Instructions for writing Progress Test-type Questions For Scenarios


The stem will always contain the full scenario description (possibly with additional information at the end of the description to provide an enhanced clinical context for your question).


The question should be in the same format as the Progress Test questions.
The question must be a true "question" (with a question mark); not a statement to complete or identification of an incorrect statement.
The question should be able to be answered without seeing the answer options.
The question must not be above the level of PGY1.


Include five answer options.
Answer options must be ordered alphabetically.


Include some commentary/ explanation about the correct answer. This may include links to course material if appropriate.

Learning points

Copy and paste the relevant Learning Point(s) from the scenario.