AN OBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF CLINICAL COMPETENCE. NEW TECHNICS USED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS.

@article{Hubbard1965ANOE,
  title={AN OBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF CLINICAL COMPETENCE. NEW TECHNICS USED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF MEDICAL EXAMINERS.},
  author={John Patrick Hubbard and EditheJ. Levit and Charles F. Schumacher and Sr. Truman G. Schnabel},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1965},
  volume={272},
  pages={
          1321-8
        }
}
APPROXIMATELY five years ago the National Board of Medical Examiners undertook to study and, if possible, to devise new means of evaluating the complex and subtle aspects of clinical competence that traditional testing methods barely touch. Examinations in the preclinical sciences (as in Part I of the National Board examinations) and in the clinical sciences (Part II) had been well established as highly reliable tests of medical knowledge and a candidate's ability to apply his knowledge to the… CONTINUE READING
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