Welcome to Dental Hygienist & Therapist Consulting Board “UKDENTAL4U”!
WHAT IS OSCE?
The OSCE is a clinical competency test for Dental Nursing students where the student rotates between multiple test stations with tasks on a time basis. At each station, the Dental Nurse student’s performance is observed and assessed by an examiner using a multi-item criteria checklist.
PURPOSE OF THE OSCE EXAM
An OSCE is a type of examination often used in health/dental sector. It is designed to test clinical skill performance and competence in a range of skills. It is a practical, real-world approach to learning and assessment. The OSCE content and scoring procedures are standardised.
The preparation course will include interactive tutorial sessions during which you will be given information regarding the OSCE assessment with tips and advice as to how best to prepare for the OCSEs to give you the best chance of succeeding. You will also have a fantastic opportunity to experience a real ‘exam conditions’ mock OSCE examination and receive feedback on your performance. Experienced assessor and examiners from NHS trusts will give feedback on the stations in the assessment and discuss common areas and themes where students struggle in the OSCEs.
Must be registered on the Dental Nursing Course in approved Dental Nursing College in the UK.
All sessions will be taught in a dedicated groups. Interaction during sessions is encouraged and time will be allowed for group discussion. This will be done under real exam conditions. Feedback on performance will be given on the day.
Submit the online sign-up form.