Enhancement in virtual learning cannot substitute for hands-on training in cardiothoracic surgery

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Abstract

This program director survey attempts to determine how coronavirus 2019 pandemic is impacting current training in cardiothoracic surgery. A transition to virtual didactic sessions may prove beneficial with increasing attendance. On the other hand, decreasing live simulation and case volumes may jeopardize achieving competency in surgical skills.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3449-3450
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of cardiac surgery
Volume35
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • cardiothoracic surgery
  • training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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