Using standardised patients in an objective structured clinical examination as a patient safety tool.

@article{Battles2004UsingSP,
  title={Using standardised patients in an objective structured clinical examination as a patient safety tool.},
  author={James B. Battles and Susan L Wilkinson and Sook Jung Lee},
  journal={Quality & safety in health care},
  year={2004},
  volume={13 Suppl 1},
  pages={i46-50}
}
Standardised patients (SPs) are a powerful form of simulation that has now become commonplace in training and assessment in medical education throughout the world. Standardised patients are individuals, with or without actual disease, who have been trained to portray a medical case in a consistent manner. They are now the gold standard for measuring the competence of physicians and other health professionals, and the quality of their practice. A common way in which SPs are used in performance… CONTINUE READING

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