Using virtual-reality simulation to ensure basic competence in hysteroscopy.


Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Copenhagen University Hospital Amager and Hvidovre, Kettegård Alle 30, 2650, Hvidovre, Capital Region of Denmark, Denmark. [Email]


Hysteroscopy is a technically challenging procedure. Specialty curricula of obstetrics and gynaecology appraise hysteroscopy for trainees but there is no present evidence-based training program that certifies the fundamental technical skills before performance on patients. The objectives of this study were to develop and gather validity evidence for a simulation-based test that can ensure basic competence in hysteroscopy.


Education,Gynaecology,Hysteroscopy,Simulation training,Virtual reality,

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