Table 4

Students’ perceptions of future practice preparation gained in clinical leadership experiences (CLEs) by year (D2 n=44; D4 n=35)

CategoryStatementD2 Mean (SD)D4 Mean (SD)p-value
Preparation for future practiceCLEs reinforce the D4 students’ knowledge of clinical dentistry.3.93 (0.63)3.66 (1.06)0.179
CLEs help better prepare D4 students to manage a dental practice.3.73 (0.82)2.94 (1.00)0.001*
  • * A p-value of <0.05 was considered statistically significant.