0.748, p <0.001
2. Perform general procedures of a physician    
2.1. Sample venous blood -0.017, p=NS 0.0070, p=NS 0.744, p <0.000
2.2. Sample capillary blood 0.950, p <0.000 0.167, p=NS 0.111, p=NS
2.3. Insert a peripheral venous catheter 0.195, p=NS -0.037, p=NS 0.763, p <0.000
2.4. Take a blood culture 0.832, p <0.000 0.540, p=NS 0.863, p <0.000
2.5. Take a smear (mouth, nose, wounds, anal of urogenital) 0.793, p <0.000 -0.139, p=NS 0.633, p <0.001
2.6. Give an intracutaneous injection 0.878, p <0.000 -0.170, p=NS 0.491, p <0.01
2.7. Give a subcutaneous injection 0.875, p <0.000 0.008, p=NS 0.118, p=NS
2.8. Give a intramuscular injection 0.841, p <0.000 -0.161, p=NS -0.111, p=NS
2.9. Give an infusion 0.403, p <0.01 0.200, p=NS 0.523, p <0.01
2.10. Place a nasogastric tube 0.808, p <0.000 0.194, p=NS 0.540, p <0.01
2.11. Take an electrocardiogram 0.907, p <0.000 0.202, p=NS 0.608, p <0.01
2.12. Put on or change a simple bandage 0.801, p <0.000 0.144, p=NS 0.360, p=NS
2.13. Write a prescription, countersignature by physician 0.826, p <0.000 0.034, p=NS 0.178, p=NS
3. Communication with patients    
3.1. Seek consent for medical procedures and diagnostics (2) 0.820, p <0.000 0.025, p=NS 0.582, p <0.01
3.2. Inform and advise a patient (6) 0.548, p <0.000 -0.036, p=NS 0.433, p <0.05
4. Communication with colleagues    
4.1. Present a patient history (2) 0.677, p <0.000 0.342, p=NS 0.395, p <0.05
4.2. Give or receive a patient handover (2) 0.643, p <0.000 0.198, p=NS 0.090, p=NS
4.3. Compile and distribute a patient report (3) 0.798, p <0.000 -0.214, p=NS 0.603, p <0.01
5. Further professional activities of a physician    
5.1. Recognize an emergency situation and act upon it (13) 0.478, p <0.000 -0.029, p=NS 0.712, p <0.000
5.2. Undertake an evidence-based patient case presentation and initiate patient-specific implementation (5) 0.603, p <0.000 -0.006, p=NS 0.653, p <0.000