An overview of the objective structured clinical examination.

  title={An overview of the objective structured clinical examination.},
  author={M Nayer},
  journal={Physiotherapy Canada. Physiotherapie Canada},
  volume={45 3},
  • M Nayer
  • Published 1993 in Physiotherapy Canada. Physiotherapie Canada
The objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) is an examination format with particular emphasis on examining clinical skills. It has been developed for the last 10-15 years in the medical field and, during the past five years, there has been some development in the nursing profession. The use of OSCE in physiotherapy is just beginning. This paper is an overview of this examination format. A description of OSCE is followed by consideration of various aspects, including standardized… CONTINUE READING

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