BMC Med Educ 2017 Dec 12;17(1):251. Epub 2017 Dec 12.
Molecular and Clinical Pharmacy, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany.
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Am J Pharm Educ 2010 Mar;74(2):34
Department of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 Penang, Malaysia.
Objective: To implement and determine the effectiveness of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) to assess fourth-year pharmacy students' skills in a clinical pharmacy course.
Design: A 13-station OSCE was designed and implemented in the 2007-2008 academic year as part of the assessment methods for a clinical pharmacy course. The broad competencies tested in the OSCE included: patient counseling and communication, clinical pharmacokinetics (CPK), identification and resolution of drug-related problems (DRPs), and literature evaluation/drug information provision. Read More
Am J Pharm Educ 2014 Dec;78(10):192
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Pharmacy - Georgia Campus, Suwanee, Georgia.
Objective: To create a capstone course that provides a comprehensive and integrated review of the pharmacy curriculum with a broad range of assessment tools to evaluate student knowledge and skills as a final preparation prior to beginning fourth-year advanced pharmacy practice experiences (APPEs).
Design: The capstone course was a 4 credit-hour, case-based course. Eight comprehensive cases were assigned to students over the course of the term. Read More
Am J Pharm Educ 2015 Oct;79(8):122
University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy, San Antonio, Texas.
Objective. To evaluate how effectively pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists communicate and apply knowledge to simulations of commonly encountered patient scenarios using an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). Design. Read More
Curr Pharm Teach Learn 2017 Nov 9;9(6):1111-1116. Epub 2017 Sep 9.
West Virginia University, School of Pharmacy, PO Box 9520, Morgantown, WV 26506, United States. Electronic address:
Background And Purpose: Objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) are being implemented in pharmacy schools across the country. As part of a new curriculum, a practical with an OSCE component was implemented for the first time at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy.
Educational Activity And Setting: A practical with an OSCE component was developed for first-year professional pharmacy students in a foundational pharmacy skills course. Read More