A survey of digital rectal examination training in Canadian medical schools
Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology, 07/16/2012
Nensi A et al. – Although a variety of techniques are used to teach and evaluate DRE training in Canadian medical schools, students are performing very few digital rectal examination (DRE) before graduation. Medical schools should objectively evaluate proficiency to give meaningful feedback and improve competence in their students as well as provide more opportunities for students to obtain the necessary experience performing DREs during their clinical training.