OSCE Workshop


Date: The full day workshop (a.m. lecture, p.m. clinical skills) will be held in Edmonton on October 21st, 2017.  The a.m. lecture section will be available by distance in Calgary on October 21st and the p.m. clinical skills session in Calgary will be held on October 27, 2017.

*Individuals can attend both the Edmonton full session and the Calgary clinical session for an additional $200.

Location: University of Alberta Edmonton, University of Alberta Calgary Campus

Maximum number of students: 36 in Edmonton, 18 in Calgary

Description: This one-day workshop is aimed at participants who would like to further develop their understanding of the process of OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Evaluation) as an assessment of competency for physiotherapists. It will focus on the basic skills necessary to manage the process of evaluation, including practical scenarios with individual feedback from the instructors.

Objectives: At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

1.  Describe the process of an OSCE.

2.  Identify the main components of an OSCE.

3.  Apply strategies and skills to prepare for an OSCE.

4.  Identify their areas of strength and areas needing improvements to succeed in an OSCE.

Fees:  Registration: $425 or $625 to attend full Edmonton session + Calgary Clinical section

Instructors:  Michelle Barnes, Bernadette Martin, Barbara Norton, Gabriela Abbud


University of Alberta
8205 114 Street
Corbett Hall
Edmonton, AB 

Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Alberta - Calgary Campus
906 - 8 Avenue S.W.
Calgary Alberta


Cancellation Policy:  If there is insufficient registration the workshop will be cancelled and refunds given. If there is sufficient registration no refunds will be given to those who fail to attend.

Contact Info:  Contact iept@ualberta.ca for more information.

Note: The workshop will NOT provide “bridging” or a content review of physical therapy practice in Canada, but rather strategies for any OSCE exam. Attendees will develop skills and strategies for writing OSCE examinations.