PERCEPTIONS OF NEW COMERS ON OSPE EXAMINATION AT LIAQUAT UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES(LUMHS) JAMSHORO

OSPE Examination

  • Ali Raza Memon Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Sindh Pakistan
  • Imran Ali Shaikh Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Sindh Pakistan
  • Nudrat Zeba Bilawal Medical College LUMHS Jamshoro Pakistan
  • Naila Masood Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences Jamshoro Sindh Pakistan
  • Muhammad Siddique Rajput Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi Pakistan
  • Adil Ali Shaikh Provincial Health Development Centre Jamshoro Pakistan
Keywords: OSPE Examination, , LUMHS.

Abstract

Introduction: The objective structured practical examination (OSPE) is a well-recognized method for assessing different domains of students. OSPE has been introduced in many medical institutions across the country for removing the bias in assessment in last few years.
Objective: To assess the perceptions of new comers (1st year MBBS) students of Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS) regarding objective structured practical examination (OSPE).
Study Design: Cross sectional descriptive study.
Place and Duration of Study: study was conducted at OSPE center LUMHS Jamshoro in Oct 2016.
Materials and Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted at OSPE center LUMHS Jamshoro. About 70 male and 130 female (N=200) students of first and second semester MBBS were enrolled through simple random sampling technique and were administered structured questionnaire to obtain student perceptions on OSPE method of examination.
Results: The data showed that 80% of students consider it as best examination format to gain good score and 75% students commented that this pattern of examination saved time, 70% had an opinion that it is un-biased.
Conclusion: OSPE assessment is better than conventional viva and practical examination.

 

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Published
2018-08-31
How to Cite
Memon, A., Shaikh, I., Zeba, N., Masood, N., Rajput, M., & Shaikh, A. (2018). PERCEPTIONS OF NEW COMERS ON OSPE EXAMINATION AT LIAQUAT UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES(LUMHS) JAMSHORO. Pakistan Armed Forces Medical Journal, 68(4), 905-07. Retrieved from https://mail.pafmj.org/index.php/PAFMJ/article/view/59
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