Posted: May 15, 2020

Asthma Exacerbation Virtual OSCE


This case contains instructions and a rubric for a virtual OSCE. The case is a patient with chronic hypertension and chronic asthma who has a mild asthma exacerbation. Physical exam skills are assessed in a recording of the examinee performing a problem focused physical exam on another person, or, by explaining their physical exam on an illustrated body image.


John Ramos, MMS, PA-C, EM-CAQ, Dominican University of California
Jennifer M. Wurz, BS, MSPAS, PA-C, Dominican University of California


Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME)


Patient Care and Procedures

Resource Type(s)

Standardized/Simulated Patient (SP)
Virtual Patient
Clinical Case

Instructional Method(s)



Asthma, Hypertension, Telemedicine, OSCE, Virtual, Physical Exam, Exacerbation, Chronic