Preparing and conducting OSCE exams

OSCE exams (Objective Structured Clinical Examination), is a tool for assessing clinical skills. It is the most widely used method in evaluating student learning outcomes. During the course, participants will learn from the practical side how to properly plan and conduct the OSCE exam, what mistakes can appear and how to avoid them.

Main goals of the training:

  • Getting familiar with the principles of planning, organizing and conducting OSCE exams,
  • Determining the scope of the exam and assessment methodology,
  • Principles of knowledge verification in adults,
  • Creation of exam scenarios and evaluation sheets,Principles of using simulators and trainers during the OSCE exam
  • The role and cooperation of the standardized patient with the instructor during the OSCE exam,
  • The use of audio-video techniques during the OSCE exam,
  • The use of advanced exam IT systems for OSCE exams,
  • Maintenance and archiving of documentation during the OSCE exam,
  • Preparation of exam stations,
  • Standardized patient during the OSCE exam,
  • Communication before, after and during the OSCE exam.

Form of training realization:

  • Training in Rzeszow, Poland using the organizer’s equipment and infrastructure. Training can last one, two or three days, depending on the needs of the participant. Training is conducted in small training groups to ensure high effectiveness of training.
  • Training at the Participants’ premises, using the Participants’ equipment and infrastructure. Training last be one, two or three days, depending on the participants’ needs. In order to maintain high effectiveness of training, we suggest no larger than 8-person training groups.
  • Training in a remote form, using the latest tele-education techniques, such as: e-learning courses with extensive graphics and video, live interactive simulation sessions with active participation of trainees.