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  1. Competency assessment of primary care physicians as part of a peer review program.

    Article - En anglais

    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.

    Participants.

    • Reference physicians (n=26) randomly drawn from the Hamilton,

    • Ontario, area;

    • 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

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0679779

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199406.