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  1. The mini-CEX (clinical evaluation exercise) : a preliminary investigation.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective 

    To gather preliminary data on the mini-CEX (clinical evaluation exercise), a device for assessing the clinical skills of residents..

    Design 

    Evaluation of residents by faculty members using the mini-CEX..

    Setting 

    5 internal medicine training programs in Pennsylvania..

    Participants 

    388 mini-CEX encounters involving 88 residents and 97 evaluators..

    Measurements 

    A mini-CEX encounter consists of a single faculty member observing a resident while that resident conducts a focused history and physical examination in any of several settings.

    After asking the resident for a diagnosis and treatment plan, the faculty member rates the resident and provides educational feedback.

    The encounters are intended to be short (about 20 minutes) and to occur as a routine part of training so that each resident can be evaluated on several occasions by different faculty members..

    Results 

    The encounters occurred in both inpatient and ambulatory settings and were longer than anticipated (median duration, 25 minutes).

    Conclusions 

    The mini-CEX assesses residents in a much broader range of clinical situations than the traditional CEX, has better reproducibility, and offers residents greater opportunity for observation and feedback by more than one faculty member and with more than one patient.

    On the other hand, the mini-CEX may be more difficult to administer because multiple encounters must be scheduled for each resident.

    Exclusive use of the mini-CEX also prevents residents fro.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Evaluation professionnelle, Etudiant, Médecine, Attitude, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Professional evaluation, Student, Medicine, Attitude, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0024448

    Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 01/03/1996.