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Build your skills toolkit, part 4: practical skills 

Build your skills toolkit, part 4: practical skills
Build your skills toolkit, part 4: practical skills

Duncan Harding

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date: 23 October 2021

This chapter continues to consider an array of generic OSCE themes that are useful in many different scenarios, and suggests some strategies and solutions in each of these basic areas. This chapter considers practical skills, and suggests some strategies and perspectives that may be useful to the OSCE candidate. These include: physical examinations; demonstrating practical skills; balancing empathy and pragmatism; containing procedural anxiety; and simulated composure and urgency.

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