Workplace-based assessment

(part of the RCP Educator accreditation)

Tuesday 5 February 2013
Venue: Liverpool Medical Institution
Location: Mersey

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5 CPD credits

This workshop provides opportunity for participants to gain understanding of a range of assessment methods and develop confidence in using them to assess competence and performance more effectively. Delegates will learn how to use assessment methods that are reliable, valid, objective, and have educational impact. The differences and the relationships between appraisal and assessment will be discussed, and models for giving effective feedback will be demonstrated.

“Facilitators handled all questions very well with lots of tips and trouble shooting ideas”

“Very useful evidence base which is reassuring!”

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the difference, and the relationship between, assessment and appraisal
  • Practise using workplace-based assessments
  • Use appropriate methods of assessment in a way that ensures reliability, validity, transparency, feasibility and educational impact
  • Provide good quality, useful feedback Identify and maximise opportunities for workplace- based assessment
  • Overcome problems related to the assessment process

This workshop can be attended on a stand-alone basis or as part of the RCP Educator accreditation.

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