Table 3.

Participant Responses to Post-Class Survey

Completed MBS First (n=105)Completed CBS First (n=95)
Question ThemeMedian (IQR)Mean (SD)Median (IQR)Mean (SD)Pa
Looking forward to CBS4 (4-5)3.94 (0.6)4 (4-5)3.79 (0.6)0.39
Looking forward to MBS4-(4-5)4.20 (0.5)4 (4-5)4.14 (0.5)0.88
Enjoyed CBS5 (5)4.63 (0.5)5 (5)4.6 (0.6)0.96
Enjoyed MBS5 (5)4.49 (0.8)5 (5)4.6 (0.7)0.15
Recommend CBS5 (5)4.70 (0.5)5 (5)4.74 (0.5)0.54
Recommend MBS5 (5)4.71 (0.9)5 (5)4.71 (0.7)0.58
Confident during CBS4 (4)3.62 (1.0)4 (4)3.71 (0.9)0.64
Confident during MBS3 (3-4)3.36 (1.1)4 (4-5)3.89 (0.9)<0.001
Pre-reading adequate preparation for CBS4 (4)3.39 (0.9)4 (4)3.76 (1.0)0.47
Pre-reading adequate preparation for MBS4 (4)3.63 (0.9)4 (4)3.69 (1.0)0.47
Review of roles adequate preparation for MBS4 (4)3.47 (1.1)4 (4-5)3.88 (1.1)0.005
CBS adequate preparation for MBS5 (5)4.66 (0.6)
Prefer MBS before CBS1 (1-2)1.62 (0.9)
Felt prepared without CBS3 (3-4)2.75 (1.3)
Prefer CBS before MBS5 (4-5)4.37 (1.1)
  • Abbreviations: MBS = mannequin-based simulation; CBS = computer-based simulation; IQR = interquartile range; SD = standard deviation

  • a Mann Whitney U test used to compare p values.