Using ExamSoft to Design a Virtual Station-Based Clinical Competency Assessment
Recently Jayzona Alberto and Jorge Godinez, Academic and Digital Media Managers at Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine, discussed how ExamSoft has served as a solution for administering station-based OSCEs in their webinar, “Using ExamSoft to Design a Virtual Station-Based Clinical Competency Assessment.”
The key takeaways from the presentation include:
1. Providing faculty with the benefits of using ExamSoft is key to gaining faculty buy-in.
2. Switching to ExamSoft from traditional paper-based exams has allowed for a decrease in resource costs and an increase in valuable teaching time.
3. The presentation gives insight into ExamSoft use via demonstrations and offers multiple tips for implementation. Specific benefits and challenges, including reductions in paper resources as well as faculty buy-in issues, were also discussed.
The presentation gives insight into specific the ExamSoft features their program uses to administer station-based assessments. They also discussed the particular advantages of using ExamSoft’s embedded-assessment platform for this purpose.
"With the use of ExamSoft, our exam development process has been improved and the time needed for exam creation and management has been substantially reduced.”
View a PDF copy of the presentation.