Journal article

Taking OSCE examiner training on the road: reaching the masses.

Katharine Reid, David Smallwood, Margo Collins, Ruth Sutherland, Agnes Dodds

Medical Education Online: an electronic journal | Published : 2016

Abstract

BACKGROUND: To ensure the rigour of objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) in assessing medical students, medical school educators must educate examiners with a view to standardising examiner assessment behaviour. Delivering OSCE examiner training is a necessary yet challenging part of the OSCE process. A novel approach to implementing training for current and potential OSCE examiners was trialled by delivering large-group education sessions at major teaching hospitals. METHODS: The 'OSCE Roadshow' comprised a short training session delivered in the context of teaching hospital 'Grand Rounds' to current and potential OSCE examiners. The training was developed to educate clinician..

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