Zoomerang Survey Results
PRODS/ACLPS 2009 Survey
Response Status: Completes
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May 05, 2009 1:04 PM PST
In an effort to refine our CP curricula and to improve overall CP performance on the RISE and American Board of Pathology, we are sending this survey.We request only Program Directors complete it.  If you want your associate CP program director to fill it out, only complete one survey per institution please.We will conclude the survey on Friday, May 1, 2009.The results will be collated and shared with PRODS and ACLPS.  ACLPS will review the results at our June 4-6th annual meeting in Los Angeles. We anticipate a summary from that ACLPS Annual meeting to be sent to PRODS Council.Thank you in advance for your time and interest in CP training.C. Bruce Alexander, MDUniversity of Alabama, BirminghamACLPS President If you have questions or problems completing the survey, please contact Priscilla Markwood in the APC office at pmarkwood@asip.org.
1. Are you aware of the ACLPS CP curriculum published in AJCP and Clin Chem?
Yes   50 96%
No   2 4%
Total 52 100%
2. Do you believe this curriculum covers the needs of your residents to be competent in CP?
Yes   47 96%
No   2 4%
Total 49 100%
3. Do you believe this curriculum is well aligned with CP Boards, RISE?
Yes   45 94%
No   3 6%
Total 48 100%
4. Does your current curriculum cover all segments of the ACLPS CP curriculum? (If NO, answer for each segment below):
Yes   34 67%
No   17 33%
Total 51 100%
5. 1. Chemistry
Yes   35 92%
No   3 8%
Total 38 100%
6. 2. Point of Care Testing
Yes   29 76%
No   9 24%
Total 38 100%
7. 3. Hematology
Yes   33 87%
No   5 13%
Total 38 100%
8. 4. Microbiology
Yes   34 89%
No   4 11%
Total 38 100%
9. 5. Transfusion Medicine
Yes   35 92%
No   3 8%
Total 38 100%
10. 6. Immunology
Yes   30 79%
No   8 21%
Total 38 100%
11. 7. Immunogenetics
Yes   22 61%
No   14 39%
Total 36 100%
12. 8. Molecular Pathology
Yes   27 73%
No   10 27%
Total 37 100%
13. 9. Cytogenetics
Yes   32 86%
No   5 14%
Total 37 100%
14. 10. Laboratory Management
Yes   26 70%
No   11 30%
Total 37 100%
15. 11. Informatics
Yes   22 58%
No   16 42%
Total 38 100%
16. Are you aware of the recent decrease in national performance by residents on the CP portion of the ABP exam in 2007?
Yes   47 92%
No   4 8%
Total 51 100%
17. Are you satisfied with the performance of your residents on the CP boards?
Yes   26 52%
No   24 48%
Total 50 100%
18. Do you have a separate CP Associate Program Director?
Yes   21 41%
No   30 59%
Total 51 100%
19. As Program Director or Associate Program Director, would you be interested in attending a one-day session reviewing the ACLPS curriculum in CP?
Yes   40 80%
No   10 20%
Total 50 100%
20. Would you be interested in sending your PGYIII residents to a concentrated (3-day) course that would cover all segments of the ACLPS CP curriculum?
Yes   31 60%
No   21 40%
Total 52 100%
21. Would you be interested in discussions of strategies to achieve "Protected Time" for CP rotations?
Yes   21 40%
No   31 60%
Total 52 100%
22. Are there parts of the CP curriculum for which you think national resources such as teleconferences may be needed because of lack of local resources?  If YES, list as addendum in next question (Q23):
Yes   28 56%
No   22 44%
Total 50 100%
23. If you answered YES to the previous question (Q22), list here parts of the CP curriculum for which you think national resources such as teleconferences may be needed because of lack of local resources:
26 Responses
24. Is the teaching of Management a challenge for your institution?
Yes   34 65%
No   18 35%
Total 52 100%
25. Is the teaching of Laboratory Informatics a challenge for your institution?
Yes   34 67%
No   17 33%
Total 51 100%
26. Would you be interested in discussions of comparative strategies for implementing your CP curriculum?
Yes   44 85%
No   8 15%
Total 52 100%
27. Does your institution allow up to a month away during 48 months for training at another institution?
Yes   44 86%
No   7 14%
Total 51 100%