Table 6

Mean (95% CI) motivation after participation in either ISS or OSS. Analysis comprised a comparison of the mean IMI and the mean of the ISS and OSS groups

Simulation interventionIMI mean (1 week after)*
Interest/enjoyment
 ISS5.2 (4.9 to 5.5)
 OSS5.3 (5.1 to 5.5)
p=0.72
Perceived competence
 ISS5.1 (4.8 to 5.4)
 OSS4.9 (4.7 to 5.1)
p=0.24
Perceived choice
 ISS5.8 (5.6 to 6.1)
 OSS5.5 (5.2 to 5.9)
p=0.15
Pressure tension (reversed)
 ISS2.8 (2.5 to 3.1)
 OSS2.9 (2.6 to 3.3)
p=0.65
  • *Based on generalised estimating equations to account for potential correlation within teams.

  • IMI, Intrinsic Motivation Inventory (range: 1–7); ISS, in situ simulation; OSS, off-site simulation.