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  1. ECFMG assessment of clinical competence of graduates of foreign medical schools.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To develop an assessment of clinical competence of graduates of foreign medical schools and to determine the reliability and validity of the assessment and the feasibility of large-scale administration.


    • The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) clinical competence study included (1) clinical encounters with standardized patients to assess history taking, physical examination, and communication skills;

    • (2) laser videodisk pictorials to assess identification and interpretation of diagnostic procedures;

    • (3) written clinical vignettes to assess diagnosis and management skills;

    • and (4) assessment of spoken English.

    A uniform method of operating the test centers and of training the standardized patients was developed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Homme, Médecin, Formation professionnelle, Pays étranger

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Human, Physician, Occupational training

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

    Cote : 93-0679778

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.