Large-scale use of an objective, structured clinical examination for licensing family physicians

Grand'Maison, Paul; Lescop, Je�lle; Rainsberry, Paul; Brailovsky, Carlos A.
May 1992
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/15/1992, Vol. 146 Issue 10, p1735
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Clinical Quiz.  // American Family Physician;10/1/2002, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p1147 

    Presents a clinical examination for family physicians. INSET: INSTRUCTIONS.

  • Clinical Communication in Context: Applying Cognitive Role Theory in a Study of Physician Non-Verbals. Ledford, Christy J. W.; Canzona, Mollie Rose; Cafferty, Lauren A. // Florida Communication Journal;Spring2015, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p29 

    Nonverbal affective behaviors are important communication tools in any physician-patient interaction. In the present study, standardized clinical interactions were recorded and analyzed through the lens of cognitive role theory. The analysis explored differences in physician nonverbals between...

  • Swiss family physicians' perceptions and attitudes towards knowledge translation practices. Bengough, Theresa; Bovet, Emilie; Bécherraz, Camille; Schlegel, Susanne; Burnand, Bernard; Pidoux, Vincent // BMC Family Practice;12/11/2015, Vol. 16, p1 

    Background: Several studies have been performed to understand the way family physicians apply knowledge from medical research in practice. However, very little is known concerning family physicians in Switzerland. In an environment in which information constantly accumulates, it is crucial to...

  • Making the grade. Brown, C.J. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/03/98, Vol. 159 Issue 9, p1078 

    Presents findings of a report which found that new family physicians' scores on standardized clinical licensing examinations are associated with their performance on measures of resource use and quality of care during the first 18 months of practice. How physicians who scored higher had a...

  • Suspected Pulmonary Embolism: Part I. Evidence-Based Clinical Assessment. Ebell, Mark H. // American Family Physician;1/15/2004, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p367 

    Emphasizes the use of history and physical examination in helping family physicians diagnose pulmonary embolism. Clinical decision rules for the diagnosis of the disease; Signs and symptoms of pulmonary embolism.

  • Clinical breast evaluation skills of house officers and... Chalabian, Jeanine; Garman, Karen // American Surgeon;Oct1996, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p840 

    States that health care reform is placing a significant role on primary care physicians as front-line providers of women's health care. Use of a patient breast case in an Objective Structured Clinical Examination format; Its purpose; Background information on teaching and learning clinical...

  • Attitudes toward Management of Sickle Cell Disease and Its Complications: A National Survey of Academic Family Physicians. Mainous, Arch G.; Tanner, Rebecca J.; Harle, Christopher A.; Baker, Richard; Shokar, Navkiran K.; Hulihan, Mary M. // Anemia (20901267);2/22/2015, Vol. 2015, p1 

    Objective. Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a disease that requires a significant degree of medical intervention, and family physicians are one potential provider of care for patients who do not have access to specialists. The extent to which family physicians are comfortable with the treatment of...

  • Association between licensing examination scores and resource use and quality of care in primary care practice. Tamblyn, Robyn; Abrahamowicz, Michael; Brailovsky, Carlos; Grand'Maison, Paul; Lescop, Joelle; Norcini, John; Girard, Nadyne; Haggerty, Jeannie // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;9/16/98, Vol. 280 Issue 11, p969 

    Considers how clinical competence is a determinant of the quality of care delivered, and may be associated with use of health care resources by primary care physicians. Study to determine if licensing examination scores were associated with selected aspects of quality of care and resource use...

  • Differences in Physician Communication When Patients Ask Versus Tell About Religion/Spirituality: A Pilot Study. Ledford, Christy J. W.; Canzona, Mollie R.; Seehusen, Dean A.; Cafferty, Lauren A.; Schmidt, Monica E.; Huang, Joseph C.; Villagran, Melinda M. // Family Medicine;Feb2015, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p138 

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Research suggests that physicians should pursue spiritual issues and that patients desire to discuss religion/spirituality (R/S) in medical encounters. This study explored the differences in physician communication in response to patient inquiry or disclosure of R/S...

  • Family medicine curriculum. Klein, Douglas; Schipper, Shirley // Canadian Family Physician;Feb2008, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p214 

    PROBLEM ADDRESSED The Family Medicine Residency Program at the University of Alberta has used academic sessions and clinical-based teaching to prepare residents for private practice. Before the new curriculum, academic sessions were large group lectures given by specialists. These sessions...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics