Designed to help medical educators implement better assessment methods, tools, and models directly into training programs, Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence, 2nd Edition, by Drs. Eric S. Holmboe, Steven J. Durning, and Richard E. Hawkins, is a hands-on, authoritative guide to outcomes-based assessment in clinical education. National and international experts present an organized, multifaceted approach and a diverse combination of methods to help you perform effective assessments. This thoroughly revised edition is a valuable resource for developing, implementing, and sustaining effective systems for evaluating clinical competence in medical school, residency, and fellowship programs.
Ch. 1 Assessment Challenges in the Era of Outcomes-Based Education
Ch. 2 Issues of Validity and Reliability for Assessments in Medical Education
Ch. 3 Evaluation Frameworks, Forms, and Global Rating Scales
Ch. 4 Direct Observation
Ch. 5 Direct Observation: Standardized Patients
Ch. 6 Using Written Exams to Assess Medical Knowledge and Its Application
Ch. 7 Assessing Clinical Reasoning in the Workplace
Ch. 8 Workplace-Based Assessment of Procedural Skills
Ch. 9 Evaluating Evidence-Based Practice
Ch. 10 Clinical Practice Review
Ch. 11 Multisource Feedback
Ch. 12 Simulation-Based Assessment
Ch. 13 Feedback and Coaching in Clinical Teaching and Learning
Ch. 14 Portfolios
Ch. 15 The Learner with a Problem or the Problem Learner? Working with Dyscompetent Learners
Ch. 16 Programmatic Evaluation
Durning, Steven James Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Heatlh Sciences, Bethesda, MD.
Hawkins, Richard E. Vice President, Medical Education Outcomes, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois.