James R Korndorffer

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic skills laboratories: current assessment and a call for resident training standards
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, SL 22, Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, 1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Surg 191:17-22. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Intensive continuing medical education course training on simulators results in proficiency for laparoscopic suturing
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, SL 22, Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, 1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Surg 191:23-7. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Determining standards for laparoscopic proficiency using virtual reality
    William C Brunner
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am Surg 71:29-35. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor testing predicts rate of skill acquisition for proficiency-based laparoscopic skills training
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Surgery 140:252-62. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Simulator training for laparoscopic suturing using performance goals translates to the operating room
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:23-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicenter construct validity for southwestern laparoscopic videotrainer stations
    James R Korndorffer
    Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    J Surg Res 128:114-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Proficiency maintenance: impact of ongoing simulator training on laparoscopic skill retention
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, and Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:599-603. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Developing and testing competency levels for laparoscopic skills training
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Arch Surg 140:80-4. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Skill retention following proficiency-based laparoscopic simulator training
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Surgery 138:165-70. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Effective home laparoscopic simulation training: a preliminary evaluation of an improved training paradigm
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, SL 22, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Surg 203:1-7. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic skills laboratories: current assessment and a call for resident training standards
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, SL 22, Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, 1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Surg 191:17-22. 2006
    ..However, little is known about the availability and uniformity of such facilities. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prevalence, utilization, and costs of skills laboratories currently in use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Intensive continuing medical education course training on simulators results in proficiency for laparoscopic suturing
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Tulane University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, SL 22, Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, 1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Surg 191:23-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility and effectiveness of implementing a validated suturing curriculum as a free-standing continuing medical education (CME) course...
  3. ncbi request reprint Determining standards for laparoscopic proficiency using virtual reality
    William C Brunner
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am Surg 71:29-35. 2005
    ..These data suggest the EXP-C level may be too lenient, whereas the EXP-1 level is more challenging and should result in adequate skill acquisition. Such standards should be further developed and integrated into surgical education...
  4. ncbi request reprint Psychomotor testing predicts rate of skill acquisition for proficiency-based laparoscopic skills training
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Surgery 140:252-62. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that psychomotor testing would predict baseline performance and training duration in a proficiency-based laparoscopic simulator curriculum...
  5. ncbi request reprint Simulator training for laparoscopic suturing using performance goals translates to the operating room
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:23-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a performance-based laparoscopic suturing curriculum using simulators and to test the effectiveness (transferability) of the curriculum...
  6. ncbi request reprint Multicenter construct validity for southwestern laparoscopic videotrainer stations
    James R Korndorffer
    Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    J Surg Res 128:114-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the Southwestern stations for construct validity (the ability to discriminate between subjects at different levels of experience)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Proficiency maintenance: impact of ongoing simulator training on laparoscopic skill retention
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, and Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:599-603. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of maintenance training on skill retention after demonstration of proficiency...
  8. ncbi request reprint Developing and testing competency levels for laparoscopic skills training
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Arch Surg 140:80-4. 2005
    ..Expert levels can be developed for use as training end points for a basic video-trainer skills curriculum, and the levels developed will be suitable for training...
  9. ncbi request reprint Skill retention following proficiency-based laparoscopic simulator training
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Surgery 138:165-70. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess skill retention after completion of a validated laparoscopic skills curriculum...
  10. doi request reprint Effective home laparoscopic simulation training: a preliminary evaluation of an improved training paradigm
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, SL 22, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Surg 203:1-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of laparoscopic skills training at home using inexpensive trainer boxes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Redefining simulator proficiency using automaticity theory
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of Surgery, 1000 Blythe Blvd, MEB 601, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Am J Surg 193:502-6. 2007
    ..Our objective was to assess whether a visual-spatial task that measures spare attentional capacity would distinguish among individuals with different levels of laparoscopic expertise...
  12. doi request reprint A call for the utilization of consensus standards in the surgical education literature
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, SL 22, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Am J Surg 199:99-104. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the surgical education literature for the adoption of the current consensus standards...
  13. doi request reprint The American College of Surgeons/Association of Program Directors in Surgery National Skills Curriculum: adoption rate, challenges and strategies for effective implementation into surgical residency programs
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Surgery 154:13-20. 2013
    ..Few data exist regarding the adoption of this curriculum by surgical residencies. This study attempted to determine the rate of uptake and identify implementation enablers/barriers...
  14. doi request reprint Do metrics matter? Time versus motion tracking for performance assessment of proficiency-based laparoscopic skills training
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA
    Simul Healthc 4:104-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the added value of motion metrics in determining training completion during a proficiency-based simulator curriculum compared with traditional metrics (time)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic virtual reality training: are 30 repetitions enough?
    William C Brunner
    Tulane Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Surg Res 122:150-6. 2004
    ..Current literature suggests that novices reach a plateau after two to seven trials when training on the MIST VR laparoscopic virtual reality system. We hypothesize that significant benefit may be gained through additional training...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of structuring clinical services based on resident educational objectives
    James R Korndorffer
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:696-701; discussion 701-2. 2011
    ..Consequently, resident clinical rotations are forced to adopt an underlying structure that may not align with resident educational needs. An option is to realign clinical services based on resident educational objectives...
  17. ncbi request reprint Simulation training for vascular access interventions
    Ingemar J A Davidson
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, 5939 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8567, USA
    J Vasc Access 11:181-90. 2010
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  18. doi request reprint The modern surgery department chairman: the job description as identified by chairmen
    Douglas P Slakey
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 71002, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:511-5. 2013
    ..The role of the chairman of a surgery department is critical in academic surgery. However, little is known about the variability of job responsibilities...
  19. doi request reprint Can simulation improve the traditional method of root cause analysis: a preliminary investigation
    Eric R Simms
    Department of Surgery, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Surgery 152:489-97. 2012
    ..Simulation for health care RCA is a novel technique but has not been compared with traditional RCA methods...
  20. ncbi request reprint Closing the gap in operative performance between novices and experts: does harder mean better for laparoscopic simulator training?
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC 28211, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:307-13. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that simulator training under more difficult and realistic conditions would enhance the operative performance of novices...
  21. ncbi request reprint Construct and face validity and task workload for laparoscopic camera navigation: virtual reality versus videotrainer systems at the SAGES Learning Center
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of General Surgery Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1158-64. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the construct and face validity, as well as workload, of two previously validated virtual reality (VR) and videotrainer (VT) systems...
  22. ncbi request reprint Limited feedback and video tutorials optimize learning and resource utilization during laparoscopic simulator training
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Surgery 142:202-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of instructor feedback and video tutorials on skill acquisition during proficiency-based laparoscopic suturing training...
  23. ncbi request reprint Re: "Psychomotor testing predicts rate of skill acquisition for proficiency-based laparoscopic skills training"
    Dimitrios Stefanidis
    Surgery 141:831-2. 2007