Qpercom in Ronald Harden's 'Definitive Guide to the OSCE'

Posted by Enda Griffin on 20-Sep-2017 13:58:34

Dissemination of research findings often takes a long time. However, we are very pleased our research was noticed and published in Ronald Harden's 'Definitive Guide to the OSCE', an important book for those working in the field of medical education (page 147 (ISBN: 978-0-7020-5550-8)). 

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Topics: eAssessment, clinical assessment, osces, objective structured clinical examinations, communication skills, medical education, medical education research, ronald harden

Research: Winny Setyonugroho's Phd on Communication Skills during OSCEs

Posted by Enda Griffin on 23-Dec-2015 10:46:00

 

In December 2015, Winny Setyonugroho defended his thesis 'The Assessment of Communication Skills During OSCEs: Development and Trialed Implementation of a New Standardised Model Using the MAAS-Global Instrument'. According to the external examiner Dr Marc van Nuland:

"This thesis is original in its introduction of a calibration process for OSCE checklist instruments. This certainly is a valuable contribution to the knowledge and scholarship within the domain of medical education. Further on, researching the effect of having a different first language on the results of communication assessment in OSCE is also of special interest. It is valuable that the candidate has tried to explain the observed differences of students with a different first language compared to native English speaking students from the perspective of the Theory of Working Memory."

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Topics: eAssessment, clinical assessment, osces, objective structured clinical examinations, big data, analysis, phd, communication skills, medical research, medical education

Research: The Impact of a Review on Communication Skills Assessment: A Comment by Dr Kieran Kennedy

Posted by Enda Griffin on 21-Oct-2015 11:12:00

Research Paper:

Setyonugroho W, Kennedy KM and Kropmans TJB. "Reliability and validity of OSCE checklists used to assess the communication skills of undergraduate medical students: A systematic review". Patient Education and Counseling, 2015. [5-Year Impact Factor: 2.975]  doi:10.1016/j.pec.2015.06.004

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Topics: eAssessment, clinical assessment, osces, objective structured clinical examinations, phd, communication skills, medical research, medical education, communication skills assessment

Research: A Systematic Review of Reliability and Validity of OSCE Checklists

Posted by Enda Griffin on 20-Jul-2015 15:47:00

A paper on the reliability and validity of OSCE checklists in assessing communication skills by Winny Setyonugroho, Dr Kieran Kennedy and Dr Thomas Kropmans was accepted by Patient Education and Counselling. As part of this research, 250 assessment forms were analysed across four academic terms in order to measure the true caliber of communications skills of OSCE performance. The paper can be accessed via the following link:

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Topics: eAssessment, clinical assessment, osces, objective structured clinical examinations, communication skills, medical research, medical education, research paper

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