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Table 3 Participants performances in study scenario

From: Transcutaneous cardiac pacing competency among junior residents undergoing an ACLS course: impact of a modified high fidelity manikin

  Control cohort (n = 50) Intervention cohort (n = 50) P value
Residents having successfully achieved TCP (completed all 6 tasks), n (%) 0 (0) 18 (36) < 0.01
Residents having successfully completed each individual task
1. Turning on pacer function within 4 min, n (%) 41 (82) 42 (84)  
2. Applying multifunction pads, n (%) 50 (100) 47 (94)
3. Recognizing that TCP is ineffective, n (%) 6 (12) 37 (86)
4. Achieving capture, n (%) 1 (2) 24 (48)
5. Verifying mechanical capture, n (%) 0 (0) 24 (48)
6. Prescribing sedation and/or analgesia, n (%) 45 (90) 43 (86)
  1. TCP transcutaneous pacing