OSCE. Dr Omar Al- Hussaini , MBChB,CNN,DipMedEd , CBS. Background about OSCE Definition of OSCE Harden ’ s12 tips for organizing OSCE Advantages. Disadvantages Examples of OSCE Station profile Reflections Summary . Abbasid era in Baghdad in 931 AD
Dr Omar Al-Hussaini,
Background about OSCE
Definition of OSCE
Harden’s12 tips for organizing OSCE
Examples of OSCE
The candidates rotate through a series of stations at which they are asked to carry out a (usually clinical) task
OSLER:objective structured long examination record
OSPE: objective structured practical examination
OSVE: objective structured video examination
OSTE: objective structured teaching evaluation
OSPRE: objective structured performance-related examination
OSSE: objective structured selection exam.
What is to be assessed?
Duration of station
Number of stations
Use of examiners
Range of approaches
New meanings for OSCE:
(I): Spotter section: A student identifies a drug among the choices displayed for a particular condition and then answers one or two questions related to the drug.
(II): communication skills: A student communicates with and prescribes a drug for a simulated patient.
A) Instruction to students:.
Mr.Mohammed is a 22-year-old working in Thumrith base, presented to our clinic with headaches, generalized loss of interest in life, poor social performance, chest discomfort. .
A) Instruction to students:(cont)
B) Briefing to the Observer:
C) Briefing to the patient:
Student greeted the patient
Asked the patient’s name
Duration of mood disturbance
Interest & enjoyment of life
Diurnal swings of mood
Recent change in sleep pattern
Change in appetite
Suicidal thoughts/& or attempts
•Using the whistle
•Tuning the video!
•Shortage of patients
•Staff as SP’s
•Preparing the equipment
•Choosing the number of stations
Videos & simulators
When used correctly, the OSCE can be highly successful as an instrument to assess competence in medicine