Assessment of individual and interprofessional skills of health professionals in simulated clinical activities: a scoping review

Fernanda Berchelli Girão Miranda Alessandra Mazzo Gerson Alves Pereira JuniorAbout the authors

Objective:

to identify in the literature how the assessment of individual and interprofessional skills in simulated clinical activities in the training and qualification of health professionals has been performed.

Method:

study conducted through a scoping review according to the Joanna Briggs Institute. The searches were conducted between December 2015 and February 2016 in the established electronic databases through descriptors and synonyms.

Results:

Twenty studies that were in line with the established inclusion criteria were analyzed; communication and procedural skills were the most frequently assessed items in all professional categories, and checklists were the most frequently used instruments to assess the skills.

Conclusion:

the development and assessment of professional and interprofessional skills in clinical simulation have been carried out with the support of different instruments and methods, however their content and use may limit and direct the assessment process.

Keywords:
Health personnel; Simulation; Clinical skill; Assessment methods


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