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Table 1 Residents’ Perceptions of PICU Rotation Before and After PICU Passport

From: PICU Passport: Pilot study of a handheld resident curriculum

  Pre-Intervention
N = 22
n (%)
Post-Intervention
N = 38
n (%)
P
Level of Training
 - PGY2a 3 (13.64) 27 (71.05) <0.001
 - PGY3a (or higher) 19 (86.36) 11 (28.95)
Feel prepared to recognize a critically ill child 21 (95.45) 36 (94.74) 1
Feel prepared to plan initial management of a critically ill child 18 (81.82) 32 (84.21) 0.46
Comfortable caring for a critically ill child until disposition to a higher level of care 16 (72.73) 22 (57.89) 0.28
Satisfied with educational experience during PICU rotation 6 (27.27) 30 (78.95) <0.001
Empowered to ask PICU faculty to cover specific topics 6 (27.27) 29 (76.32) <0.001
PICU faculty targeted teaching towards gaps in knowledge 1 (4.55) 24 (63.16) <0.0001
Acquired skills and knowledge during PICU rotation important to general pediatrics residency training 17 (77.27) 35 (92.11) 0.13
  1. aPGY Post-graduate year of training