Mini CEX


Tool focus: Assessment

Communication topics:
Professionalism & self awareness

Type of tool: Assessment

Year of publication: 1995, 2006

Language: English

Purpose of tool:
Global rating for the observation of doctor/student-patient encounters, 7 items using a 9-point scale. Topics covered include: medical interviewing skills, physical examination, humanistic qualities/professionalism, clinical judgement, counseling skills, organisation/efficiency, overall clinical competence.

Brief description:
The ABIM Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise for Trainees (Mini-CEX) is intended to facilitate formative assessment of core clinical skills. It can be used by faculty as a routine, seamless evaluation of trainees in any setting.

HPCCC Core curriculum objectives

A. Communication with patients:
Empathy/relationship building, Gathering information/listening, Patient perspective, Structure

B. Intra- & interpersonal communication (professionalism & reflection):

C. Communication in healthcare teams (professional communication):

Access: Public

Your name and work address, and co-authors and addresses:Norcini JJ;Blank LL; Duffy FD; Fortna GS