The use of an objective structured clinical examination with postgraduate residents in pediatrics.

@article{Hilliard1998TheUO,
  title={The use of an objective structured clinical examination with postgraduate residents in pediatrics.},
  author={Robert I Hilliard and Susan E Tallett},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={152 1},
  pages={74-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the usefulness of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) for assessing and providing feedback to postgraduate residents in pediatrics. DESIGN A 5-station OSCE given in 1996, based on the educational objectives of a general pediatric training program. Each station assessed the residents' interviewing and history-taking skills with a standardized patient. The results were correlated with those of the in-training evaluation reports. SETTING The Department of… CONTINUE READING