Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence with bonus DVD - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323047098

Practical Guide to the Evaluation of Clinical Competence with bonus DVD

1st Edition

Authors: Eric Holmboe Richard Hawkins Steven Durning
Paperback ISBN: 9780323047098
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 15th February 2008
Page Count: 264


This up-to-date, practical guide to outcomes-based assessment in clinical education delivers important evaluation methods, tools, and faculty training approaches for all medical educators. Written by proven experts, this guide will be an invaluable resource to you in developing, implementing, and sustaining effective systems for the evaluation of clinical competence in medical school, residency, and fellowship programs.

Key Features

  • Content is organized and written according to the ACGME-mandated Core Competencies making the information timely and useful.
  • Guidelines that apply across the medical education spectrum allow you to implement the book’s methods in any educational situation.
  • The authors’ suggested techniques and approaches to all aspects of medical education let you translate theory into practice.
  • Includes a DVD with video case studies of effective (and ineffective) evaluation sessions, highlighting key steps and mistakes to avoid.
  • Includes major evaluation methods, including:
    • Evaluation forms and rating scales
    • Standardized tests and in-training examinations
    • Medical record and practice audits
    • 360 degree evaluations
    • Portfolios
    • Direct observation by standardized patients and faculty
    • Simulation


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About the Author

Eric Holmboe

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President for Evaluation Research, Director, Clinical Performance Section, American Board of Internal Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Yale University

Richard Hawkins

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice President, Medical Education Program, American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois

Steven Durning

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Uniformed Services University, Maryland, UK