Evaluating construct equivalence and criterion-related validity for repeat examinees on a standardized patient examination.


PURPOSE Prior studies report large score gains for examinees who fail and later repeat standardized patient (SP) assessments. Although research indicates that score gains on SP exams cannot be attributed to memorizing previous cases, no studies have investigated the empirical validity of scores for repeat examinees. This report compares single-take and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31822bc0a4