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Table 2 Post-course participant evaluation (n = 22)

From: Impact of an end-of-fourth-year emergency medicine bootcamp

Question Response
How has this course increased your confidence?
 Significantly 8 (36.4)
 Moderately 12 (54.5)
 Slightly 2 (9.1)
 Not at all 0 (0)
How has this course increased your competence?
 Significantly 8 (36.4)
 Moderately 12 (54.5)
 Slightly 2 (9.1)
 Not at all 0 (0)
How has this course impacted your procedural skills?
 Significantly 11 (50.0)
 Moderately 9 (40.9)
 Slightly 2 (9.1)
 Not at all 0 (0)
Would you recommend this course to next year’s graduating class?
 Absolutely 21 (95.5)
 Probably yes 1 (4.5)
 Probably no 0 (0)
 No 0 (0)
End of course comments: “Thank you so much for putting this course together. It was a great primer for starting intern year and makes me feel a lot more confident about starting. More importantly, it helped me realize how much I don’t know, but made me feel comfortable that its ok, and I will learn.”
“Thoroughly enjoyed the course.”
“Great course!”
“The overall schedule struck the right balance for students who are passionate about EM but in the homestretch.”
“I loved almost everything!!! Awesome lectures that were to the point and appropriately challenging for our level but focused on key ‘intern level take home points’…And loved the skills and sim sessions. Awesome awesome awesome course.”
“Really grateful for this course and feeling re-inspired and reinvigorated about EM.”
“Informal exposure to residents before/after/during sessions they were leading was particularly valuable.”
“I really appreciate the effort from the course directors and course faculty to make this an outstanding course.”