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1 OSCE What am I going to do! Done and Presented by Amr Khayat

2 What is inside? OSCE Introduction. Sources. Surgery Examples (inactive and active). Medicine Examples (inactive and active).

3 What is OSCE? Objective Structured Clinical Examination.

4 How it works? OSCE Exams consist of several clinical stations with actors playing the role of a patient with some sort of a medical complaint. All the student will be divided in sub groups and every group will be in a room, then every time the coordinator will call around 4 students to start the exam and the coordinator will explain the way and direction you should follow.

5 You will be nervous in this situation but please TAKE DEEEEEEP BREATH AND CONCENTRATE. Then a bell will ring. You knock the door and enter the room. You have to read a full page describing what the station ahead is and what is required to do. Please try to read the instruction carefully and understand the question very good.

6 In each room, you will find a new patient and an examiner. You have to hand out the examiner one or two of your identification stickers. PLEASE WHEN YOU FINISH THE STATION YOU SHOULD TRY TO FORGET THE PREVIOUS STATION AND GO TO THE NEXT STATION KEEP SELF BLAMING TO THE END OF THE EXAM. Did you get what I wanted you to understand?

7 Let me put it in summary You need to be organized and manage your time effectively. You need to know in advance what to ask, as there is no time to think. You need to be careful about how to phrase your questions and comments in order to be respectful and empathic. You need to ask your questions intelligently in order not to lead the patient or the examiner to waste your time. You need to be and appear confident, organized, and professional.

8 Oh My GOD ! Is that easy?… Of course not. Is it impossible to do?… Of course not. Thousands of medical students, residents, and graduates have done it…. Okay, so it is not easy and at the same time not impossible. You need to prepare yourself to the OSCE Exams and you'll be EXCELLENT.

9 Communication and Interpersonal Skills Initiative of interview: introduces self, at ease, attentive to patient. Questioning skills: e.g., use of open-ended questions, confident and skillful questioning, appropriate language. Physical examination: Taking consent from the pt. to do physical examination, at ease with patient. BE CAREFUL FROM INATTENTIVE TO PATIENT'S COMFORT OR DIGNITY; E.G., NO DRAPING AND/OR CAUSES PAIN UNNECESSARILY.

10 What Else ! You need to be alert throughout the encounter to all of the above listed points and, yes, this is not easy but not impossible. You have to develop a a way to perform these OSCEs so that all the above points have been taken care of automatically and practice it so that it will be an eternal part of your future practice. Is that possible?... Yes it is!.. When you arrive home after a long day at your medical school or hospital (or in the future, at your practice), how many times did you wondered which way did you take driving back home?!! You didn't figure it out although you were sure it was the right safe way home and you did follow traffic laws and road ethics!!.

11 Take Home massage! OSCE exam need a good practice before it and it is very effective way of evaluation and you will build up a lot of clinical skills which you will never forget. Plus let’s face it guys at least it is fair……...Don’t you think?

12 Focus History Symptoms Analysis. Differential Diagnosis (role in and role out). Risk Factors. Complications. Other Related Questions.

13 Examination General. Specific. Disease Oriented.

14 Evaluation ! How are you going to be evaluated?


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