July 10, 2009

Mastery Learning of Temporary Hemodialysis Catheter Insertion by Nephrology Fellows Using Simulation Technology and Deliberate Practice

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This small study tested the impact of a formal educational program on the insertion of temporary hemodialysis catheters and revealed the intervention enhanced procedural competence.

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  • Richard Simms

    Though this is a small study, I think this article speaks to the fact that the status quo for training nephrology fellows to perform procedures is highly inadequate. We need formal training interventions as described in this article.