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The reliability and validity of a matrix to assess the completed reflective personal development plans of general practitioners
INTRODUCTION: We wished to determine whether assessors could make reliable and valid judgements about the quality of completed reflective personal development plans (PDPs) for the purpose of accrediting UK general practitioners ...
Doctors' consultations with children and their parents: a model of competencies, outcomes and confounding influences
CONTEXT: The clinical consultation is an important aspect of the doctor's role. However, there is a particular shortage of methods for assessing its quality, and its complexity makes it a considerable assessment ...
Factors affecting the utility of the multiple mini-interview in selecting candidates for graduate-entry medical school
CONTEXT: We wished to determine which factors are important in ensuring interviewers are able to make reliable and valid decisions about the non-cognitive characteristics of candidates when selecting candidates for entry ...
The development and evaluation of a Professional Self Identity Questionnaire to measure evolving professional self-identity in health and social care students
BACKGROUND: Professional self-identity is a 'state of mind' -- identifying one's-self as a member of a professional group. Delayed professional self-identity is a barrier to successful transition from student to professional. ...
Children and their parents assessing the doctor-patient interaction: a rating system for doctors' communication skills
CONTEXT: Only a patient and his or her family can judge many of the most important aspects of the doctor-patient interaction. This study evaluates the feasibility and reliability of children and their families assessing ...
Improving the quality of outpatient clinic letters using the Sheffield Assessment Instrument for Letters (SAIL)
AIM: To improve the quality of outpatient letters used as communication between hospital and primary care doctors. METHODS: On 2 separate occasions, 15 unselected outpatient letters written by each of 7 hospital ...
Mini-clinical evaluation exercise in anaesthesia training
BACKGROUND: The Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX) is a workplace-based assessment tool of potential value in anaesthesia to assess and improve clinical performance. Its reliability and positive educational impact ...
(Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018)