Development and validation of clinical performance assessment in simulated medical emergencies: an observational study

Erdogan A., Dong Y., Chen X., Schmickl C., Berrios R. A. S. , Arguello L. Y. G. , ...More

BMC EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.16, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12873-015-0066-x
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Critical illness is a time-sensitive process which requires practitioners to process vast quantities of data and make decisions rapidly. We have developed a tool, the Checklist for Early Recognition and Treatment of Acute Illness (CERTAIN), aimed at enhancing care delivery in such situations. To determine the efficacy of CERTAIN and similar cognitive aids, we developed rubric for evaluating provider performance in a simulated medical resuscitation environments.