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Mastering the Objective Structured Clinical Examination and the Clinical Skills Assessment

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ISBN-10: 007138135X

ISBN-13: 9780071381352

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Jo Ann Reteguiz, Beverly Cornel-Avendano

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Description:

This volume presents more than 60 simulated cases in the core areas of medicine to assess students' interpersonal and physical diagnosis skills for the OSCE and CSA examinations.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/31/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 370
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

SECTION A: THE EXAMINATION Introduction: What is the “OSCE” or “CSA”? Who is the Standardized (Simulated) Patient? The Day of the Test Beginning the Standardized Patient Encounter Developing the Checklist The History The Physical Examination Physical Examination Findings That May Be Seen in a Standardized Patient Five Simple Steps to Effective Communication Improving Interpersonal Skills Quickly Common Communication Challenges The Interstation or Patient Note: How to Pass the Written Part SECTION B: 57 PRACTICE CASES General Case Instructions Presenting Problems SECTION C: THE FINAL WORK-OUT Some Challenging Cases The Common Encounters for Each Specialty SECTION D: CSA UPDATE Improving Your Communication Skills Quickly The Day of the CSA The Top Ten Causes of CSA Failure CSA Practice Case Scenarios The Final Preparation: A Review of the Common CSA Case Scenarios References Index of Practice Cases Index