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Setting the scene 

Setting the scene
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Setting the scene
Author(s):

Duncan Harding

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198704874.003.0001
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date: 25 August 2019

This chapter sets the scene and provides an introduction to the book. It describes the book’s ethos and structure, and considers the mechanics and organization of the OSCE. It then considers the different process and content skills required for OSCE success, and invites the reader to be suspicious of the familiar. The chapter goes on to describe the value of a generic strategic approach to the OSCE, and outlines some of the approaches that will be developed later in the book. It then invites the reader to start to reframe their approach to the OSCE. The chapter finally starts to lay down a psychological framework of understanding, and asks the reader to consider the definition of thoughts and cognitions.

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