Last updated on February 2018

Digital Rectal Exam Proficiency Tool


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Benign prostatic hypertrophy | Malignant neoplasm of prostate
  • Age: Between 30 - 90 Years
  • Gender: Male

Inclusion Criteria:

Subjects who are patients:

  • Patients who are male and adults 30 years of age
  • Standardized patients between the ages of 30-80 years participating in the University of Virginia School of Medicine activity for second-year students learning digital rectal exams

Subjects who are clinicians:

Attending physician, resident physician, or medical student scrubbed in for a prostatectomy or cystectomy, seeing patients in urology clinic, or participating in the School of Medicine activity for second year students learning digital rectal exams

Exclusion Criteria:

List the criteria for exclusion

  • Patients who do not have a prostate
  • Patients with previous pelvic/perineal surgery
  • Previously enrolled in this study

Recruitment Status: Open


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