Aim: 1. To conduct OSCE 2. To assess the perception of nursing students about OSCE 3. To compare the perception of nursing students between traditional evaluation (TE) and Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Material and methods: The research approach and design were Qualitative Descriptive. The subjects were 30 students of 4th year Basic BSc Nursing. OSCE conducted under 4 stations namely Hygiene, Execution, Interaction, and Feedback. Data was collected using Demographic data profile; Clinical checklist for hand washing, perineal care SOP; related viva and opinionnaire. Data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: Hygiene- 16.69% (5) had excellent, 66.6% (19) had Very good, 19.98% (6) had Good score & none of them had an Average or poor score in hand washing. Execution- 73.26% (22) had excellent, 16% (5) had Very good, 9.99% (3) had Good score & none of them had an Average or poor score in vital signs assessment. Interaction- 56.61% (17) had excellent, 43.29% (13) had Very good score &none of them had a Good, Average or poor score in viva. Feedback- 10 Opinionnaire on personal perception about OSCE administered to participants. 100% (30) of them had positively responded. Conclusion: OSCE proved to be an excellent method of clinical evaluation than traditional evaluation.
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Shweta Saisagar Kshirsagar. A Study to Assess Perception of Nursing Students about the Effectiveness of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) during Perineal Care Procedure in the selected College of Metropolitan City. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):425-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00098
Shweta Saisagar Kshirsagar. A Study to Assess Perception of Nursing Students about the Effectiveness of Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) during Perineal Care Procedure in the selected College of Metropolitan City. International Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2021; 9(4):425-8. doi: 10.52711/2454-2660.2021.00098 Available on: https://ijneronline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-4-8
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