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Content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills

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title = "Content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills",
abstract = "PURPOSE: At graduation from medical school, competency in otoscopy is often insufficient. Simulation-based training can be used to improve technical skills, but the suitability of the training model and assessment must be supported by validity evidence. The purpose of this study was to collect content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills.METHODS: First, a three-round Delphi study was conducted with a panel of nine clinical teachers in otorhinolaryngology (ORL) to determine the content requirements in our educational context. Next, the authenticity of relevant cases in a commercially available technology-enhanced simulator (Earsi, VR Magic, Germany) was evaluated by specialists in ORL. Finally, an integrated course was developed for the simulator based on these results.RESULTS: The Delphi study resulted in nine essential diagnoses of normal variations and pathologies that all junior doctors should be able to diagnose with a handheld otoscope. Twelve out of 15 tested simulator cases were correctly recognized by at least one ORL specialist. Fifteen cases from the simulator case library matched the essential diagnoses determined by the Delphi study and were integrated into the course.CONCLUSION: Content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills was collected. This informed a simulation-based course that can be used for undergraduate training. The course needs to be further investigated in relation to other aspects of validity and for future self-directed training.",
keywords = "Evidence-based medical education, Handheld otoscopy, Otology, Simulation-based training, Technical skills training, Clinical Competence, Otoscopy, Simulation Training, Computer Simulation, Humans, Germany",
author = "{von Buchwald}, {Josefine Hastrup} and Martin Frend{\o} and Guldager, {Mads J} and Jacob Melchiors and Andersen, {Steven Arild Wuyts}",
year = "2021",
month = jul,
doi = "10.1007/s00405-020-06336-6",
language = "English",
volume = "278",
pages = "2313--2320",
journal = "Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ohren- Nasen- und Kehlkopfheilkunde",
issn = "0003-9195",
publisher = "Springer",
number = "7",

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills

AU - von Buchwald, Josefine Hastrup

AU - Frendø, Martin

AU - Guldager, Mads J

AU - Melchiors, Jacob

AU - Andersen, Steven Arild Wuyts

PY - 2021/7

Y1 - 2021/7

N2 - PURPOSE: At graduation from medical school, competency in otoscopy is often insufficient. Simulation-based training can be used to improve technical skills, but the suitability of the training model and assessment must be supported by validity evidence. The purpose of this study was to collect content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills.METHODS: First, a three-round Delphi study was conducted with a panel of nine clinical teachers in otorhinolaryngology (ORL) to determine the content requirements in our educational context. Next, the authenticity of relevant cases in a commercially available technology-enhanced simulator (Earsi, VR Magic, Germany) was evaluated by specialists in ORL. Finally, an integrated course was developed for the simulator based on these results.RESULTS: The Delphi study resulted in nine essential diagnoses of normal variations and pathologies that all junior doctors should be able to diagnose with a handheld otoscope. Twelve out of 15 tested simulator cases were correctly recognized by at least one ORL specialist. Fifteen cases from the simulator case library matched the essential diagnoses determined by the Delphi study and were integrated into the course.CONCLUSION: Content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills was collected. This informed a simulation-based course that can be used for undergraduate training. The course needs to be further investigated in relation to other aspects of validity and for future self-directed training.

AB - PURPOSE: At graduation from medical school, competency in otoscopy is often insufficient. Simulation-based training can be used to improve technical skills, but the suitability of the training model and assessment must be supported by validity evidence. The purpose of this study was to collect content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills.METHODS: First, a three-round Delphi study was conducted with a panel of nine clinical teachers in otorhinolaryngology (ORL) to determine the content requirements in our educational context. Next, the authenticity of relevant cases in a commercially available technology-enhanced simulator (Earsi, VR Magic, Germany) was evaluated by specialists in ORL. Finally, an integrated course was developed for the simulator based on these results.RESULTS: The Delphi study resulted in nine essential diagnoses of normal variations and pathologies that all junior doctors should be able to diagnose with a handheld otoscope. Twelve out of 15 tested simulator cases were correctly recognized by at least one ORL specialist. Fifteen cases from the simulator case library matched the essential diagnoses determined by the Delphi study and were integrated into the course.CONCLUSION: Content validity evidence for a simulation-based test of handheld otoscopy skills was collected. This informed a simulation-based course that can be used for undergraduate training. The course needs to be further investigated in relation to other aspects of validity and for future self-directed training.

KW - Evidence-based medical education

KW - Handheld otoscopy

KW - Otology

KW - Simulation-based training

KW - Technical skills training

KW - Clinical Competence

KW - Otoscopy

KW - Simulation Training

KW - Computer Simulation

KW - Humans

KW - Germany

U2 - 10.1007/s00405-020-06336-6

DO - 10.1007/s00405-020-06336-6

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 32909062

VL - 278

SP - 2313

EP - 2320

JO - Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ohren- Nasen- und Kehlkopfheilkunde

JF - Archiv fur klinische und experimentelle Ohren- Nasen- und Kehlkopfheilkunde

SN - 0003-9195

IS - 7

ER -

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