IACC 2023 Assessor guidance

This guidance provides assessors with an overview of the IACC, the IACC timeline and guidance about the interview.


IACC 2023 Summer timeline

The IACC 2023 is delivered to required deadlines. Key IACC 2023 milestones include:

Action for… Start date End date Action
Trainees Noon 13th July Trainees submit their critical reflective narrative.
Assessors 13th June 27th June Assessors independently review IACC 2023 critical reflective narrative. Panel meet to plan interview, agree areas for investigation and draft questions.
Assessor panels 3rd July 14th July Assessor panels interview trainees including new case-based discussion scenarios. Assessors record judgements independently. Panel meet to agree a consensus outcome recommendation and feedback for each trainee.
Lead assessors 3rd July 17th July Lead Assessors are requested to send outcomes and feedback, aligned to the marking criteria, to the School within 48 hours of the interview panel. All results must be received by noon on 17th July 2023. Lead Assessors are expected to attend the Examination Board.
NSHCS, Lead Station Writers, Lead Assessors, Service User Rep(s) and External Examiner(s) 2nd August 3rd August Standardisation, verification, examination boards.

Physiological Sciences: 2 August, 13:00 to 16:00

Physical Sciences: 3 August, 09:30 to 12:30

Life Sciences and Clinical Bioinformatics: 3 August, 14:00 to 17:00

NSHCS Head of School, External Examiner(s), Service User Rep(s) 9th August Ratification Board
Trainees w/c 14th August IACC 2023 candidate reports sent to trainees, including the outcome and feedback.