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Table 3 Items included by consensus from rounds 2 and 3 of the Delphi method and the subsequent merging and editing of competencies

From: A Delphi consensus study for teaching “Basic Trauma Management” to third-year medical students

Coding Item Action
Structured Approach (SA)
 SA 1 Describe the ABCDE algorithm to assess a trauma patient Accepted in the final listing
 SA 2 Be able to describe the ABCDE sequence of trauma Same as SA 1 - Deleted
 SA 3 Do a primary survey according to the ABCDE approach Same as SA 1 - Deleted
 SA 4 Have a structured approach to the patient Same as SA 1 - Deleted
 SA 5 Why the ABCDE is important: “To treat first what kills first” Accepted in the final listing
 SA 6 Which problems to identify in primary and secondary survey Accepted in the final listing
Management General (MG)
 MG 1 Diagnose and treat life-threatening conditions Accepted in the final listing
 MG 2 Treat hemorrhagic shock Merged with MG 4 and MG 5
 MG 3 Teach/ refresh the BLS Accepted in the final listing
 MG 4 Treatment of massive bleeding Merged with MG 2 and MG 5
 MG 5 Be able to stop the bleeding Merged with MG 2 and MG 4
 MG 6 What to do as first responder Same as MG 1 - Deleted
 MG 7 The AMPLE Accepted in the final listing
 MG 8 Use oxygen correctly Accepted in the final listing
 MG 9 Assessment of vital signs Accepted in the final listing
Technical Skills (TS)
 TS 1 Basic knowledge of immobilization techniques Accepted in the final listing
 TS 2 Indications, contra-indications, advantages and disadvantages of immobilization techniques Accepted in the final listing
 TS 3 Immobilization skills Same as HS 1 - Deleted
 TS 4 Demonstrate and use material for the management of trauma patients Accepted in the final listing
 TS 5 Pelvic sling use Accepted in the final listing
 TS 6 At the end of the course, students should be able to perform a simulated scenario Accepted in the final listing
 TS 7 Perform HWS immobilization Accepted in the final listing
 TS 8 Demonstrate the immobilization of a conscious trauma victim including extrication collar and pelvic binder Accepted in the final listing
 TS 9 Immobilization with extrication collar Same as HS 8 - Deleted
 TS 10 Immobilization with vacuum mattress Accepted in the final listing
 TS 11 Perform a log-roll Accepted in the final listing
Management Specific (MS)
 MS 1 Tourniquet use Accepted in the final listing
Human Factors (HF)
 HF 1 Teach non-technical skills (leadership, membership, situational awareness) Accepted in the final listing
 HF 2 Teach about teamwork Accepted in the final listing
 HF 3 Establish clear communication Accepted in the final listing
 HF 4 Work as team member Accepted in the final listing
 HF 5 Be able to call for help properly Accepted in the final listing
 HF 6 Have communication skills Same as SS 3 - Deleted
 HF 7 Correctly communicate in a handover Accepted in the final listing
 HF 8 Be a good team player Merged with SS 4
 HF 9 Be aware of own limitations Accepted in the final listing
 HF 10 Be able to communicate clearly Same as SS 3 - Deleted
 HF 11 Stay calm Accepted in the final listing
 HF 12 Speak up Accepted in the final listing
Security (Sec)
 Sec 1 Maintain safety of self, team, and patient Accepted in the final listing
 Sec 2 Call for help properly and assess your security Same as SS 5 and Sec 1 - Deleted
 Sec 3 Secure the place and self Same as Sec 1 - Deleted
 Sec 4 Be able to assess your own security in the emergency location Same as Sec 1 - Deleted