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Table 1 General 4-week schedule of the EM clerkship

From: Emergency medicine clerkship curriculum in a high-income developing country: methods for development and application

Week -1 D -7     D -3   D -1
Emergency medicine clerkship curriculum is sent to students     Entry self-assessment survey is conducted   Students’ subgroupsa are defined, and OneNote invitation is sent to students
Week 1 D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7
08:00–16:00
Introduction to emergency medicine clerkship
TBL activities and case discussions
Clinical shifts Clinical shifts
Subgroup A cannot have night shift
08:00–12:00
Emergency medicine residency program teaching day for subgroup A
Clinical shifts for other subgroups (except night time)
08:00–12:00
Simulation and skills practice sessions
Weekly group feedback session
Clinical shifts Clinical shifts (except night time)
Week 2 D8 D9 D10 D11 D12 D13 D14
08:00–16:00
TBL activities and case discussions
08:00–12:00
Simulation and skills practice sessions
Weekly group feedback session
Clinical shifts
Subgroup B cannot have night shift
08:00–12:00
Emergency medicine residency program teaching day for subgroup B
Clinical shifts for other subgroups (except night time)
08:00–13:00
Individual feedback session
Clinical shifts Clinical shifts (except night time)
Week 3 D15 D16 D17 D18 D19 D20 D21
08:00–16:00
TBL activities and case discussions
Clinical shifts Clinical shifts
Subgroup C cannot have night shift
08:00–12:00
Emergency medicine residency program teaching day for subgroup C
Clinical shifts for other subgroups (except night time)
08:00–12:00
Simulation and skills practice sessions
Weekly group feedback session
Clinical shifts Clinical shifts (except night time)
Week 4 D22 D23 D24 D25 D26 D27 D28
08:00–16:00
TBL activities and case discussions
Simulation and skills practice sessions
Exit self-assessment survey is conveyed
Revision session
Information regarding  MCQ and OSCE
Free skills practice session
Clinical shifts (except night time)
Clinical shifts (except night time) 13:00–15:30
Final MCQ exam
08:00–12:00
OSCE
Final feedback
Course evaluation survey
Clinical shifts (if necessary) Clinical shifts (if necessary)
  1. D day, MCQ multiple choice question, OSCE objective structured clinical examination, TBL team-based learning
  2. aSubgroups consist 4–6 students