Assessment of Clinical Reasoning: A Script Concordance Test Designed for Pre-Clinical Medical Students
Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.
Part of a clinician’s competence is the capacity to deal with the complex and ambiguous nature of patient care. The Script Concordance Test (SCT) is a method for evaluating data interpretation, one of the measurable dimensions of problem-solving skill.
- Discover the SCT, an innovative competency-based assessment.
- Apply the application of this tool for the evaluation of problem- solving competency in medical learners.
- Appreciate the SCT as a validated assessment for differentiating among medical learners from student to resident physician to expert clinician.
Mary Johnson, PhD
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Des Moines University
- 1.00 CE Contact Hours