ERIC Number: EJ427375
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Assessment of Clinical Skills with Standardized Patients: State of the Art.
van der Vleuten, C. P. M.; Swanson, David B.
Teaching and Learning in Medicine, v2 n2 p58-76 1990
Large scale studies of the psychometric characteristics of standardized-patient clinical examinations are reviewed, and recommendations for test improvement are offered, including (1) assessment of history taking, physical examination, and communication skills separately from diagnostic and management skills; (2) a mastery-testing framework for score interpretation; and (3) improved pass-fail standard-setting. (MSE)
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