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

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 groundbreaking book.

Medical schools, the NBME, and the USMLE are placing greater emphasis on standardized patient exams. Now you can master all the intricacies and details in one book.

  • Presents 50 standardized patient practice cases covering what you might see on the exam.
  • Familiarizes you with the exam format... uncovers the mystery of what is behind each door.
  • Sharpens your interpersonal skills to improve overall clinical performance.
  • Includes a small booklet of key summations ... the perfect review right before the exam.
  • Focuses on the interviewing and physical examination skills needed to finish test stations within the required time limit.
  • Challenges you to develop a checklist prior to seeing each patient... and then provides the actual checklist so you can check your progress.
  • Provides key history-taking and physical examination pearls.
  • Provides OSCE interstation pearls and CSA patient note pearls.

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.
Section A: The Examination.
Section B: The 50 Practice Cases.
Section C: The Final Work-Out.

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