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  1. A pediatric clinical skills assessment using children as standardized patients.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives 

    To develop and implement a pediatric clinical skills assessment (PCSA) for residents, using children as standardized patients (SPs) ; to assess the psychometric adequacy of the PCSA and use it to evaluate the performance of residents ; and to evaluate the feasibility of using child SPs and the response of the residents and the child SPs to participation in the PCSA.

    Methods 

    Ten 22-minute complete patient encounters were developed, 7 with child SPs.

    Fifty-six residents (10 second-year pediatric residents, 29 first-year pediatric residents, and 17 first-year family practice residents) were evaluated on the following clinical skills : history taking, physical examination, interpersonal skills, and documentation and interpretation of clinical data/patient note.

    Main Outcome Measures 

    Patient encounter checklists, focus groups, and questionnaires.

    Results 

    Average skill scores for the 56 residents were 68% (SD, 12%) for history taking, 56% (SD, 26%) for physical examination, 46% (SD, 12%) for patient note, and 68% (SD, 16%) for interpersonal skills. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Enseignement universitaire, Médecine, Pédiatrie, Evaluation, Aptitude professionnelle, Pratique professionnelle, Technique, Exploration clinique, Méthodologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme, Interne(étudiant)

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Higher education, Medicine, Pediatrics, Evaluation, Vocational aptitude, Professional practice, Technique, Clinical investigation, Methodology, United States, North America, America, Human, Resident(student)

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

    Cote : 99-0348073

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 14/12/1999.