Definition: the process of observing a learner (e.g., student, resident) during an actual patient encounter for the purpose of assessing clinical skills
Aim: to help preceptors gather accurate information about a learner’s performance in real-life clinical scenarios
Assessment: communication skills, history taking, physical exam techniques, information giving, procedural skills, professionalism, entrustable professional activities (EPAs), and evaluation of competence
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Cabana, Michael D., editor. "Direct Observation." 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 8th ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2019. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/618180/all/Direct_Observation.
Direct Observation. In: Cabana MDM, ed. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/618180/all/Direct_Observation. Accessed June 9, 2023.
Direct Observation. (2019). In Cabana, M. D. (Ed.), 5-Minute Pediatric Consult (8th ed.). Wolters Kluwer. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/618180/all/Direct_Observation
Direct Observation [Internet]. In: Cabana MDM, editors. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Wolters Kluwer; 2019. [cited 2023 June 09]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/5-Minute-Pediatric-Consult/618180/all/Direct_Observation.
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