Table 1—

Number of students who identified the medical problems and gave an appropriate initial plan in case scenario 1

Correctly identified as problemGave appropriate initial planP value (appropriate initial plan compared with diabetes)
Diabetes52 (100)35 (67)*
Chest pain52 (100)52 (100)<0.001
Hypertension52 (100)50 (96)0.001
Obesity44 (85)43 (98)0.001
Elevated creatinine51 (98)43 (84)<0.05
  • Data are n (%).

  • * Decreased to 24 of 52 (46%) when given more blood glucose readings.