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Objective structured assessment of technical skill (OSATS) for surgical residents
Background The technical skill of surgical trainees is not well assessed. This study aimed (1) to compare the reliability of three scoring systems, (2) to compare live and bench formats and (3) toExpand
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Intuition in the context of discovery
Abstract Most recent work concerned with intuition has emphasized the errors of intuitive judgment in the context of justification. The present research instead views intuition as informed judgmentExpand
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Communication failures in the operating room: an observational classification of recurrent types and effects
Background: Ineffective team communication is frequently at the root of medical error. The objective of this study was to describe the characteristics of communication failures in the operating roomExpand
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Self-Assessment in the Health Professions: A Reformulation and Research Agenda
  • K. Eva, G. Regehr
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Academic medicine : journal of the Association of…
  • 1 October 2005
Many researchers and educators have identified self-assessment as a vital aspect of professional self-regulation.1,2,3 This rationale has been the expressed motivation for a large number of studiesExpand
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Methodological problems in the retrospective computation of responsiveness to change: the lesson of Cronbach.
OBJECTIVE To examine the relation between responsiveness coefficients derived directly from a calculation of average change resulting from a treatment intervention (Responsiveness-Treatment or RT)Expand
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Testing technical skill via an innovative "bench station" examination.
BACKGROUND A new approach to testing operative technical skills, the Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skill (OSATS), formally assesses discrete segments of surgical tasks using benchExpand
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"I'll never play professional football" and other fallacies of self-assessment.
  • K. Eva, G. Regehr
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Journal of continuing education in the health…
  • 1 December 2008
It is generally well accepted in health professional education that self-assessment is a key step in the continuing professional development cycle. While there has been increasing discussion in theExpand
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Measuring Self-assessment: Current State of the Art
This paper examines the methodological issues that plague the measurement of self-assessment ability and presents several strategies that address these methodological problems within the current paradigm. Expand
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Competency is not enough: integrating identity formation into the medical education discourse.
Despite the widespread implementation of competency-based medical education, there are growing concerns that generally focus on the translation of physician roles into "measurable competencies." ByExpand
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