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Question How do SPs Grade our Performance?

How many check marks out of what many the SP has to mark in order for you to pass?
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It's not known how many points they check you on. But it's generally thought that you have to get checked in at least 70% of their total check points in order to be marked as passed.

Also, it's thought there are fatal and non-fatal mistakes. For example, if you were rude to the SP, he/she will fail you, no matter how good you were in the other parts of the encounter.

Here's a list of potential fatal mistakes (just my opinion):

- Lack of sympathy and inappropriate behavior
- Forgetting to examine the relevant system
- Hurting the patient
- SP did not understand your language
- SP did not feel comfortable with your physical examination
- You demonstrated hesitation and indecisiveness and lack of trustworthiness
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