TABLE 1

Responses to the Following Questions Comparing Previous Simulation Experience With the Current Critical Event

Item on SurveyResident Response (n = 22)
Equipment available4 (4–4)
Simulation environment4 (3–4)
Realism of scenario introduction4 (4–4)
Mannequin performance3 (3–4)
Realism of procedures performed4 (3–4)
Level of difficulty of scenario4 (3–4)
Team dynamics4 (3–4)
  • Data are presented as median (IQR). The following question was asked: “How have your previously completed simulation experience(s) at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center compared with the critical event in which you just participated with respect to the following? Please select one response for each row.” Items were graded on a Likert scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1, no similarities; 2, few similarities; 3, some similarities; 4, many similarities; and 5, very many similarities.