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The Application, Validity and Reliability of objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) for evaluation of carrying and transferring injured ones in Kermanshah Paramedics
Reza Pour Mirza Kalhori, *, Bijan Sabour, Mansour Rezaei, Arsalan Naderipour,
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Introduction:
ob jective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is used for learning evaluation in medicine. This study was conducted in order to investigate the application, validity and reliability of OSCE in carrying and transferring injured ones in Emergency Medical Students in Kermanshah paramedics' faculty in 2011.

Methods:
In this desc riptive-correlation study, 32 students were participated in 8 stations. Data was collected by using checklists and multiple-choice questions in each station by examiners; also it was analyzed with SPSS-16. It was used of the methods of criterion related and construct and also internal Cronbach’s coefficient in order to assess validity and reliability respectively.

Findings:
The results of this study were as follows: OSCE mean scores were 28.31 (±8.81); criterion related validity of stations with mid-term exam was 0.58; and the correlation coefficient with final theory exam was 0.69 (P<0.001); construct validity between internal consistency of OSCE scores and total scores were significant in the eight station (r=0.63); reliability of OSCE with Cronbach’s coefficient was r=0.53.

Conclusion:
According to this study, OSCE was a suitable tool with acceptable criterion related and construct validity for evaluation the course of carrying and transferring injured ones in Emergency Medical Students. In this study, the reliability was moderate and needed to be improved with scientific educational methods.

Keywords: validity, reliability, objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
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Pour Mirza Kalhori, R, Sabour B, Rezaei M, Naderipour, A. The Application, Validity and Reliability of objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) for evaluation of carrying and transferring injured ones in Kermanshah Paramedics. 3. 2012; 4 (2)
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فصلنامه علمی پژوهشی امداد و نجات Quarterly Scientific Journal of Rescue and Relief
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