Pharmacy OSCEs and Competency based Assessments

Author: Sharon Haughey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702066986
Release Date: 2017-04-17
Genre: Medical

Patient safety is now a very strong focus of pharmacy degrees. Competency-based evaluations of pharmacy students using simulated assessments including Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) and Criterion Referenced Assessments (CRAs) are increasingly commonplace. These are designed to simulate aspects of real-life pharmacy practice in order to train students to integrate their knowledge of medicinal chemistry, pharmaceutics, therapeutics, legislation, clinical skills, numeracy, communication and empathy, and to test a student’s ability to provide safe and effective patient care. This book provides a unique resource to support students and trainers in developing and practising these essential skills. It is designed as a useful resource for undergraduate students, clinical tutors and those involved in teaching students on pharmacy degree courses. Format OSCE outline Format (written/interactive) Level of difficulty Time limit Props supplied (e.g. BNF) Competencies tested Station task Model Answers and sample marking schemes Tips Short chapter introductions about how to tackle the type of problems encountered in the chapter. Station examples to test your ability to integrate knowledge and skills. Stations written in detail so that you can practise and then check or score performance against model answers. Examples of competency-based assessments designed to assess the level of integration between science and practice.

Pharmacy OSCEs

Author: Beti Wyn Evans
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN: 9780857110435
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Pharmacy OSCEs is the only pharmacy-specific OSCE revision guide. This easy-to-use book covers the key competencies that will be tested during your Objective Structured Clinical Examinations whether you are still studying or in practice. Written in a concise and accessible way, all types of situations are covered from responding to a specific symptom to solving calculations. The scenarios read like tasks at an OSCE station and are accompanied by: (i) Learning objectives; (ii) Questions and answers; (iii) Feedback and revision points; (iv) Key references and further reading. The examples vary in complexity, ranging from early undergraduate years through to postgraduate. With over 70 practice scenarios, this book will support you throughout your training and ensure your best performance on the day of the exam.

Canadian Pharmacy Exams Pharmacist Evaluating Exam Practice Volume 1

Author: Fatima S. Marankan
Publisher: Canadian Pharmacy Exams
ISBN: 9780986825101
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Medical

Canadian Pharmacy Exams - Pharmacist Evaluating Exam Practice is designed as a self-study tool to help the student seeking pharmacy licensure in Canada test his/her exam readiness, identify areas of strength and weakness to optimize learning. The book is divided according to four key areas listed below and contains over 600 exam-type questions and answers developed to meet the Evaluating Exam learning objectives. The number of practice questions in each section reflects its relevance (weight) as per the Pharmacy Examining Board of Canada (PEBC(r)): 25% Biomedical Sciences, 35% Pharmaceutical Sciences, 30% Pharmacy Practice and 10% Behavioural, Social and Administrative Pharmacy Sciences. All Canadian content including pharmacy practice laws and regulations. Finally, answers are supplemented by numerous comments and explanations to ensure further understanding and learning of new concepts. Learn more about future publications at www.cpeprep.c

Clinical Cases and OSCEs in Surgery E Book

Author: Manoj Ramachandran
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702048272
Release Date: 2011-11-18
Genre: Medical

This book of over 140 cases is designed for candidates preparing for all surgical examinations, whether at undergraduate, postgraduate or exit examination level. It will demystify and simplify the clinical assessment of surgical cases and provides invaluable advice on how to achieve success. The text includes top tips, acronyms and up-to-date summaries of current practice based on the authors’ personal experience of surgical examinations. Cases are graded in terms of likely appearance in the examinations. Top tips emphasize specific subjects which cause confusion. The text provides advice on the most appropriate time to finish an examination. Examples of the common procedures and props that come up in the skill-based examination format are included. This fully revised Second Edition is now in colour and includes photographs of key manoeuvres performed during specific surgical examination routines Includes a new section on communication skills A new co-author in academic surgery joins the project.

Pharmacy Education in the Twenty First Century and Beyond

Author: Ahmed Fathelrahman
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128119464
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Genre: Medical

Pharmacy Education in the Twenty First Century and Beyond: Global Achievements and Challenges offers a complete reference on global pharmacy education, along with a detailed discussion of future issues and solutions. This book begins with a brief overview of the history of pharmacy education, covering all levels of education and styles of learning, from undergraduate, continuing professional education, and methods for self-learning and development. Teaching strategies such as team-based learning, problem-based learning and interdisciplinary education are also described and compared to conclude why certain pharmacy programs attract students, and why educators prefer particular teaching strategies, assessment tools and learning styles. As a result, this book provides pharmacy educators, administrators, students and practitioners with a comprehensive guide to pharmacy education that will enable readers to choose the best approaches to improve, reform or select a program based on worldwide experience and the latest available evidence and research. Describes and discusses the advantages and disadvantages associated with different types of pharmacy curricula, degree programs, styles of learning, teaching strategies, and more Edited and written by a team of authors to provide diverse global experiences and insights into what factors make a program attractive and successful Covers important topics in pharmacy education, such as quality and accreditation issues, the business of pharmacy education, leadership and similarities

The Question of Competence

Author: Brian D. Hodges
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801465369
Release Date: 2012-10-16
Genre: Medical

Medical competence is a hot topic surrounded by much controversy about how to define competency, how to teach it, and how to measure it. While some debate the pros and cons of competence-based medical education and others explain how to achieve various competencies, the authors of the seven chapters in The Question of Competence offer something very different. They critique the very notion of competence itself and attend to how it has shaped what we pay attention to-and what we ignore-in the education and assessment of medical trainees. Two leading figures in the field of medical education, Brian D. Hodges and Lorelei Lingard, draw together colleagues from the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands to explore competency from different perspectives, in order to spark thoughtful discussion and debate on the subject. The critical analyses included in the book's chapters cover the role of emotion, the implications of teamwork, interprofessional frameworks, the construction of expertise, new directions for assessment, models of self-regulation, and the concept of mindful practice. The authors juxtapose the idea of competence with other highly valued ideas in medical education such as emotion, cognition and teamwork, drawing new insights about their intersections and implications for one another.

Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology E Book

Author: James T. Cassidy
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437735963
Release Date: 2010-10-15
Genre: Medical

Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology examines the full spectrum of rheumatologic diseases and non-rheumatologic musculoskeletal disorders in children and adolescents, detailing the presentation, differential diagnosis, course, management, and prognosis of every major condition. Drs. James T. Cassidy, Ross E. Petty, Ronald M. Laxer, and Carol B. Lindsley discuss recent developments in diagnosis, treatment, genetics, immunology, imaging, and more. Diagnose and treat effectively through exhaustive reviews of the complex symptoms and signs and lab abnormalities that characterize these clinical disorders. Choose treatment protocols based on the best scientific evidence available today. Apply the knowledge and experience of the leading experts in the field. Keep current with coverage of new topics including macrophage activation syndrome, pediatric sarcoidosis, uveitis, imaging, and occupational and physical therapy. Tap into detailed discussions of recent advances in the field, new research on the immunologic mechanisms of inflammatory disease, and new developments on biologic treatments for arthritis in ten new chapters. Master complex concepts and key techniques with a full-color design and full-color illustrations.

Hospital Pharmacy

Author: Martin Stephens
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN: 9780853699002
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Hospital Pharmacy outlines the changes in pharmacy practice within the hospital setting and discusses the vast range of services that are provided. Each chapter is devoted to an area of pharmacy practice and discusses its history, current practice and future developments. This new edition has been completely revised and updated and includes new chapters on: pharmacy in the acute independent sector; controlled drugs in hospital pharmacy; pharmacist prescribing; mental health; consultant pharmacists

Integrated Pharmacy Case Studies

Author: Sally-Anne Francis
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN: 9780853698845
Release Date: 2015-06-05
Genre: Medical

Over 90 case studies based on real life patient-care scenarios. Each case includes learning outcomes and references.

Pharmacy Case Studies

Author: Soraya Dhillon
Publisher:
ISBN: 0853697248
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Medical

Knowledge gained within the individual areas of law and ethics, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and pathology are tested by each example, bringing together all areas taught on the degree course. Each chapter contains five case studies, starting with uncomplicated cases and increasing in complexity as they expand.

Psychedelic Psychiatry

Author: Erika Dyck
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9781421400754
Release Date: 2010-10-01
Genre: Medical

This challenge to the prevailing wisdom behind drug regulation and addiction therapy provides a historical corrective to our perception of LSD’s medical efficacy.

A Practical Guide for Medical Teachers

Author: John Dent
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702068935
Release Date: 2017-04-26
Genre: Medical

The Fifth Edition of the highly praised Practical Guide for Medical Teachers provides a bridge between the theoretical aspects of medical education and the delivery of enthusiastic and effective teaching in basic science and clinical medicine. Healthcare professionals are committed teachers and this book is an essential guide to help them maximise their performance. This highly regarded book recognises the importance of educational skills in the delivery of quality teaching in medicine. The contents offer valuable insights into all important aspects of medical education today. A leading educationalist from the USA joins the book’s editorial team. The continual emergence of new topics is recognised in this new edition with nine new chapters: The role of patients as teachers and assessors; Medical humanities; Decision-making; Alternative medicine; Global awareness; Education at a time of ubiquitous information; Programmative assessment; Student engagement; and Social accountability. An enlarged group of authors from more than 15 countries provides both an international perspective and a multi-professional approach to topics of interest to all healthcare teachers.

Pharmacy OSCEs

Author: Beti Wyn Evans
Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
ISBN: 9780857110435
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Pharmacy OSCEs is the only pharmacy-specific OSCE revision guide. This easy-to-use book covers the key competencies that will be tested during your Objective Structured Clinical Examinations whether you are still studying or in practice. Written in a concise and accessible way, all types of situations are covered from responding to a specific symptom to solving calculations. The scenarios read like tasks at an OSCE station and are accompanied by: (i) Learning objectives; (ii) Questions and answers; (iii) Feedback and revision points; (iv) Key references and further reading. The examples vary in complexity, ranging from early undergraduate years through to postgraduate. With over 70 practice scenarios, this book will support you throughout your training and ensure your best performance on the day of the exam.

Objective Structured Clinical Examinations

Author: Sondra Zabar
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781461437499
Release Date: 2012-12-19
Genre: Medical

Objective structured clinical examinations/exercises (OSCEs) using standardized patients (SPs) are an efficient means of surveying a diverse range of ability at any point along the continuum of medical education. An OSCE station can address multiple competency assessments across undergraduate, graduate, and continuing medical education. Nevertheless, organizing and enacting OSCEs is a major undertaking and, as with most other educational projects, collaborating within and across specialties and disciplines only enriches the process. The production of an effective OSCE program requires strong leaders committed to the benefits of such assessments, as well as many individuals to plan, prepare, and implement the program. To address the need for general guidelines of best practice and consistent organizational stratagem, Objective Structured Clinicl Exams is a comprehensive how-to manual for OSCE implementation. It contains an overview of and criteria for best practice, a review of relevant literature, insight into the program’s influence throughout the healthcare system, and techniques for fine-tuning existing programs. Accompanying charts, graphs and sample forms are included to make this book the single resource for any educator interested in creating or improving a standardized patient program.