Practical advice and scenarios for students preparing for the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) in pharmacy. Includes sample tasks and key references for further study. The introductory chapter gives general hints and tips on preparing for OSCEs, followed by chapters containing 50-60 OSCE scenarios dealing with specific skills/topics that are assessed during pharmacy OSCEs. The content of the book reflects the key competencies necessary to practice pharmacy. Each chapter comprises a short description on how to tackle the problems encountered followed by a number of scenarios.
1. Responding to Symptoms 2. Patient Assessment 3. Legal Prescription Management Issues 4. Data Retrieval and Interpretation 5. Clinical Prescription Management Issues 6. General Health Advice 7. Counselling (Medication and Devices) 8. Problems Involving Calculations