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Educ Strategy Med Sci 2018, 11(2): 73-82 Back to browse issues page
A review on OSCE for clinical evaluation of nursing and midwifery students in Iran
Kobra Salehi 1, Zahra Salehi2, Mahsa Shakour3, Fariba Haghani4
1- Department of Reproductive Health, Student Research Committee, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran , k_salehi@nm.mui.ac.ir
2- Department of Adult Health Nursing, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
3- Educational Development Center, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
4- Department of Medical Education, Education Development and Study Management Centre, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
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Introduction: Despite many original articles about OSCE in clinical evaluation of nursing and midwifery students in Iran, it has not been determined its reliability and validity is confirmed based on existence evidences and this method is an effective and qualified for students clinical evaluation? A literature review was done to answer these questions and to determine the OSCE status in clinical evaluation of nursing and midwifery students in Iran.
Methods: in this review, Web of Science, Scopous, Proquest and Pubmed databases and Iranian databases such as SID, Magiran and Irondoc were searched using English and Persian keywords between 2000 and 2017 to find related articles.The full texts of extracted studies were reviewed and their main results were extracted. Them similar results were categorized and presented descriptively.
Results: 23 studies were reviewed. These studies had assessed students’ clinical skills (11 items), reliability and validity (4 items), students’ satisfaction and point of view (6 items), tension and anxiety associated with OSCE (2 items). The need for clinical evaluation through OSCE, OSCE as a reliable and valid examination, OSCE as a satisfied experience, OSCE and student learning and theory and clinical integration, preparing the environment, teachers and students before OSCE were the main findings of the review.
Conclusions: The review of existence evidences showed that OSCE is a valid, reliable and appropriate method for clinical evaluation of nursing and midwifery students in Iran and the most important point of its strength is students’ satisfaction. To improve the students’ performance during the test, the more detailed planning before the test is needed.
Keywords: Objective Structures Clinical Evaluation, Nursing, Midwifery, Students, Iran, Review
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Article Type: Systematic Review | Subject: Virtual Medical Education
Received: 2017/11/15 | Accepted: 2018/01/1 | Published: 2018/05/12
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