RC 76 / H37 2016

Harden, Ronald M.,

The definitive guide to the OSCE : the Objective Structured Clinical Examination as a performance assessment / Ronald M. Harden, OBE, MD, FRCP (Glas), FRCPC, FRSCEd, Professor Emeritus Medical Education, University of Dundee, UK, General Secretary, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Patricia Lilley, BA (Hons), Operations Director, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Madalena Patricio, PhD, Professor of Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal ; foreword by Geoff Norman, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. - xx, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-351) and index.

What is an OSCE? -- The inside story of the development of the OSCE -- The OSCE as the gold standard for performance assessment -- How the OSCE can contribute to the education programme -- What is assessed in an OSCE? -- Choosing a format for an OSCE -- The setting for an OSCE -- The patient -- The examiner -- Implementing an OSCE -- Evaluating the examinee's performance -- Providing feedback to the learner -- The examinee's perspective -- Evaluating an OSCE -- Costs and implementing an OSCE with limited resources -- Limitations of the OSCE -- Conclusions and looking to the future.

9780702055508 0702055506 (paperback)


Physical diagnosis--Examinations, questions, etc.
Educational Measurement--methods.
Physical Examination.
Clinical Competence.
Clinical Medicine--education.

Lilley, Patricia,.

Patricio, Madalena,.

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