workplace-based assessment


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workplace-based assessment

The assessment of a UK specialist trainee’s working practices based on what he or she actually does in the workplace, which is performed during work hours in the workplace itself. The WPBA is a tool championed by the GMC for developing trainees who are working towards gaining their certificate of completion of training (CCT).
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A systematic approach to workplace-based assessment for international medical graduates.
Key Words: Assessment, Mini-CEX, Workplace-based assessment, Clinical competencies, Constructive feedback.
Evaluating the utility of workplace-based assessment tools for specialty training.
The workplace-based assessments (WBAs) have their roles as formative assessments that prompt supervision, feedback, and reflection.
Workplace-based assessments of junior doctors: Do scores predict training difficulties?
The reliability of workplace-based assessment in postgraduate medical education and training: a national evaluation in general practice in United Kingdom.
Workplace-based assessments in surgery: Are we heading in the wrong direction?
Abstract: Workplace-based assessments (WPBAs) refer to the assessment of working practices based on what doctors actually do in the workplace and is predominantly carried out in the workplace itself (PMETB, 2007).
present 16 chapters by UK psychiatrists who outline workplace-based assessments required by the current competency-based psychiatry curriculum in the UK and the theory and practice of different assessment methods such as case-based discussion, long-case evaluation and directly observed practice, exams, and multi-source feedback.
Includes descriptions of workplace-based assessments
Bhugra (dean, Royal College of Psychiatrists) presents work outlining the workplace-based assessments that will take place under the UK's new competency-based curriculum in psychiatry, established as a result of the Modernizing Medical Careers standards.
The final certification is made entirely on the basis of workplace-based assessments, portfolios, OSCEs, and feedbacks on performance by team members, ancillary staff, as well as patients and their families.