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Table 3 Average Fellow Performance Ratings by Pediatric Rheumatologist Assessors Using a Five-Point Scale (0–4)* by Scenario

From: The pediatric rheumatology objective structured clinical examination: progressing from a homegrown effort toward a reliable and valid national formative assessment

Scenario Overall Performance Professionalism Communication
2009a 2011 2009a 2011 2009a 2011
1: Glucocorticoid explanation 3.08 2.68 2.75 3.74 2.69 3.21
2: Joint injection preparation 2.72 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
3: Joint injection simulation 2.59 3.00 3.24 3.42 2.98 3.11
4: Musculoskeletal exam 2.67 3.21 3.32 3.68 3.23 3.37
5: Dermatomyositis diagnosis discussion 3.13 2.61 3.42 3.17 3.14 2.89
6: Juvenile arthritis lecture 3.02 2.82 N/A N/A N/A N/A
7: Insurance appeal 2.61 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
8: Gait analysis N/A Score not averaged N/A Score not averaged N/A Score not averaged
9: Bad news delivery N/A 2.89 N/A 3.39 N/A 2.72
  1. a2009 VAS scores (0–100) with anchors of poor and excellent were scaled to 2011 five-point scale from 0-poor, novice, intermediate, advanced, expert-4