RESEARCH ARTICLE: Active and non-active stations as an adaptive method for Objective Structured and Clinical Examination during the COVID-19 pandemic
Keywords:Active and Non-active stations, Innovation, Lab skill, OSCE, Pharmacist
Objective: The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 infection is of global concern. In mid-March 2020 all learning activities in Indonesia were carried out online. The biggest challenge in measuring the competency of graduates during this pandemic time was to test skills online. The aim of this study was to develop adaptation of the online Objective Structured and Clinical Examinations (OSCE) model at the Apothecary programme, Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia.
Methods: The OSCE online method is designed using two systems, namely active stations and non-active stations with competencies tested based on the OSCE blueprint, and with the application of virtual facilities such as Google meet, Google forms, etc.
Results: The results showed that this method can be used for lab skills exams so that candidates and examiners can still take the exam comfortably without being disturbed. The methods can evaluate competence using the Global Rating and Actual Mark Score, and the examiner does not find it difficult to assess the competency being tested.
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