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Table 3 Students’ self-evaluation of their knowledge, attitudes, and skills after their court-based learning

From: Developing an innovative medical ethics and law curriculum—constructing a situation-based, interdisciplinary, court-based learning course: a mixed methods study

  Do Not Understand at All (1) (n, %) Do Not Understand (2) (n, %) Neutral (3) (n, %) Understand (4) (n, %) Completely Understand (5) (n, %) Mean
Court operations 0 (0) 1 (1) 24 (25) 62 (64) 10 (10) 3.84±0.61
Medical lawsuit 0 (0) 2 (2) 27 (28) 58 (60) 10 (10) 3.78±0.65
Mediation 0 (0) 4 (4) 28 (29) 52 (54) 12 (13) 3.75±0.73
  Strongly Disagree (1) (n, %) Disagree (2) (n, %) Neutral (3) (n, %) Agree (4) (n, %) Strongly Agree (5) (n, %) Mean
Less worried about medical disputes 1 (1) 13 (14) 29 (31) 43 (46) 8 (8) 3.47±0.88
Accept the court’s ruling 1 (1) 6 (6) 28 (29) 51 (53) 10 (11) 3.66±0.79
Aware of potential medical disputes 0 (0) 2 (2) 24 (25) 56 (58) 14 (15) 3.85±0.68
Able to show empathy and apply mediation skills 0 (0) 0 (0) 19 (20) 61 (63) 16 (17) 3.97±0.61
More interested in medical law courses 0 (0) 1 (1) 20 (21) 54 (56) 21 (22) 3.99±0.69