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Table 4 Emergency Department clinical shifts

From: Emergency medicine residency training in Africa: overview of curriculum

Academic year Average number ED clinical shifts per month
Median (number) IQR (number)
Resident Year 1 16 14–21
Resident Year 2 16 14–20
Resident Year 3 15 13–16
Resident Year 4* 16 14–17
Academic year Average duration (in hours) of single ED clinical shift
Median (hours) IQR (hours)
Resident Year 1 12 10.5–12
Resident Year 2 12 11–12
Resident Year 3 12 12–12
Resident Year 4* 12 10.8–12
  1. *7/10 programs offers a 4 year EMRP