A pediatric clinical skills assessment using children as standardized patients.

  title={A pediatric clinical skills assessment using children as standardized patients.},
  author={J L Lane and A Ziv and J R Boulet},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  volume={153 6},
  • J L Lane, A Ziv, J R Boulet
  • Published 1999 in Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine
OBJECTIVES To develop and implement a pediatric clinical skills assessment (PCSA) for residents, using children as standardized patients (SPs); to assess the psychometric adequacy of the PCSA and use it to evaluate the performance of residents; and to evaluate the feasibility of using child SPs and the response of the residents and the child SPs to participation in the PCSA. METHODS Ten 22-minute complete patient encounters were developed, 7 with child SPs. Fifty-six residents (10 second-year… CONTINUE READING

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