Deconstructing the OSCE by Duncan Harding

Deconstructing the OSCE

EditorDuncan Harding

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The OSCE forms the practical part of educational and professional medical examinations and is often challenging and expensive. Deconstructing the OSCE takes a fresh approach to passing OSCE exams, teaching readers how to tackle the exam in a new way. This book doesn't provide checklists ofinformation needed for specific OSCE stations; instead it helps readers to develop generic strategies and skills that will lead to success in any OSCE exam regardless of specialty or level.Packed full of advice, practical tips, real life examples and exercises, this book will prepare candidates with the skills to prepare for effective OSCE study and strategies for overcoming common psychological hurdles and baggage. It also explores how to overcome past failures in the OSCE byoverhauling previous study routines and suggesting new strategies for the road ahead. Ideal for trainee doctors sitting PACES, CASC or other OSCEs, medical students, allied medical practitioners, nurses and medical practitioners from overseas, Deconstructing the OSCE is full of practical advice to increase candidates' confidence and improve the chance of success in any OSCEscenario.

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Duncan Harding is a Clinical Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. He is a trained forensic psychiatrist with a research interest in psychopathy and conduct disorder, and has published extensively in the field of motoneurone degeneration. His teaching focuses on the OSCE: he facilitates ...
Deconstructing the OSCE: Strategies for OSCE Success
Deconstructing the OSCE: Strategies for OSCE Success

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Title:Deconstructing the OSCEFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:March 21, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198704879

ISBN - 13:9780198704874

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Table of Contents

1. Setting the scene2. Carrying baggage3. Moving on after failure4. Reframing anxiety5. Confidence and self-belief6. Understanding OSCE construction7. Forming a connection8. Rehearsal9. Studying in a group10. Modelling11. Build your Skills Toolkit - Part 1: Getting started12. Build your Skills Toolkit - Part 2: General aspects13. Build your Skills Toolkit - Part 3: History taking14. Build your Skills Toolkit - Part 4: Practical skills15. Build your Skills Toolkit - Part 5: Challenging scenarios16. Generic strategies17. Afterword