How to Assess Students and Trainees in Medicine and Health
May 2013, Wiley-Blackwell
Do you want to improve standards of practice?
Do you know how to construct examinations so that they are fit for purpose?
Can you give constructive feedback to aid development?
How to Assess Students and Trainees in Medicine and
Health will help you develop these vital skills and much
This brand new title is an ideal resource for those keen to promote best practice in assessment, evaluation and feedback. From the theoretical basics of medical education to the various types of assessment used today, the book considers the practical issues surrounding assessment, with ‘trouble shooting’ help for those designing and writing assessments.
With hints and tips drawn from experienced medical educators, How to Assess Students and Trainees in Medicine and Health is fully supported by a companion website at www.wiley.com/go/assesshealth containing worked examples and sample exemplar assessments that can be modified for personal use, making this the ultimate guide to mastering assessment, evaluation and development of students and trainees.
Chapter 1 Principles of assessment, 1
Olwyn M. R. Westwood and Ann Griffin
Chapter 2 Assessment of knowledge, 16
Chapter 3 Development of skills competence assessment, 38
Chapter 4 Assessment of performance, 59
Gavin Johnson and Allison Wiseman
Chapter 5 Assessment of professionalism, 76
Chapter 6 Setting the standard in assessments, 94
Steve Capey and Frank C. Hay
Chapter 7 Feedback and assessment, 114
Ann Griffin, Sophie Park and Catherine O’Keeffe
Chapter 8 Psychometrics in medical education assessment,
Chapter 9 Examiners and examination boards, 167
Olwyn M. R. Westwood
Chapter 10 Future developments in assessment and feedback,
Olwyn M.R. Westwood is Professor of Medical Education,
Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary,
University of London
Ann Griffin is Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medical Education and Deputy Director, UCL Medical School
Frank C. Hay is Emeritus Professor of Immunology, St George’s University of London