Examination Grades

NZREX Clinical is a test of overall clinical competence. It does not consist of "stand alone" examinations in each of the six disciplines. Each of the disciplines will be considered under the headings of skills in history taking, the technique and interpretation of physical examination, the appropriate use of investigations, the diagnosis and management plan, and communication skills.

The emphasis on these areas of consideration may vary from one discipline to another (For example, physical examination will have less emphasis in the psychiatry section).

Each discipline will be marked as an overall grade. Each grade attracts marks as set out below.

However, the long case in internal medicine is weighted to attract twice as many marks as each of the other sections since it is twice as long.

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