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Section 1: The CASC exam – an
(1.1) Section 1: The CASC exam – an overview
(1.2) Where did the CASC come from?
(1.3) What is tested in the CASC?
(1.4) Station settings and categories
(1.5) CASC blueprint
(1.6) Reliability and validity of the CASC exam: the ongoing
(1.7) CASC pass rates
(1.8) What the CASC exam needs from station authors
(1.9) Reflection: suggested answers
(1.10) Section 1: Recap
(1.11) Section 1:
Section 2: Writing a CASC
station in the approved format
(2.1) Section 2: Writing a CASC station in the approved
(2.2) Interactive exercise: the station construct
(2.3) Interactive exercise: the domain-based marking
(2.4) Interactive exercise: designing the domain-based marking
(2.5) Summary of the domain-based marking guidance
(2.6) Candidate instructions
(2.7) Interactive exercise: role-player instructions
(2.8) Examiner briefing notes and equipment checklist
(2.9) Section 2: Recap
(2.10) Section 2:
Section 3: Possible pitfalls
when writing a station
(3.1) Section 3: Possible pitfalls when writing a station
(3.2) What the examiners think
(3.3) Clear and achievable tasks
(3.4) Internal consistency
(3.5) Avoid specific legislation or obscure phraseology
(3.6) Discriminating between levels of expertise
(3.7) Reflection: suggested answers
(3.8) Adapting the scenario to the clinical skill – not
(3.9) Section 3: Recap
(3.10) Section 3:
Section 4: So you have written
your station – what next?
(4.1) Section 4: So you have written your station – what
(4.2) Interactive exercise: the editing process
(4.3) Feedback from examiners
(4.4) Interactive exercise: choosing questions for each exam
(4.5) Reflection: suggested answers
(4.6) Section 4: Recap
(4.7) Section 4:
Submitting a CASC station