Learning Assessment Toolkit

de Boer, Peter G.; Buckley, Rick; Schmidt, Pascal; Fox, Robert; Jupiter, Jesse
May 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 5, p1325
Academic Journal
The article presents a report which assesses the Learning Assessment Toolkit and how it can be utilized to alter surgical educational events. It mentions that the educational event used to assess the toolkit is a course founded on operative fracture management principles in which participants are residents who are in their first years of training. It states that the toolkit data manifest precise information on the competency level of the surgeon's performance relative to their clinical judgment.


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