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Direct observation of procedural skills in radiology.
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PMID:  20566775     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this perspective is to describe the reliability and feasibility of methods such as direct observation of procedural skills and multisource feedback in assessment of the performance of radiology residents.
CONCLUSION: Workplace-based assessments such as direct observation of procedural skills have a role in the formative assessment of radiology residents. They can be used to evaluate residents' performance, provide feedback, and identify areas for improving performance and filling in identified gaps.
Vaqar Bari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  195     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-22     Completed Date:  2010-07-15     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  W14-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Radiology Department, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan. <>
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MeSH Terms
Clinical Competence*
Competency-Based Education
Education, Medical, Graduate / methods*
Educational Measurement
Ethics, Clinical
Internship and Residency*
Radiology / education*,  standards*

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