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Table 3 The participant’s evaluation of the training on a 7-point Likert scale, where 1 represent “I strongly agree”, and 7 represent “I strongly disagree” (Median scores with quartiles) (Obs observation, Sim simulation)

From: Combining in-situ simulation and live HEMS mission facilitator observation: a flexible learning concept

Modality Question Physician HTCM Pilot Nurse
Median (quartiles) n Median (quartiles) n Median (quartiles) n Median (quartiles) n
Obs Sufficient time was allotted for debriefing and feedback after the mission observation 1(1–1.5) 9 1.5(1–2.75) 8 1(1–2) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim Sufficient time was allotted for crew simulation training 1(1–2) 46 1(1–2) 46 1(1–1) 44 1(1–1) 4
Obs The live mission observation was completed without interrupting other on-call duties 1(1–2) 9 1.5(1–2) 8 2(1–2) 7 1(1–3) 5
Sim The simulation training was completed without interrupting other on-call duties 7(5–7) 46 6(3.75–7) 46 7(1–7) 45 7(7–7) 4
Obs I am comfortable with being observed by a peer during a live mission 1(1–2) 9 1(1–1) 8 1(1–1) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim There was enough equipment available to make the simulation training realistic 2(1–2) 46 2(1–2) 46 1(1–2) 45 1(1–2) 4
Obs I felt comfortable with the way the live mission observation was carried out 1(1–2) 9 1(1–1) 8 1(1–1.25) 6 1(1–1.5) 5
Sim I felt comfortable with the way the simulation training was set up 1(1–1) 45 1(1–1) 45 1(1–1) 44 1(1–1) 4
Obs I felt comfortable with exposing my skills and competencies during a live mission 2(1–3.5) 9 1(1–1) 8 1(1–1) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim I felt comfortable with exposing my skills and competencies during the simulation training 7(2.75–7) 46 6(2–7) 45 7(1–7) 45 7(7–7) 4
Obs Live mission observation with debriefing and feedback gives me the same benefits as simulation training 1(1–4.5) 9 2(1–4.25) 8 2(1–2) 7 1(1–3) 5
Sim Simulation was a realistic way to train 1(1–2) 46 1(1–2) 45 1(1–2) 45 1(1–1) 4
Obs The mission characteristics were well suited for mission observation with consequent debriefing and feedback 2(1–3) 9 1.5(1–2 8 1(1–2) 7 1(1–2) 5
Sim The topic of the simulation training is relevant for this kind of simulation training 1(1–1) 45 1(1–1) 46 1(1–1) 44 1(1–1) 4
Obs Live mission observation with feedback and debriefing is useful for my occupational category 1(1–1) 9 1(1–1.75) 8 1(1–2) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim This type of simulation training is useful for my occupational category 1(1–2) 44 1(1–1) 45 1(1–2) 44 1(1–1) 4
Obs The facilitator managed to create a learning environment by relating elements from the mission observation to our SOPs 1(1–1.5) 9 1(1–1) 8 1(1–2) 7 1(1–2.5) 5
Sim The simulation scenario was representative of the SOPs we trained on 1(1–2) 46 1(1–2) 46 1(1–2) 45 1(1–1.75) 4
Obs The execution of the mission was not disrupted by the peer joining for mission observation 1(1–2) 9 1(1–1) 7 1(1–2) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim The topic of the scenario training was relevant to the mission profile of the base 1(1–1.5) 45 1(1–1.5) 45 1(1–2) 44 1(1–1) 4
Obs The debriefing and feedback after the mission observed was useful 1(1–1) 9 1(1–1) 9 1(1–2) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim The feedback after the simulation training was useful 1(1–1.25) 46 1(1–2) 45 1(1–2) 45 1(1–1) 4
Obs Enough time was allotted for debriefing and feedback after the mission observation 1(1–1.5) 9 1(1–2) 9 1(1–2) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim Enough time was allotted for feedback after the simulation training 1(1–1.5) 45 1(1–2) 45 1(1–1) 45 1(1–1) 4
Obs It was easy to motivate oneself to complete the mission with mission observation 1(1–1.5) 9 1(1–1) 9 1(1–2) 7 1(1–1) 5
Sim It was easy to motivate oneself to complete the simulation training 1(1–2) 46 1(1–2) 45 1(1–1) 45 1(1–1) 4
Obs I have a positive attitude towards this kind of training 1(1–1.5) 9 1(1–1) 9 1(1–1.25) 6 1(1–1) 5
Sim I have a positive attitude towards this kind of training 1(1–1) 46 1(1–1) 44 1(1–1) 45 1(1–1) 4