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ACE Report #4694
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

AAOS: e-Learning effective tool for surgical residents

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Improved Orthopaedic Resident Surgical Procedures after e-Learning – A Randomized Controlled Study

Contributing Authors: TM Hearty M Maizels M Pring R Liu JF Sarwark J Janicki

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


28 inexperienced residents were randomized to prepare for closed reduction and percutaneous pinning of a pediatric supracondylar fracture surgery test, using either a textbook supplemented with an e-Learning module, or with a textbook alone to see whether e-Learning can improve performance and reduce anxiety. In a 60 minute test results and effectiveness survey, residents in E-learning group demon...

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