Appendix F: Communication Skills Oral Exam Form

COMMUNICATION SKILLS ORAL EXAM FORM

  • Integrated Clinical Encounter

    A student should be graded on their ability to discuss a patient by integrating the history, physical exam findings, laboratory results into an impression and plan. Grading should assess the student’s understanding of pathophysiology, work-up, management, problem solving and critical thinking. If appropriate, a student understands of ethical issues and cultural problems should be explored.

    A                               B                                            C                                             F

 

  • Communications Skills and Interpersonal Relationship

    Students should be graded on their quality of the oral presentation and their response to questions. The examiner should include “challenging” questions as well as traditional “scientific” ones. The examiner, as a simulated patient, needs to grade students on their interpersonal relationship.

    A                                   B                                             C                                         F

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FINAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS EXAM GRADE

 

A                                      B                                             C                                                F