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Recep Öztürk
Salih Murat Akkın
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Burak Önal
Harun Serpil
Yiğit Yurder
2020 Volume 10
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Volume 7, Issue 1, April 2017,
Page(s): 39-45
Literature Review
Received: March 30, 2015; Accepted: December 24, 2016; Published online: April 29, 2017
doi:10.2399/yod.17.004; Copyright © 2017, Deomed
Assessment of clinical competence in medical education
Özlem Serpil Çakmakkaya (E-mail)
Department of Medical Education, Cerrahpaşa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
Although traditionally the main focus of medical education is to teach intensive conceptual knowledge, medical schools increasingly pay attention to the conveyance of clinical skills and attitudes that are required to become an excellent and complete physicians. Medical programs are obliged to assess the learning progress of their medical students with exams. Clinical skills or professional attitudes need wide range of different types of exams to be assessed. The search for a valid and reliable assessment of clinical skills and attitudes continues for a long time. In this article, different test methods designed to measure competency in clinical skills and attitudes in medical education are introduced.
Keywords: Clinical competence, measurement and assessment, medical education.
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