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Table 1 Overview of CTA parts, steps, and methods applied

From: Stepwise development of a simulation environment for operating room teams: the example of vertebroplasty

Cognitive task analysis
CTA parts Knowledge elicitation Knowledge representation
Steps Step I Step II Step III Step IV Step V
What was done? (Aims) Collect preliminary knowledge Identify knowledge representations Apply focused knowledge elicitation methods Analyze and verify data acquired Format results for the intended application
How was it done? (Methods) Procedure descriptions, case reports, and video tapes Identify key contents of the medical procedure OR observations and expert interviews Evaluation of observations and interviews and establish consensus Format data and create tables