OSCE Room Overview & FAQs

  • What is an OSCE?

  • Where will the OSCE take place?

  • Will I need a parking pass?

  • What time should I arrive for OSCE?

  • What should I review prior to the OSCE?

  • What is the purpose of the OSCE?

  • Who should I contact if I have a question prior to the OSCE?

  • Will I receive an orientation prior to the OSCE and a debrief after the OSCE?

  • How is a Marian Univesity COM OSCE typically structured?

  • What should I do during the OSCE?

  • Will I be expected to do OMM during an OSCE?

  • Any OMM tips?

  • May I discuss the OSCE cases with other students after the OSCE?

  • What is in the chart?

  • How will the patient know my name?

  • Is drug information available?

  • Are abbreviations acceptable?

  • What do I wear to an OSCE exam?

  • What do I bring to an OSCE exam?

  • Students are responsible to provide:

  • Do not bring the following items into the exam room:

  • Will the OSCE be recorded?

  • What is the grading system for the OSCE and when will grades be available?

  • Whom do I ask if I have questions during the exam?

  • How do I access my completed OSCE?

  • Any tips or guidelines for success on the OSCE?

  • What should I include in the SOAP note?

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