International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2019, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
A comparative study of OSCE and traditional methods of evaluation in nursing: A narrative review
Bashisha Manar and N Siva
Introduction: Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is a modern type of examination used in health sciences and it has been widely used in the assessment of students' clinical performance and skills competency. The Traditional method refers to a traditional way of evaluating a practical skills and knowledge of the students as in essay type i.e, written form, viva, procedure or history collection of the client.
Aim: The aim of this narrative review is to find information on the effectiveness of OSCE versus Traditional methods of evaluation.
Methodology: Types of studies- Descriptive- Comparative study, Quasi-experimental design- one group pre-test post-test design.
Types of participants: Nursing students.
Setting: Nursing Colleges.
Outcome: This narrative review result shows that OSCE method is an effective method for evaluation compare to a Traditional method.