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Table 2 Comparison of resident-reported comfort with clinical skill themes pre and post-MOBE intervention

From: Resident attitudes and benefits of mock oral board examinations in radiation oncology

 NCCN WorkupReciting Evidence-based TreatmentWeighing Risk/BenefitRT Planning and Dose ConstraintsEvaluating Treatment Plans
PGY2 (n = 5)2.62.42.622.2
PGY3 (n = 3)    p = 0.371
p-value   p = 0.092 
 Pre-MOBE4.04.04.33.02.7
 Post-MOBE4.04.04.33.73.0
PGY4 (n = 3)
p-value p = 0.211   
 Pre-MOBE4.03.74.03.73.7
 Post-MOBE4.03.34.03.73.7
PGY5 (n = 3)
p-value p = 0.092p = 0.211p = 0.211 
 Pre-MOBE4.03.74.34.04.0
 Post-MOBE4.04.34.74.34.0
  1. [Likert scale (1–5, very uncomfortable- very comfortable)]. MOBE = mock oral board examination; NCCN National Comprehensive Cancer Network; RT radiation therapy; PGY post-graduate year