Evaluating the clinical performance of trainee doctors and health professionals’, based on objective, valid, reliable and impactful assessment tools is important in current practice environments. This interactive workshop will explore current workplace-based assessment tools taking examples from best practices across the globe. It will include the workplace-based assessment tools, and also the opportunity to discuss the challenges faced when using these types of assessments.
Participants will get an overview about the types of assessment formats and assessment toolkits - including the utility value of each tool & how these could be phased in thematically as part of competency based progression for health professional training.
After this workshop participants will be able to discuss the underpinning educational theories behind workplace-based assessments (WBA), evaluate & provide feedback to a trainee using WBAs, discuss the strengths and limitations of different WBAs and apply skills learnt to one's own practice environment.