Do you want to improve standards of practice?
Do you know how to construct examinations so that they are fit for purpose?
Can you give constructive feedback to aid development?
How to Assess Students and Trainees in Medicine and Health will help you develop these vital skills and much more.
This brand new title is an ideal resource for those keen to promote best practice in assessment, evaluation and feedback. From the theoretical basics of medical education to the various types of assessment used today, the book considers the practical issues surrounding assessment, with ‘trouble shooting’ help for those designing and writing assessments.
Chapter 1 Principles of assessment, 1
Olwyn M. R. Westwood and Ann Griffin
Chapter 2 Assessment of knowledge, 16
Chapter 3 Development of skills competence assessment, 38
Chapter 4 Assessment of performance, 59
Gavin Johnson and Allison Wiseman
Chapter 5 Assessment of professionalism, 76
Chapter 6 Setting the standard in assessments, 94
Steve Capey and Frank C. Hay
Chapter 7 Feedback and assessment, 114
Ann Griffin, Sophie Park and Catherine O’Keeffe
Chapter 8 Psychometrics in medical education assessment, 141
Chapter 9 Examiners and examination boards, 167
Olwyn M. R. Westwood
Chapter 10 Future developments in assessment and feedback, 185
Ann Griffin UCL Medical School.
Frank C. Hay St George's University of London.