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Table 1 Characteristics of panel experts in Round 1, Round 2, and Round 3

From: Core procedural skills competencies and the maintenance of procedural skills for medical students: a Delphi study

  Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
n = 36 (%) n = 33 (%) n = 27 (%)
Professiona
 Medicine 14 (38) 18 (54) 17 (63)
 Nursing 11 (30) 10 (30) 7 (26)
 Medical Education 17 (47) 17 (51) 7 (26)
 Otherb 3 (9)     
 Total responses 36 (48) 33 (91) 27 (75)
Gender
 Female 27 (75) 24 (72) 22 (81)
 Male 9 (25) 9 (28) 5 (19)
Practice Locationa
 ACT 1 (3)     
 NSW 4 (11)     
 Queensland 28 (78)     
 South Australia 2 (6)     
 Tasmania 2 (6)     
Years in clinical education
  < 5 6 (17)     
 6–10 12 (33)     
 11–15 6 (17)     
 16–20 5 (14)     
  > 20 7 (19)     
  1. aSome experts responded in more than one category of the same section. For example, experts could work across two professions and across two states (i.e., Northern NSW/Southeast QLD) therefore, total ≠ 100%
  2. bThese experts were currently working in a medical school: a psychotherapist, a medical researcher (previously registered medical practitioner) and a clinical skills simulator (previously registered nurse)