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How to Assess Doctors and Health Professionals

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This important book offers an introduction to the theory and the varying types of assessment for health care professionals. The book includes information on such topics as Where have work based assessments come from?; Why do we have different parts to the same exam like MCQs and OSCEs?; How do colleges decide who has passed or not?; Why can people pick their own assessors for their MSF?; The role of formative assessment Portfolios and their value. The book avoids jargon, is clear and succinct, and gives the pros and cons of the different assessment processes.

Author Biography

Mike Davis, Consultant in Continuing Medical Education, Blackpool, UK

Kirsty Forrest, Clinical Education Advisor, Yorkshire and Humber Deanery, Research and Evaluation Study Skills (RESS formally SSC) Co-Chair, University of Leeds, Consultant Anaesthetist, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust, Leeds, UK

Judy McKimm, Dean and Professor of Medical Education, Swansea University, Swansea, UK


Table of Contents

About the authors


Kirsty Forrest

Chapter 1: Introduction to assessment theory and practice
Mike Davis, Kirsty Forrest and Judy McKimm

Chapter 2: Principles of assessment
Mike Davis

Chapter 3: E-assessment – the use of computer-based technologies in assessment
Steve Capey

Chapter 4:  Feedback
Judy McKimm

Chapter 5: Portfolios
Judy McKimm

Chapter 6: Revalidation
Mike Davis

Chapter 7: Assessment types part 1
Kamran Khan and Alison Quinn

Chapter 8: Assessment types part 2
Kamran Khan and Alison Quinn

Chapter 9: Programmatic assessment
Kamran Khan and Kirsty Forrest

Chapter 10: Conclusion
Kirsty Forrest



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