Planning station is a silent station of 14 minutes duration in the NMC OSCE.In this article we will be giving some tips for successful completion of this station along with examples of common problems and their nursing interventions. Previously there was a self care part to be completed along with nursing interventions in the answer […]
You may be in intense preparation for your upcoming NMC OSCE exam. Do you know what do NMC expect from you as your professional behavior during the OSCE exam? Confused, in this article we will go through the behavior/etiquette NMC is expecting from you during the course of your exam.
Assessment station in midwife osce is different to that of Adult Osce – assessment station. In this article we will give an overview of Midwife OSCE Assessment station.
MUST is Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool. Identifying a patient who is malnourished, or is at risk of malnutrition as early as possible is vital. MUST Chart helps the dietitian as well as doctors to decide how malnourished the patient is. Recently in July 19th update of NMC OSCE, MUST Chart has been included in OSCE […]
Some candidates find it very difficult when they get neurological assessment for their assessment station in APIE Stations. Is there anything to be worried about? Do we need to do complete neurological examination prior to taking observations? Do you have to tell NEWS score of patient? Questions are many. This article will help you to […]
Implementation station of APIE stations is a common pitfall in NMC OSCE. Many candidates have failed in OSCE only because of minor mistakes as well as occasional major ones in this station. In this article we will give a clear picture about Medication Administration Record (MAR) used in NMC OSCE Implementation stations. Time duration for […]
Many of the nurses who are preparing for NMC OSCE don’t know about the “Adult Nursing Marking Criteria” prepared together by three universities conducting the exam. The universities participated in making of Adult Nursing Criteria are University of Northampton, Oxford Brookes University and Ulster University. Adult Nursing Marking Criteria was developed to provide uniform assessment […]
Medication administration in NMC OSCE exam is another head ache for some of the candidates appearing. Usually there will be only two or three medication to be administered. But you have to take care of things like known allergies of patient, inlegible prescription and about medication already administered. In some cases weight of patient will […]
Overseas nurses coming to United Kingdom for preparing for NMC OSCE will have many queries in their mind. One of those it about the equipments available at the OSCE Center. In this article i am tryng to familiarize with you about the equipment’s, dressing sets and other things used in various osce centers. Hopes this […]
Evaluation is another silent station in your OSCE – NMC Test of Competence Part 2 exam. Time limit for completing evaluation is now 8 minutes. You don’t need to draft a transfer of care letter for your patient during this time as before. This session is a verbal session now where you hand over your […]
You need to have some knowledge about commonly used drugs which is given orally. This includes their action and side effects. Usually three medicines (only oral medicines) will be written in prescription chart out of which one may be an allergic drug, wrong prescription or dose. You have to omit that one and give the […]
In planning station (silent station), you need to complete two care plans of most important problems within 14 minutes under the following headings. You will be provided with your NEWS2 chart/GCS Chart/Community Assessment Chart that you used for the assessment station of APIE. But patient may be a pre op patient in assessment, but will […]
Assessment is the initial station in the APIE stations which is Assessment, Planning, Implementation and Evaluation. Assessment can be a NEWS2 Assessment, Neurological Assessment or a Community Assessment. The scenarios you can get during the assessment stations are Anxiety and Depression, Asthma, Chronic Heart Failure, Community Assessment, Ectopic Pregnancy, Fall and Fracture, Hernia, Homelessness, Pneumonia […]