Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence (2nd Revised edition)

Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence (2nd Revised edition)

By: Eric S. Holmboe (author), Steven James Durning (author), Richard E. Hawkins (author)Paperback

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Designed to help medical educators implement better assessment methods, tools, and models directly into training programs, Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence, 2nd Edition, by Drs. Eric S. Holmboe, Steven J. Durning, and Richard E. Hawkins, is a hands-on, authoritative guide to outcomes-based assessment in clinical education. National and international experts present an organized, multifaceted approach and a diverse combination of methods to help you perform effective assessments. This thoroughly revised edition is a valuable resource for developing, implementing, and sustaining effective systems for evaluating clinical competence in medical school, residency, and fellowship programs. Each chapter provides practical suggestions and assessment models that can be implemented directly into training programs, tools that can be used to measure clinical performance, overviews of key educational theories, and strengths and weaknesses of every method. Guidelines that apply across the medical education spectrum allow you to implement the book's methods in any educational situation. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, videos, and references from the book on a variety of devices. New chapters on high-quality assessment of clinical reasoning and assessment of procedural competence, as well as a new chapter on practical approaches to feedback. Reorganized for ease of use, with expanded coverage of Milestones/Entrustable Professional Assessments (EPAs), cognitive assessment techniques, work-based procedural assessments, and frameworks. The expert editorial team, renowned leaders in assessment, is joined by global leader in medical education and clinical reasoning, Dr. Steven Durning. New Expert Consult material includes videos of medical interviewing scenarios and downloadable assessment tools.


Ch. 1 Assessment Challenges in the Era of Outcomes-Based Education Ch. 2 Issues of Validity and Reliability for Assessments in Medical Education Ch. 3 Evaluation Frameworks, Forms, and Global Rating Scales Ch. 4 Direct Observation Ch. 5 Direct Observation: Standardized Patients Ch. 6 Using Written Exams to Assess Medical Knowledge and Its Application Ch. 7 Assessing Clinical Reasoning in the Workplace Ch. 8 Workplace-Based Assessment of Procedural Skills Ch. 9 Evaluating Evidence-Based Practice Ch. 10 Clinical Practice Review Ch. 11 Multisource Feedback Ch. 12 Simulation-Based Assessment Ch. 13 Feedback and Coaching in Clinical Teaching and Learning Ch. 14 Portfolios Ch. 15 The Learner with a Problem or the Problem Learner? Working with Dyscompetent Learners Ch. 16 Programmatic Evaluation

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  • ISBN13: 9780323447348
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780323447348
  • ISBN10: 0323447341
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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