n South African Journal of Psychiatry - Objective structural clinical examinations in psychiatry, ed. by Albert Michael : book review

Volume 10, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1608-9685
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6786



Extracted from text ... 95 book reviews Objective structural clinical examinations in psychiatry OSCEs in Psychiatry. Ed. by Albert Michael. Pp. 210. Illustrated. Elsevier Science Limited. 2004. ISBN 0-443-07297-3. Objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs), using real or simulated patients, were developed with a view to improve what some regard as unreliable traditional examination methods by standardising variability in both patients and candidate assessment. As such they are a fairly new phenomenon in the field of psychiatry and have only recently replaced the so-called 'long case' in the UK Royal College of Psychiatrists Part 1 examinations. The aim of this volume is therefore ..

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