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self-assessment

Medspeak-UK
A term for the evaluation of one’s performance without external input. Self-assessment tools include structured questionnaires distributed to health professionals for completion and systematic approaches to define individual needs and plan future learning experiences.
 
NHS-Speak
A process undertaken by an NHS body to benchmark itself against the Practice Plus National Audit Instrument. To be robust, the organisation must use triangulation to compile the information put in its self-assessment report, which must be signed off jointly by the staff-side organisation and management, and communicated to staff before validation. The self-assessment report will form the main part of the validation. Organisations should undertake self-assessment regularly to identify organisation progress or lack thereof, and ensure readiness for validation.

Self-assessment methods
Focus groups (topic- or discipline-based), staff meetings, one-on-one interviews, recent assessments (e.g., staff opinion surveys), Commission for Health Improvement (which became the Healthcare Commission, which in turn was absorbed by the Care Quality Commission), Investors in People and Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts.
 
Supporting documentary evidence
Policies, procedures and strategies, e-mailed questionnaires to staff, with explanations.
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The pilot proposes to allow diplomates to earn an exemption from the current computer-based MOC examination in the sixth year of the program if they reach a threshold of performance during the first five years of the self-assessment program.
In line with this argument, he observes that self-assessment is based on the idea that effective learning is best achieved if students are actively engaged in the process of learning.
Each was cited as the reason for ineligibility in 1-5% of self-assessments and 3-7% of nurse assessments.
School self-assessment is defined as a procedure involving systematic information gathering which is initiated by the school itself and aims to assess the functioning of the school and the attainment of its educational goals for the purposes of supporting decision making and learning and for fostering school improvement as a whole (Schildkamp, 2007).
Designing educational approaches that combine self-assessment with psychomotor skill development is one strategy for promoting self-regulated learning, a requisite both for the development of expert practice and lifelong learning (Boud, 1995; Gopee, 2000).
Self-assessment of the board and evaluation of the superintendent's performance is fundamental to the success of a school district.
Self-assessment is intended to foster awareness of one's own knowledge and skill levels.
I have always tried to instill in students that they should use self-assessment to determine where they are headed and not rely on advice from others, potential income, or the ease of curriculum," said Moore, who has worked in higher education for 12 years, four as a career advisor.
A useful tool is the board self-assessment questionnaire described by William Partridge, CAE, in "Getting the Board to Measure Up" in the January 2000 issue of ASSOCIATION MANAGEMENT.
Again, as in the discussion on malpractice claims, participation in a self-assessment or firm-on-firm TPR or use of a TPQCD (similar to the samples included in Guidelines) can help to avoid sanctions.
Although it was designed for self-assessment, the evaluation instrument also can be used as a means of selecting goals and objectives through interaction between CPAs and their supervisors.
Thus, the experimental preparations in the following study were designed to investigate the effects of computer-interactive self-assessments with and without accuracy feedback among regular education and behaviorally disordered students.