TABLE 3

Simulation Applications in PEM Fellowship Programs

Applicationn/N Respondents (%)
Technical skills
 Intubation45/59 (76)
 Bag-mask ventilation42/59 (71)
 Difficult airway36/59 (61)
 Intraosseous placement40/58 (69)
 Chest tube placement29/60 (48)
 Central venous access34/60 (57)
Additional applications
 Evaluate procedural competency23/63 (37)
 Evaluate resuscitation competency25/63 (40)
 Psychosocial issues32/66 (49)
 Teamwork/communication/crisis resource management38/66 (58)
 Teaching debriefing32/51 (63)
 Simulation case development33/51 (65)
Simulation-based research
 Research tool used in PEM division35/63 (56)
 Simulation-based research for fellows’ scholarly activity21/63 (33)