From Traditional Clinical Examinations to OSCEs



Fauzi A Sagher

Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya

JMJ Vol.8 No.1 (Spring) 2008:2-4


Objective structured clinical examination OSCEs is a modern type of examination. The examination consists of clinical stations in which students rotate through a timed period. Stations are designed to assess the students medical knowledge and test his / her skills such as communication, clinical examination, technical procedures, prescribing and interpretation of results.

Keywords: Objective, Structured, Clinical, Examinations, OSCEs