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Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE)

End of Third Year OSCE

Fourth year medical students must pass the End of Third Year OSCE as a graduation requirement. This comprehensive summative examination accesses the Level 2 requirements of the IU School of Medicine competencies. Students complete several standardized patient stations. Students are assessed through the checklist items completed by the standardized patients and the post encounter notes graded by IU School of Medicine faculty. The post encounter note follows the format of the NBME Step 2 CS post encounter notes. Students receive scores on their skills in Data Gathering, Data Interpretation Skills, Fostering the Relationship, Gathering Information, Making Decisions, Providing Information, and Supporting Emotion.