Workshop on “Assessment Method: OSCE/OSPE”

Medical Education Unit ARMY MEDICAL COLLEGE CHITTAGONG organized a Workshop on “Assessment Method: OSCE/OSPE” in AMCC Campus on 6th September 2016. The goal of the workshop is to introduce teaching methodology & strengthen the capacity of faculties on Assessment methods on OSCE/OSPE.31 Faculty members from Army Medical College Chittagong (AMCC) including Chief Administrator of AMCC & Assistant Director of Medical Services 24th infantry division Bangladesh Army, Chittagong International Medical college (CIMC) & Chattagram Maa-o-Shishu Hospital Medical College (CMOSHMC) participated in the programme.

The workshop is conducted by Professor (Dr) Nasreen Chowdhury, Principal AMCC and Chairperson of MEU AMCC. She is an MD. Biochemistry (BSMMU) which includes one year course on Medical Education, FCPS. Clinical Biochemistry (BCPS), CCD (Birdem) DPU (DU) & trained in Epidemiological research method & SPSS (ICDDRB), Research Methodology, Laboratory Accreditation & Quality Control etc.
The workshop, consisting of lectures & hand-on-exercises, covered Principle of Assessment need, Functions, Types of methods & Utilities of them. A complete Discussion on OSPE/OSCE was done & There was also an arrangement of pre-test to evaluate the participants knowledge on assessment methods & post-test as they could show there improvements. The average pre-test score was 2-3 but the post test score was 15-16. Tips & guidance for making OSPE/OSCE, Marking checklist, Evaluation process etc. discussed by the key speaker with a very informative power-point presentation. At the end of the session all the participants took part in a group work and they presented their OSPE/OSCE questions as per direction. Finally a question answer session held for the participants.