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Table 2 Between group comparison of station performance

From: Simulation can offer a sustainable contribution to clinical education in osteopathy

  Control Group Experimental Group
Mean +/− St Dev Mean +/− St Dev
Station 2
 Diagnosis & Differential Diagnosis (2 criteria) 3.01 ± 0.44 3.05 ± 0.68
 Clinical Reasoning (3 criteria) 3.17 ± 0.45 3.07 ± 0.41
 Explanation of appropriate treatment models (2 criteria) 3.07 ± 0.42 s 3.13 ± 0.50
 Global rating 3.21 ± 0.62 3.1 ± 0.56
 Total score 21.51 ± 2.60 21.50 ± 2.83
Station 3
 Technique selection (1 criterion)* 3.09 ± 0.34 3.30 ± 0.48
 Safety & Informed consent (3 criteria) 2.99 ± 0.36 3.03 ± 0.28
 Performance of 3 HVLA techniques (3 criteria) 2.89 ± 0.55 2.76 ± 0.42
 Global rating 2.92 ± 0.58 2.9 ± 0.32
 Total score 20.65 ± 2.25 20.60 ± 0.84
  1. *significantly different (p = 0.038, d = 0.72, large)