Pedicle Screw Insertion: a Novel Approach to Enhance Anatomic Knowledge and Student Engagement
A procedure experience was incorporated into the anatomy lab to advance knowledge of the spine and enhance student engagement (Nutt et al., Clin Teach 9(3):148–151, 2012). The spine lab was modified to include a scoliosis case with a pedicle screw placement simulation exercise. The experience has been a success for both undergraduate medical students and resident facilitators.
KeywordsClinical anatomy Student engagement Cadaveric surgical simulation
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.
Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.