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The evolution of procedural competency in internal medicine training.

Sacks CA, Alba GA, Miloslavsky EM. The Evolution of Procedural Competency in Internal Medicine Training [published correction appears in JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jan 1;178(1):157]. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1713-1714. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5014

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November 1, 2017
Sacks CA, Alba GA, Miloslavsky EM. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1713-1714.

Technical skill requirements are an important emphasis of medical training. This commentary highlights the role of simulation in developing procedural competencies within the demands of internal medicine residency. The authors suggest that focusing on procedural experience rather than technical skill can help clinicians learn how to manage their time, build relationships, and be mindful of treatment risks throughout their careers.

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Sacks CA, Alba GA, Miloslavsky EM. The Evolution of Procedural Competency in Internal Medicine Training [published correction appears in JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Jan 1;178(1):157]. JAMA Intern Med. 2017;177(12):1713-1714. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2017.5014