Standardized patients: a new method to assess the clinical skills of physicians.

J. Chalabian, Gary Dunnington

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Abstract

A growing concern about the deterioration of the clinical skills of physicians has stimulated a renewed interest in the teaching and assessment of these skills. Standardized patients can be an effective means to teach or assess a physician's competence in clinical skills, such as history taking, physical examination, and patient-physician interaction skills. This article will describe this new method and delineate its emerging role in medical school education, residency training, and its potential role in continuing education and quality assurance for practicing physicians within a managed care setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)174-177
Number of pages4
JournalBest practices and benchmarking in healthcare : a practical journal for clinical and management application
Volume2
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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Clinical Competence
Physicians
Continuing Education
Managed Care Programs
Internship and Residency
Medical Education
Medical Schools
Mental Competency
Physical Examination
Teaching

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