SP Dictionary


Abbreviations You May often See or Hear

 

AbbreviationsMeaning
CCEComprehensive Clinical Exam
CCSCenter for Clinical Skills
CSEClinical Skills Exam
HxHistory
JABSOMJohn A. Burns School of Medicine
MSMedical Student
MSI First Year Medical Student
MSIISecond Year Medical Student
MSIIIThird Year Medical Student
MSIVFourth Year Medical Student
NBMENational Board of Medical Examiners
OMEOffice of Medical Education
OSCEObjective Structured Clinical Exam
OSLEObjective Structured Learning Experience
PEPhysical Exam
PMHPast Medical History
PPQPatient Perception Questionnaire
PPSPatient Perception Survey
SPStandardized Patient

 

Definitions of Words You May Often See or hear

WordsMeaning
Auscultateto listen with a stethoscope
Palpateto examine or explore by touching
Percussto strike or tap firmly