TABLE 5

Adequacy of Residency Training in Preparation for Current Practice

Overall (N = 547), % (n)Neonatal and Critical Care (N = 196), % (n)All Other Subspecialties (N = 351), % (n)
Patient safety
    Do not use training3 (16)2 (4)a4 (12)a
    Training was adequate for my needs80 (436)72 (141)a84 (295)a
    Could have used additional training17 (93)26 (50)a12 (43)a
Coordination of care for complex illnesses
    Do not use training2 (12)2 (3)3 (9)
    Training was adequate for my needs81 (439)79 (154)81 (285)
    Could have used additional training17 (95)19 (38)16 (57)
Patient communication
    Do not use training2 (11)1 (2)a3 (9)a
    Training was adequate for my needs86 (467)82 (161)a87 (306)a
    Could have used additional training12 (68)17 (33)a10 (35)a
  • a P ≤ .05.