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Understanding OSCE construction 

Understanding OSCE construction
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Understanding OSCE construction
Author(s):

Duncan Harding

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198704874.003.0006
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date: 13 December 2019

This chapter gives the candidate an insight into the way that an OSCE examination is designed and constructed, in order to give an insight into what is expected for success. The chapter considers blueprinting and station development, and gives the candidate a basic understanding of how this is achieved. In particular, it emphasis the importance and relevance of the underlying construct in an OSCE station, and describes how a candidate might consider this in their approach to the examination.

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