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Table 1 The skills that were tested and the time interval between teaching and re-test

From: Evaluation of medical student retention of clinical skills following simulation training

Clinical Skill Skill initially taught Year taught Year Re-assessed (time interval)
Venepuncture 3rd medical year (2014/15) 2017 (24 months)
Cannulation 4th medical year (2015/16) 2017 (12 months)
Male Catheterisation 3rd medical year (2014/15) 2017 (24 months)
Blood Pressure 3th medical year (2014/15) 2017 (24 months)
Sterile Field 4th medical year (2015/16) 2017 (12 months)
Arterial Blood Gas 4th medical year (2015/16) 2017 (12 months)
Blood Glucose 4th medical year (2015/16) 2017 (12 months)
  1. Students were taught clinical skills throughout their 3rd and 4th year of medical school. Students volunteered to rest their competency at these skills during their final year just before their final clerkship