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Table 4 Program director evaluation of EM bootcamp participants’ and non-participants’ clinical knowledge, procedural skills, and confidence

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

Question and response Participants
(n = 14)
Non-participants
(n = 15)
p value
How does this intern’s clinical knowledge compare to your other interns?
 Significantly below 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.473
 Moderately below 0 (0) 2 (13.3)
 Average 4 (28.6) 6 (40.0)
 Moderately above 9 (64.3) 6 (40.0)
 Significantly above 1 (7.1) 1 (6.7)
How does this intern’s procedural skills compare with your other interns?
 Significantly below 0 (0) 0 (0) 0.651
 Moderately below 0 (0) 2 (13.3)
 Average 10 (71.4) 11 (73.3)
 Moderately above 3 (21.4) 2 (13.3)
 Significantly above 1 (7.1) 0 (0)
How would you rate this intern’s confidence compared with other interns in your program?
 Significantly below 0 (0) 1 (6.7) >0.999
 Moderately below 0 (0) 1 (6.7)
 Average 9 (64.3) 9 (60.0)
 Moderately above 4 (28.6) 4 (26.7)
 Significantly above 1 (7.1) 0 (0)