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Table 2 Change in confidence scores for each practice area during the 18-day placement

From: The influence of a full-time, immersive simulation-based clinical placement on physiotherapy student confidence during the transition to clinical practice

  Pre Post t value p value (2-tailed)
Cardiopulmonary
 Communication score 9.10 16.25 − 24.25 0.001
 Assessment score 9.00 16.25 − 23.77 0.001
 Treatment score 6.87 11.85 − 23.22 0.001
 Hazard awareness score 6.82 12.55 − 20.77 0.001
 Total score 31.82 56.90 − 27.91 0.001
Neurology
 Communication score 8.85 16.10 − 23.15 0.001
 Assessment score 8.90 15.87 − 21.67 0.001
 Treatment score 7.00 11.72 − 20.46 0.001
 Hazard awareness score 6.60 12.67 − 20.06 0.001
 Total score 31.35 56.35 − 27.58 0.001
Musculoskeletal
 Communication score 8.98 16.27 − 27.29 0.001
 Assessment score 8.97 16.24 − 28.70 0.001
 Treatment score 7.00 11.83 − 23.20 0.001
 Hazard awareness score 6.66 12.44 − 19.01 0.001
 Total score 31.61 56.78 − 32.27 0.001