Nursing OSCEs: A Complete Guide to Exam Success

Paperback | February 21, 2012

EditorCatherine Cabellero, Fiona Creed, Clare Gochmanski

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In order to succeed in an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), nursing students need to know not just what an OSCE involves, but how to undertake the skill correctly at each OSCE station. This book is a complete guide on how to prepare for an OSCE with step-by-step instructionsfor the ten most common OSCE stations that nursing students can face. Specific stations range from asceptic non-touch technique, communication and observations, to more highly pressured skills such as medication administration, resuscitation and assessing a deteriorating patient. Nursing OSCEs: A Complete Guide to Exam Success covers these skills and more in a clearlystructured and concise way. Each OSCE chapter outlines:DT Key revision material enabling quick and complete revisionDT Step by step instructions on how to perform the skill in an OSCE, DT An example examiners marking sheet, so studetns know the criteria they will be measured againstDT Typical questions an examiner may ask and suggested answers DT Common errors to avoid and top tips for success. With over 70 illustrations and videos of four OSCE stations, it demonstrates how to pass key stations. Bonus online material includes colour photographs and Powerpoints for revision at a href="http://ww.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/cabellero/"http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/cabellero//aThis book is ideal for nursing students preparing for OSCE as well as for lecturers, mentors and practising nurses involved in student education.

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In order to succeed in an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), nursing students need to know not just what an OSCE involves, but how to undertake the skill correctly at each OSCE station. This book is a complete guide on how to prepare for an OSCE with step-by-step instructionsfor the ten most common OSCE stations that nur...

Dr Catherine Caballero, DPhil, MSc, P.G.C.H.S.C.E, BSc, Dip Ns, R.N, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Brighton. Catherine has a Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Oxford. She has a background in surgical nursing, specialising in day surgery and in 1995 was appointed as the first laparoscopic nurse practitioner in t...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:February 21, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really good for Nursing Students! I bought this for extra help and it really helps with understanding what to be assessing and looking for!
Date published: 2016-11-15

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Table of Contents

Part I: Process and preparation1. Fiona Creed: An introduction to OSCE assessment2. Fiona Creed: Overview of OSCE station3. Fiona Creed: Preparation for the OSCE assessmentPart II: Skills4. Sue Sully: Interpersonal Communication5. Jane Lovegrove: Hand Hygiene and infection control6. Catherine Cabellero: Aseptic Non-touch Technique (ANTT)7. Paula Deamer and Tina Attoe: Measuring, Assessing and Recording Pulse, Body Temperature, Respirations and Oxygen Saturation8. Kate Devis: Measuring Blood Pressure9. Jane Lovegrove: Urinalysis10. Terry Stubbings: Assessment of Medication Calculation skills11. Fiona Creed: Administration of oral medication12. Fiona Creed: Recognition of acute deterioration13. Clare Cree: Basic Life Support (BLSFinal preparation14. Fiona Creed: Reflecting upon your OSCE

Editorial Reviews

"I would recommend the book to students all 3 years and even to qualified nurses.. explains the procedures in a simple and easy to understand way, backed up with the underpinning knowledge and best practice. Online videos and material are an excellent resource." --David Thomas, Student, Swansea University