Description

Assessment of the clinical performance of doctors has become an important issue, both among patients and within the profession, following the redesign of specialist training. Methods to assess performance, in an objective, valid and reliable way, have been introduced to address these issues.This workshop provides an opportunity for participants to gain an understanding of a range of assessment methods and to develop confidence in using them to assess competence and performance more effectively.I have learnt how to maximise teaching opportunities during the working day and I will be proactive in making use of such as well as encouraging my future trainees to do so. – Workshop attendee, October 2018Learning outcomesrecognise the difference and the relationship between assessment and appraisalpractise using workplace-based assessmentsuse appropriate methods of assessment in a way that ensures reliability, validity, transparency, feasibility and educational impactprovide good quality, useful feedbackidentify and maximise opportunities for workplace-based assessmentovercome problems related to the assessment process.Very useful refresher on work-based assessments. Demonstrates that however much you think you know it’s always useful to revisit. – Dr Phillip Evans, consultant, October 2018Who should attend?This workshop is suitable for doctors from all grades and specialties, including trainees.E-learning – assessing trainees in the workplaceAssessing trainees in the workplace is a package that offers 3 hours of online training and is suitable for any secondary care doctor assessing trainees. Available at a discount rate for RCP members and fellows, this package will help you fully understand methods used for assessing trainees, giving insight into what makes good practice and effective feedback.The package can be purchased on its own at full price, or at a half-price discount when purchased at the same as booking to attend a workplace-based assessment workshop.