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Table 4 SBME and essential procedural skills among Thai medical students order by experience with SBME (N = 367)

From: Simulation-based medical education in Thailand: a cross-sectional online national survey

Essential procedural skills Experience with SBME (n (%)) Satisfaction score*
(mean (SD))
Essential procedural skills Experience with SBME (n (%)) Satisfaction score*
(mean (SD))
Advanced life support 365 (99.5) 4.59 (0.73) Insertion/removal of an intrauterine device 275 (74.9) 4.12 (1.01)
Basic life support 365 (99.5) 4.52 (0.76) Marsupialization of Bartholin’s cyst 275 (74.9) 4.09 (1.04)
Endotracheal intubation 355 (96.7) 4.45 (0.85) Vaginal packing 272 (74.1) 4.20 (0.92)
Suture 350 (95.4) 4.53 (0.76) Aspiration of skin/bursa of elbow/ankle 262 (71.4) 4.31 (0.88)
Anterior nasal packing 348 (94.8) 4.34 (0.86) Intramuscular injection 262 (71.4) 4.18 (0.92)
Urethral catheterization 340 (92.6) 4.49 (0.76) Strengthening and stretching exercises 260 (70.8) 4.17 (0.92)
Normal labor 340 (92.6) 4.27 (0.90) Intravenous injection 255 (69.5) 4.19 (0.94)
Incision/drainage of subcutaneous tissue 338 (92.4) 4.32 (0.89) Cervical polypectomy 248 (67.6) 4.20 (0.95)
Venipuncture 335 (91.3) 4.08 (1.04) Amniotomy 248 (67.6) 4.00 (1.04)
First aid management of injured patients 333 (90.7) 4.45 (0.74) Cervical biopsy 241 (65.7) 4.19 (0.93)
Episiotomy and perineorrhaphy 333 (90.7) 4.21 (0.94) Biopsy of skin and subcutaneous tissue 241 (65.7) 4.19 (0.91)
Pelvic examination 333 (90.7) 4.21 (0.98) Debridement of wound 236 (64.3) 4.23 (0.98)
Papanicolaou smear 323 (88.0) 4.29 (0.85) Oxygen therapy 233 (63.5) 4.34 (0.84)
Wound dressing 316 (86.1) 4.45 (0.82) Aerosol bronchodilator therapy 226 (61.6) 4.10 (0.81)
Lumbar puncture 309 (84.2) 4.37 (0.94) Capillary puncture 226 (61.6) 3.95 (1.06)
Stump bandaging 299 (81.2) 4.33 (0.87) Breathing exercises 224 (61.0) 4.13 (0.96)
External splinting 297 (80.9) 4.39 (0.82) Arterial puncture 221 (60.2) 4.21 (0.96)
NG tube irrigation and lavage 297 (80.9) 4.19 (0.94) Umbilical vein catheterization 214 (58.3) 4.18 (0.97)
Local infiltration and digital nerve block 282 (76.8) 4.29 (0.83) Measurement of central venous pressure 209 (56.9) 4.24 (0.90)
Excision of subcutaneous tissue cyst 280 (76.3) 4.25 (0.97) Stomal care 209 (56.9) 4.19 (0.87)
Intravenous fluid infusion 280 (76.3) 4.09 (0.95) Foreign body removal from the vagina 204 (55.6) 4.08 (0.98)
Subcutaneous injection 277 (75.5) 4.26 (0.88) Blood and blood component transfusion 185 (50.4) 4.01 (0.97)
Skin traction of limbs 275 (74.9) 4.24 (0.86) Phototherapy 153 (41.7) 3.98 (1.05)
Intradermal injection 275 (74.9) 4.19 (0.94)    
  1. *Likert score: 1 = strongly disagree; 2 = disagree; 3 = neither agree nor disagree; 4 = agree; 5 = strongly agree