Simulated Surgical Skills Training: Modern-Day Surgical Homework

Burns, R. Phillip; Burkholder, Hans C.
February 2007
American Surgeon;Feb2007, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p166
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the benefits of simulated surgical skills training facility in the U.S. The Surgery Residency Review Committee acknowledged that simulation-based training has an important role to play in the development of technical skill. The University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga has opened a multidisciplinary skills training facility in 1980. It stresses the importance of the availability of local or regional skills training centers for surgical practitioners.


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