The Definitive Guide To The Osce: The Objective Structured Clinical Examination As A Performance Assessment. by Ronald M HardenThe Definitive Guide To The Osce: The Objective Structured Clinical Examination As A Performance Assessment. by Ronald M Harden

The Definitive Guide To The Osce: The Objective Structured Clinical Examination As A Performance…

byRonald M Harden, Pat Lilley, Madalena Patricio

Paperback | August 7, 2015

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The new book is the definitive text on the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), providing an easily accessible account of the breadth and depth of experience gained worldwide from its use in a wide range of contexts and in different phases of education. The lessons learned from these diverse experiences are included throughout the text.

Used globally in all phases of education in the different healthcare professions, the OSCE was first described by the lead author, Harden, in 1975 and it is now the gold standard for performance assessment.

Title:The Definitive Guide To The Osce: The Objective Structured Clinical Examination As A Performance…Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 7, 2015Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0702055506

ISBN - 13:9780702055508

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Table of Contents

An introduction to the Objective Structured Clinical Examination

  • 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?

Implementation of 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

Some final thoughts

  • Limitations of the OSCE
  • Conclusions and looking to the future

Examples of the use of the OSCE in different settings and contexts: case studies