Skip to main content

Table 1 Objective rating scale

From: Development of a Saw Bones Model for training pedicle screw placement in scoliosis

  1 2 3 4 5
Preparation Did not organize, has to stop procedure frequently to prepare equipment   Equipment generally organized   All equipment neatly prepared and ready for use
  1 2 3 4 5
Time and motion Many unnecessary movements   Efficient time and motion   Clear economy of movement and maximum efficiency
  1 2 3 4 5
Instrument handling Repeatedly makes tentative or awkward moves with instruments   Competent use of instruments, occasionally appeared stiff and awkward   Fluid moves with instruments and no awkwardness
  1 2 3 4 5
Flow of procedure Frequently stopped procedure and seemed unsure of next moves   Demonstrated some forward planning with reasonable progression of procedure   Obviously planned course of procedure with effortless flow from one move to the next
  1 2 3 4 5
Knowledge of procedure Deficient knowledge   Knew all important steps   Demonstrated familiarity with all aspects of the procedure
  1 2 3 4 5
Overall performance Very poor   Competent   Clearly superior
  1. Grading rubric for steps and global rating scale for resident performance