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Debriefing as Formative Assessment: Closing Performance Gaps in Medical Education

Overview of attention for article published in Academic Emergency Medicine, November 2008
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (93rd percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (85th percentile)

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Title
Debriefing as Formative Assessment: Closing Performance Gaps in Medical Education
Published in
Academic Emergency Medicine, November 2008
DOI 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2008.00248.x
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Authors

Jenny W. Rudolph, Robert Simon, Daniel B. Raemer, Walter J. Eppich

Abstract

The authors present a four-step model of debriefing as formative assessment that blends evidence and theory from education research, the social and cognitive sciences, experience drawn from conducting over 3,000 debriefings, and teaching debriefing to approximately 1,000 clinicians worldwide. The steps are to: 1) note salient performance gaps related to predetermined objectives, 2) provide feedback describing the gap, 3) investigate the basis for the gap by exploring the frames and emotions contributing to the current performance level, and 4) help close the performance gap through discussion or targeted instruction about principles and skills relevant to performance. The authors propose that the model, designed for postsimulation debriefings, can also be applied to bedside teaching in the emergency department (ED) and other clinical settings.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 8 2%
Spain 3 <1%
Brazil 2 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Ireland 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
New Zealand 1 <1%
Mexico 1 <1%
Other 2 <1%
Unknown 414 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 61 14%
Other 53 12%
Researcher 51 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 49 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 46 11%
Other 150 34%
Unknown 26 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 260 60%
Social Sciences 44 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 38 9%
Psychology 19 4%
Computer Science 8 2%
Other 26 6%
Unknown 41 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 18. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 February 2019.
All research outputs
#906,190
of 13,502,662 outputs
Outputs from Academic Emergency Medicine
#367
of 2,641 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,088
of 127,342 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Academic Emergency Medicine
#5
of 34 outputs
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