Development and Pilot Testing of an Assessment Tool for Performance of Anatomic Lung Resection.

CONCLUSIONS: TCAT-ARC demonstrated early evidence of validity and reliability in assessing performance of anatomic lung resection. The instrument may be most useful early in training and as a means for providing fine-grained formative feedback about which steps have been mastered and which still require improvement. TCAT-ARC may be employed in training programs to aid in the development of trainees' competency and as a part of an aggregate assessment of trainees' overall mastery of the procedure and readiness for independent practice. PMID: 31706874 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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