Student advanced trauma management and skills (SATMAS): a validation study.

Publication date: Feb 02, 2024

Despite trauma accounting 9% of global mortality, it has been demonstrated that undergraduate trauma teaching is inadequate nationally and worldwide. With COVID-19 exacerbating this situation, a scalable, accessible, and cost-effective undergraduate trauma teaching is required. Our Continual Professional Development United Kingdom (CPUDK)-accredited University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) Major Trauma Service (MTS) affiliated programme consisted of seven biweekly pre-recorded sessions that were delivered online through the Moodle educational platform to University of Birmingham students. Pre- and post-randomised session-specific multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and anonymous feedback forms were administered. There were 489 student responses, with 63 students completing all seven sessions. On an 8-point scale, students’ objective knowledge scores increased by a mean of 1. 2 (p 

Concepts Keywords
Accounting Medical education
Biweekly National evaluation
Hospitals Trauma and orthopaedics
Randomised Undergraduate


Type Source Name
disease MESH COVID-19
disease VO effective
disease VO biweekly

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