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Table 4 Frequency of training needs by skills and mean training needs rated by area

From: A needs assessment for simulation-based training of emergency medical providers in Nebraska, USA

Skills Moderate to high need* (%) Moderate to high training need by area (%)
Lincoln Kearney Norfolk Scottsbluff
Basic clinical skills 61.0 52.0 65.3 66.6 64.6
Behavioral health 70.5 62.0 74.7 71.7 86.6
Cardiopulmonary 85.3 82.3 85.5 87.3 90.0
Communication and handoffs between providers 60.0 55.0 61.7 64.0 64.6
Diabetic management 72.0 63.2 78.1 75.5 74.3
Mass casualty incident 89.6 87.6 87.9 93.5 92.0
Maternal health and child delivery 74.9 76.6 72.8 73.3 78.8
Patient assessment 70.5 64.4 74.2 75.1 69.9
Pediatric and infant care 88.0 84.4 90.6 89.9 88.5
Respiratory emergency 87.7 82.1 91.4 90.3 90.3
Teamwork and decision-making 65.0 58.5 70.4 68.2 66.4
Trauma 87.5 83.3 90.3 90.0 88.4
  1. Surveys asked the participants to rate the training needs on a scale of 1 to 5. Training needs of 1 and 2 are categorized as low need and 3, 4, and 5 as moderate to high need
  2. *The sum of individual counts may not add up to the total number of respondents because of missing information for certain variables