Case-based Discussion (CBD)
Method used – conversation/discussion
Purpose – To discuss an outcome/output from workplace activity using a case record/result.
Takes place – After clinical event, discussing, explaining, justifying aspects of the report/record/result. Including aspects of professionalism. Prior to the CBD event, the trainee should prepare discussion outlines with supporting evidence for the case.
Method used – review of submitted evidence
Purpose – To evaluate evidence that the trainee has achieved the appropriate level of proficiency for specified competences.
Takes place – Upon trainee’s submission of evidence to their assessor.
Direct Observation of Practical Skills (DOPS)
Method used – observation
Purpose – To observe and assess the conduct of a practical procedure.
Takes place – It is reviewed and documented as it is happening.
Observed Clinical Event (OCE)
Method – observation
Purpose – Observe and assess a clinical encounter.
Takes place – Reviewed and documented in the moment/as it is happening.