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Assessing Clinical Competence.

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Edited by Neufeld Victor R., Norman Geoffrey R.. . 366 pages. Volume 7. of the Springer Series on Medical Education.. Springer Publishing Company; , New York: , 1985.. $39.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(4):569. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-102-4-569_2
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Historical perspectives; defining competence; methods for measurement (observation, oral and written examinations, medical record review, patient management problems, simulations by computer or actor); assessments of the doctor-patient relationship, technical skills, use of diagnostic tests; implications for education, licensure, certification, research, and health care. A text from the McMaster Faculty of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario.


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