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MCQ and CDM Prep

Learn more about what makes a high quality Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) and Clinical Decision-Making (CDM) item.

It can be challenging to develop or review MCQ or CDM assessment items for medical education. In this introductory online course, we hope to cover some of the basics of what constitutes a well-designed item, common errors, and other considerations.

Developed in collaboration with the Medical Council of Canada, and funded through the McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences’ Education Innovation grant.

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Primer on Writing or Editing Quality MCQ Items
In this quick overview, we'll review the anatomy of an MCQ as well as technical flaws and key considerations in the development and review of high quality MCQs.