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Table 4 Responses to the web-based training seminar among nursing and physician course participants

From: Creating a gold medal Olympic and Paralympics health care team: a satisfaction survey of the mobile medical unit/polyclinic team training for the Vancouver 2010 winter games

   Average response* Average responses by clinical role  
No. Questions All participants Nurses and RT’s§ n = 21 (SD) Physicians n = 22 (SD) P value
1 Infection control basics 2.31 (1.01) 1.93 (0.70) 2.65 (1.12) 0.054
2 Central venous catheters care & maintenance 2.44 (1.16) 2.08 (0.91) 2.75 (1.27) 0.296
3 Safe blood transfusion 2.16 (1.08) 1.89 (0.99) 2.42 (1.07) 0.043
4 WHMIS basics 2.35 (0.97) 2.18 (0.98) 2.52 (0.95) 0.254
5 VANOC medical services 1.85 (0.72) 1.81 (0.79) 1.89 (0.67) 0.416
6 Introduction to MMU: history and planning 1.71 (0.75) 1.61 (0.75) 1.80 (0.76) 0.315
7 Summary of Whistler polyclinic and MMU 1.66 (0.76) 1.57 (0.69) 1.75 (0.83) 0.312
8 MMU orientation to physical layout and patient flow 1.76 (0.90) 1.81 (0.79) 1.71 (1.01) 0.615
9 Olympics/paralympics MMU blood education overview 2.07 (1.04) 1.68 (0.72) 2.46 (1.17) 0.075
10 Transfusion medicine services 2.07 (0.84) 1.81 (0.78) 2.31 (0.85) 0.171
11 Introduction to METI Emergency Care Simulator (ECS) 2.06 (1.03) 1.68 (0.80) 2.50 (1.10) 0.007
12 Introduction to METI Human Patient Simulator (HPS) 2.10 (0.96) 1.77 (0.81) 2.48 (0.99) 0.008
13 Value in post-test assessments of learning modules 2.09 (0.98) 1.82 (0.81) 2.38 (1.06) 0.329
  1. § Respiratory Therapists, *Response scoring scale: 1 = very valuable, 2 = somewhat valuable, 3 = neutral, 4 = minimally valuable, 5 = not at all valuable.