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Table 4 Final items to include in the BTM course for third-year medical students of the University of Bern

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

Coding Item
SA 1 Describe the ABCDE algorithm to assess a trauma patient
SA 5 Why the ABCDE is important: “To treat first what kills first”
SA 6 Which problems to identify in primary and secondary survey
MG 1 Diagnose and treat life-threatening conditions
MG 2 Treatment approaches to massive bleeding and hemorrhagic shock
MG 3 Teach/ refresh BLS
MG 7 The AMPLE (Allergies, Medication, Past history, Last eaten, Events)
MG 8 Use oxygen correctly
MG 9 Assessment of vital signs
HS 1 Basic knowledge of immobilization techniques
HS 2 Indications, contra-indications, advantages and disadvantages of immobilization techniques
TS 4 Demonstration and use of material for the management of trauma patients
TS 5 Pelvic binder use
TS 6 At the end of the course, students should be able to perform a simulated scenario
TS 7 Perform cervical immobilization
TS 8 Demonstrate the immobilization of a conscious trauma victim including extrication collar and pelvic binder
TS 10 Immobilization with vacuum mattress
TS 11 Perform a log-roll
MS 1 Tourniquet use
HF 1 Apply non-technical skills (leadership, membership, situational awareness)
HF 2 Teach about teamwork
HF 3 Establish clear communication
HF 4 Work as a team member and be a good team player
HF 5 Be able to call for help properly
HF 7 Correctly communicate in a handover
HF 9 Be aware of own limitations
HF 11 Stay calm
HF 12 Speak up
Sec 1 Maintain safety of oneself, team and patient