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Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine ›› 2011, Vol. 9 ›› Issue (7): 804-807.doi: 10.3736/jcim20110716

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Analysis of scores and papers for the practical skills of traditional Chinese medical qualification examination of the year 2009 in Shanghai area

Jia-jun Zhou, Xia-hao Situ, Yuan Zhou(), Yao-dong Gu   

  1. Department of Nephrology, Shanghai Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shanghai 200071, China
  • Received:2011-04-15 Accepted:2011-05-09 Online:2011-07-20 Published:2011-06-15

Objective: To understand the degree of local medical students’ clinical practice skills, evaluate teaching achievements and reveal weaknesses by analyzing the test papers and grades, so as to provide scientific advices for reform in clinical education.
Methods: Test papers of 721 copies of traditional Chinese medical qualification examination (practical skills examination) were collected from the examination district of Shanghai in 2009. The papers were analyzed by using the principle and method of teaching statistics. The difficulty and reliability coefficients, discrimination and scores were evaluated.
Results: The reliability coefficient of the paper was 0.527, the difficulty coefficients of different parts differed from 0.582 to 0.828 and the discrimination ranged from 0.401 to 0.753. The average score was 75.519 with the standard deviation of 11.073. The examinees had high scores in Chinese medicine training, including acupoint location and methods of acupuncture and moxibustion, but low scores in practice and display of Western medicine.
Conclusion: The reliability coefficient, discrimination and the difficulty are all preferable. The students got a satisfying average while they had a shortage of ability in practice and display of Western medicine.

Key words: qualification examination, traditional Chinese medicine, clinical competence


考试项目 难度系数 区分度
辨证论治 0.788 0.753
中医操作1 0.828 0.510
中医操作2 0.753 0.431
体格检查 0.735 0.401
西医操作 0.686 0.406
中医问诊 0.673 0.418
中医答辩 0.730 0.505
双重诊断 0.798 0.415
西医答辩 0.582 0.447
总分(总计) 0.755 0.569


考试项目 平均分 各项满分 平均分百分化值 分数标准差百分化值
辨证论治 31.508 40 78.771 15.488
中医操作1 8.275 10 82.753 23.725
中医操作2 7.529 10 75.291 21.063
体格检查 3.674 5 73.481 26.915
西医操作 3.431 5 68.613 23.346
中医问诊 5.386 8 67.328 18.757
中医答辩 5.843 8 73.032 25.259
双重诊断 6.381 8 79.759 23.601
西医答辩 3.492 6 58.195 31.772
总分(总计) 75.519 100 75.519 11.073
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