International Journal of Family Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Training Family Medicine Residents in Effective Communication Skills While Utilizing Promotoras as Standardized Patients in OSCEs: A Health Literacy Curriculum

Table 3

Postdidactic evaluation, .

QuestionsMean (SD)

(1) This presentation met my needs4.33 (0.49)
(2) The presenters were knowledgeable4.47 (0.64)
(3) The techniques used were effective to teach the subject matter4.33 (0.72)
(4) The stated objectives were met4.47 (0.52)
(5) The amount of time allowed for material was appropriate4.27 (0.80)
(6) The presentation enhanced my ability to provide care that is patient centered,
compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of health problems and
promotion of health
4.40 (0.51)
(7) This presentation provided me with medical knowledge of established and evolving
biomedical, clinical, epidemiological, and social-behavioral sciences, as well as the
application of this knowledge to patient care
3.93 (1.03)
(8) This presentation assisted me in developing skills and habits that will help me to
self-evaluate and improve my care of patients
4.33 (0.49)
(9) This presentation assisted me in the development of interpersonal and
communication skills that result in the effective exchange of information and
collaboration with patients, their families, and health professionals
4.33 (0.62)
(10) Overall rating of this session4.21 (0.58)

(11) What are the three most important things you learned during this training?
 “Importance of health literacy”
 “Tools available to help patients (i.e. Ask Me 3, teach-back)”
 “Written instructions may not help”
(12) What are the three greatest strengths of this training?
 “Good patient scenarios”
 “Examples of availability of resources”
(13) What additional assistance or resources, if any, will you need to be able to implement what you have learned at this training?
 “Supervisor support”
 “Classroom based”
(14) If you were given the task of revising, adjusting, or redesigning this training, what would you change?
 “More role play”
 “Need more time”

Five-point Likert Scale (1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = neutral, 4 = agree, and 5 = strongly disagree).