Preparing to take objective structured clinical examinations
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Preparing to take objective structured clinical examinations

Paul Street Teaching fellow and clinical skills co-ordinator, School of health and social care, University of Greenwich, London
Libby Hamilton Senior lecturer, School of health and social care, University of Greenwich, London

The key to passing an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) is adequate preparation and practice. Nursing or midwifery students need to prepare themselves to demonstrate a range of clinical skills and related clinical and theoretical knowledge. This article advises the student directly how to prepare for an OSCE.

Nursing Standard. 24, 34,35-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2010.04.24.34.35.c7719

Correspondence

p.a.street@gre.ac.uk

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