Summative assessment of undergraduates' communication competence in challenging doctor-patient encounters. Evaluation of the Düsseldorf CoMeD-OSCE.

@article{Mortsiefer2014SummativeAO,
  title={Summative assessment of undergraduates' communication competence in challenging doctor-patient encounters. Evaluation of the D{\"u}sseldorf CoMeD-OSCE.},
  author={Achim Mortsiefer and Janine Immecke and Thomas Rotthoff and Andr{\'e} Karger and Regine Schmelzer and Bianca Raski and J{\"u}rgen In der Schmitten and Attila Altiner and Michael Pentzek},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={2014},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={348-55}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the summative assessment (OSCE) of a communication training programme for dealing with challenging doctor-patient encounters in the 4th study year. METHODS Our OSCE consists of 4 stations (breaking bad news, guilt and shame, aggressive patients, shared decision making), using a 4-item global rating (GR) instrument. We calculated reliability coefficients for different levels, discriminability of single items and interrater reliability. Validity was estimated by gender… CONTINUE READING