V Wass

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Assessment of clinical competence
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Lancet 357:945-9. 2001
  2. ncbi Does observation add to the validity of the long case?
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 35:729-34. 2001
  3. ncbi Commentary: Patients as partners in medical education
    Val Wass
    Guy s, King s College, and St Thomas s Hospitals Schools of Medicine
    BMJ 325:683-4. 2002
  4. ncbi Achieving acceptable reliability in oral examinations: an analysis of the Royal College of General Practitioners membership examination's oral component
    Val Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 37:126-31. 2003
  5. pmc Effect of ethnicity on performance in a final objective structured clinical examination: qualitative and quantitative study
    Val Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London SE11 6SP
    BMJ 326:800-3. 2003
  6. ncbi Standardized or real patients to test clinical competence? The long case revisited
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 35:321-5. 2001
  7. ncbi Composite undergraduate clinical examinations: how should the components be combined to maximize reliability?
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 35:326-30. 2001
  8. ncbi The long case
    Val Wass
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Med Educ 38:1176-80. 2004
  9. ncbi Students' perceptions of race, ethnicity and culture at two UK medical schools: a qualitative study
    Jane H Roberts
    Centre for Primary and Community Care, University of Sunderland, Green Terrace, Sunderland, UK
    Med Educ 42:45-52. 2008
  10. ncbi A discourse analysis study of 'good' and 'poor' communication in an OSCE: a proposed new framework for teaching students
    Celia Roberts
    Department of Education and Professional Studies, King s College London, UK
    Med Educ 37:192-201. 2003

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi Assessment of clinical competence
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, Weston Education Centre, London, UK
    Lancet 357:945-9. 2001
    ..The goal of assessment in medical education remains the development of reliable measurements of student performance which, as well as having predictive value for subsequent clinical competence, also have a formative, educational role...
  2. ncbi Does observation add to the validity of the long case?
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 35:729-34. 2001
    ..A London medical school final MBBS examination for 155 candidates...
  3. ncbi Commentary: Patients as partners in medical education
    Val Wass
    Guy s, King s College, and St Thomas s Hospitals Schools of Medicine
    BMJ 325:683-4. 2002
  4. ncbi Achieving acceptable reliability in oral examinations: an analysis of the Royal College of General Practitioners membership examination's oral component
    Val Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 37:126-31. 2003
    ..The membership examination of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) uses structured oral examinations to assess candidates' decision making skills and professional values...
  5. pmc Effect of ethnicity on performance in a final objective structured clinical examination: qualitative and quantitative study
    Val Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s, and St Thomas s School of Medicine, London SE11 6SP
    BMJ 326:800-3. 2003
    ..To assess the effect of ethnicity on student performance in stations assessing communication skills within an objective structured clinical examination...
  6. ncbi Standardized or real patients to test clinical competence? The long case revisited
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 35:321-5. 2001
    ....
  7. ncbi Composite undergraduate clinical examinations: how should the components be combined to maximize reliability?
    V Wass
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Guy s, King s and St Thomas School of Medicine, London, UK
    Med Educ 35:326-30. 2001
    ..Clinical examinations increasingly consist of composite tests to assess all aspects of the curriculum recommended by the General Medical Council...
  8. ncbi The long case
    Val Wass
    School of Primary Care, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Med Educ 38:1176-80. 2004
    ..Its demise occurred against a paucity of psychometric research. This article reviews the current status of the long case, appraising its strengths and weaknesses as an assessment tool...
  9. ncbi Students' perceptions of race, ethnicity and culture at two UK medical schools: a qualitative study
    Jane H Roberts
    Centre for Primary and Community Care, University of Sunderland, Green Terrace, Sunderland, UK
    Med Educ 42:45-52. 2008
    ..Yet a sound theoretical approach and robust methods for learning about cultural awareness are lacking. The reasons for this are unclear...
  10. ncbi A discourse analysis study of 'good' and 'poor' communication in an OSCE: a proposed new framework for teaching students
    Celia Roberts
    Department of Education and Professional Studies, King s College London, UK
    Med Educ 37:192-201. 2003
    ..This approach can feed into the teaching/learning of communication skills in the undergraduate curriculum...
  11. ncbi Can we assess students' awareness of cultural diversity? A qualitative study of stakeholders' views
    Nisha Dogra
    Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Med Educ 40:682-90. 2006
    ..Personal attitudes of doctors towards cultural diversity may influence the delivery of clinical care. Yet whether medical schools should assess a student's cultural awareness and if so, how, has not been specifically debated...
  12. pmc Breakdown in communication
    Simon Cocksedge
    Br J Gen Pract 55:885. 2005
  13. pmc Ensuring medical students are "fit for purpose"
    Val Wass
    BMJ 331:791-2. 2005
  14. pmc The changing face of assessment: swings and roundabouts
    Val Wass
    Br J Gen Pract 55:420-2. 2005
  15. ncbi Misunderstandings: a qualitative study of primary care consultations in multilingual settings, and educational implications
    Celia Roberts
    Department of Education and Professional Studies, King s College London, London, UK
    Med Educ 39:465-75. 2005
    ..Patients in inner-city areas come from increasingly diverse language and cultural backgrounds. Neither communications training modelled on local English speakers nor the provision of interpreters offer adequate solutions...
  16. pmc Assessment: harnessing change to improve standards
    Val Wass
    Br J Gen Pract 54:720-1. 2004
  17. pmc Monitoring the medical education revolution
    Val Wass
    BMJ 327:1362. 2003
  18. ncbi How to research how we decide?
    Amanda Howe
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Med Educ 37:762-3. 2003
  19. ncbi Portfolios in medical education: why do they meet with mixed success? A systematic review
    Erik Driessen
    Department of Educational Development and Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Med Educ 41:1224-33. 2007
    ..The move towards competence-based medical education has created a need for instruments that support and assess competence development. Portfolios seem suitable but mixed reports of their success are emerging...