Mastering the OSCE and CSA Examination: Objective Structured Clinical Examination and Clinical Skills Assessment / Edition 1

Mastering the OSCE and CSA Examination: Objective Structured Clinical Examination and Clinical Skills Assessment / Edition 1

by Jo-Ann Reteguiz, Beverly Cornel-Avendano, Beverly Cornel-Avendano
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071350128

ISBN-13: 9780071350129

Pub. Date: 03/01/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

The OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) for medical students and the CSA (Clinical Skills Assessment) for international medical graduates have always been a mystery. How do I approach the Standardized Patient? How do I study for this examination? How much time do I have with each patient? How will I be graded? How can I improve my performance? These…  See more details below

Overview

The OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination) for medical students and the CSA (Clinical Skills Assessment) for international medical graduates have always been a mystery. How do I approach the Standardized Patient? How do I study for this examination? How much time do I have with each patient? How will I be graded? How can I improve my performance? These questions and more are now answered in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071350129
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.57(w) x 10.95(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Who Will Find This Book Useful
Background
Preface
Acknowledgements
Faculty, Resident and Student Reviewers
Sect. AThe Examination
Introduction: What Is the "OSCE" or "CSA"?
Who Is the Standardized (Simulated) Patient?
The Day of the Test
Beginning the Standardized Patient Encounter
Developing the Checklist
The History
The Physical Examination
Physical Examination Findings That May Be Seen in a Standardized Patient
Five Simple Steps to Effective Communication
Improving Your Interpersonal Skills Quickly
Common Communication Challenges
The Interstation or Patient Note How to Pass the Written Part
Sect. BThe 50 Practice Cases
General Case Instructions
Presenting Problems
Sect. CThe Final Work-Out
Some Challenging Cases
The Common Encounters for Each Specialty
References
Index of Practice Cases
Index
Supplement - 12-page pull-out section for last minute review

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