Competence-based assessment of specialist registrars: evaluation of a new assessment of out-patient consultations.

@article{Dowson2006CompetencebasedAO,
  title={Competence-based assessment of specialist registrars: evaluation of a new assessment of out-patient consultations.},
  author={Claire Dowson and Andy Hassell},
  journal={Rheumatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={459-64}
}
OBJECTIVE To implement and evaluate formal assessment of the performance of West Midlands rheumatology specialist registrars (SpRs) in conducting out-patient consultations. METHODS SpRs conducted a full out-patient clinic while being observed by one or two consultants who scored each SpR's performance on a structured pro forma. The assessment was conducted within the examining consultant's hospital trust (in which the SpR was not working). The process was evaluated by trainees and trainers by… CONTINUE READING