Abstract

Ruth, M. C. Lim, Keith, Y. K. Tsou, Chooi Peng Ong, Sabrina, K. W. Wong, Gilbert, C. S. Tan, Winnie, S. W. Soon, Joanne, H. M. Quah & Marie, S. P. Cruz

Abstract

This paper describes the revision of a national post-graduate medical examination to incorporate formal quality assurance and psychometrics. We discuss the considerations and rationale leading to the new format, challenges faced and lessons learned in making the change. The processes described were successfully implemented in the 2015 examination administration. We continue to reflect on and analyse these processes to improve the examination.

Keywords:           Post-graduate, Examination Reform, Quality Assurance, Psychometrics, Family Medicine, Standardised Patient

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