TABLEĀ 1:

A summary of responses to the highest and lowest rated attributes

AttributeMean ratingsdMedian ratingMin ratingMax rating
Compassion for animals and the application of ethics to animal welfare4.720.435.003.005.00
Communication skills4.710.705.003.005.00
Recognising own limitations and seeking help and advice where needed4.610.615.003.005.00
Clinical examination skills4.580.595.003.005.00
Clinical case management and therapeutic strategies3.860.774.003.005.00
Dealing with veterinary public health and zoonotic issues3.700.834.002.005.00
Knowledge of current veterinary legislation3.610.754.002.005.00
Dealing with emergency and critical care cases3.590.774.002.005.00