OSCE sheets for specific skills will be provided on the unit’s Moodle page.
Students will have a maximum of two attempts for each skill assessed.
The assessment will be based on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory marking criteria based on the following key points:
· Successful completion of the skill
· Demonstration of skill in a timely matter
· Ability to minimise missed steps or minor mistakes
· Completion of the skill without making a critical error
· A critical error will result in a failed attempt
If a critical error occurs during your assessment the assessment will immediately cease, no marks will be given for that item and will result in a failed attempt. Critical errors in this unit will be classed as anything that causes immediate harm to yourself, partner, patient or bystanders and/or any procedure that is performed outside the scope of practice of a CCP and/or any of the errors listed below.
During any form of assessment, if any of the following are witnessed the assessment will immediately cease, no marks will be given for that item and it will result in a failed attempt:
An action which causes immediate harm to yourself, partner, patient or bystanders
Unsafe use of the defibrillator
No or incomplete drug check
Incorrect sharps disposal
Performing a skill and/or procedure outside the scope of practice of a CCP