Table 2

Reported pneumatic otoscopy teaching activities in the family medicine residency program at Laval University in Quebec city, Que: N = 211.

QUESTIONS ABOUT TEACHING ACTIVITIESPHYSICIAN STATUSTOTAL,* N (%)
RESIDENT, N (%)TEACHER, N (%)
Are you aware of any pneumatic otoscopy teaching activities during family medicine residency training?
  • Yes24 (22)16 (16)40 (19)
  • No84 (78)82 (84)166 (81)
I was personally trained to use pneumatic otoscopy
  • Yes21 (19)38 (38)59 (29)
  • No87 (81)61 (62)148 (71)
I have taught pneumatic otoscopy to a student or resident
  • YesNA25 (25)25 (25)
  • NoNA74 (75)74 (75)
Pneumatic otoscopy should be taught during residency training
  • Yes82 (86)NA82 (86)
  • No13 (14)NA13 (14)
  • NA—not applicable.

  • * Up to 5 missing values.

  • The question was addressed only to residents who had not learned the technique (n = 87), but 95 answered.