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Feasibility, reliability, and validity of the mini-clinical evaluation exercise (mCEX) in a medicine core clerkship.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14557089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: To determine the feasibility, reliability and validity of the mCEX when used to evaluate medical students' clinical skills in a medicine core clerkship. METHOD: In 2002, students were required to complete nine mCEX during their medicine clerkship. Mean mCEX scores were correlated with exam scores and course grades. RESULTS: 89% of targeted mCEX were completed. The reproducibility coefficient for eight mCEX was.77. Mean mCEX scores were significantly correlated with exam scores (r =.22; p =.004), inpatient (r =.43; p <.0001), outpatient (r =.35; p <.0001), and final course grades (r =.19; p =.014). CONCLUSIONS: These data support the feasibility, reproducibility, and validity of the mCEX in evaluating medicine clerkship students' clinical skills.
Authors:
Jennifer R Kogan; Lisa M Bellini; Judy A Shea
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Validation Studies    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges     Volume:  78     ISSN:  1040-2446     ISO Abbreviation:  Acad Med     Publication Date:  2003 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-14     Completed Date:  2003-11-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8904605     Medline TA:  Acad Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S33-5     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
jennifer.kogan@uphs.upenn.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Clinical Clerkship / standards*
Clinical Competence / standards*
Educational Measurement / methods*
Feasibility Studies
Humans
Internal Medicine / education
Reproducibility of Results
Students, Medical
United States

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