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Update on the fellowship exam and its relation to modern educational principles and clinical competency.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15953228     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine is committed to a long term process of quality improvement in the fellowship examination and the training programme leading up to it. The process of quality improvement and the rationale for current and future processes are not always clear to the fellowship as a whole. The present article attempts to update the fellowship on the current thinking with regard to the fellowship exam and the work that is being done surrounding this and relevant areas. This is related to some modern educational assessment principles and terminology. More research is required into the relevance of each component of the fellowship exam and its relation to clinical competency, key competencies and good clinical practice. Any subsequent changes to the exam structure must take into account the evidence and be balanced by what is practicable, reasonable and deliverable.
Authors:
Wayne Hazell; Ian R Rogers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Emergency medicine Australasia : EMA     Volume:  17     ISSN:  1742-6731     ISO Abbreviation:  Emerg Med Australas     Publication Date:  2005 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-06-14     Completed Date:  2007-02-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101199824     Medline TA:  Emerg Med Australas     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau District Health Board, Otahuhu, Auckland University, New Zealand. whazell@xtra.co.nz
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Australasia
Clinical Competence*
Educational Measurement*
Emergency Medicine / education*
Fellowships and Scholarships*
Humans

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