Competency assessment of primary care physicians as part of a peer review program.
Objective.-To design and test a program that assesses clinical competence as a second stage in a peer review process and to determine the program's reliability.
Design and Setting.-A three-cohort study of Ontario primary care physicians.
Reference physicians (n=26) randomly drawn from the Hamilton,
volunteer, self-referred physicians (n=20);
and physicians referred by the licensing body (n=37) as a result of a disciplinary hearing or peer review.
Main Outcome Measures.-Standardized patients, structured oral examinations, chart-stimulated recall, objective structured clinical examination, and multiple-choice examination.
Results.-Test reliability was high, ranging from 0.73 to 0.91, and all tests discriminated among subgroups.
Mots-clés Pascal : Système santé, Homme, Médecin, Formation professionnelle, Programme, Contrôle connaissance
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health system, Human, Physician, Occupational training, Program, Examination
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0679779
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.