|1||Introduction: this section explained the use of the portfolio.||Printed series of pages.||File attachment accessed via a “documents” hyperlink.|
|2||Learning outcomes: this section presented the national learning outcomes, what was assessed in the portfolio and what the requirements were.||Printed series of pages that also highlighted what was expected in the portfolio for each outcome.||File attachment accessed via a “documents” hyperlink. The landing page (dashboard) dynamically compared what had been submitted with what was expected.|
|3||Learning plans and reflections on learning: each registrar was required to submit a minimum of two learning plans and two reflections on their learning per year.||Completed template and assessment from the supervisor which could be hand written or typed and inserted in file.||Learning plans revised through a series of electronic iterations. Final version was approved by supervisor. Reflections on learning submitted via template and assessed by supervisor.|
Educational meetings: A minimum of 24 h / year and a variety of learning conversations:|
A: Leadership and clinical governance
B: Clinical care
C: Family and community orientated care
D: Teaching and training others
E: Professionalism and Ethics
|Date, type of learning conversation, duration in hours and description filled in on a printed form and signed off by supervisor.||Filled in online on a template and approved by supervisor.|
|5||Observations by supervisor of consultations, procedures or teaching: A minimum of 10/year.||Multiple copies of the observation tools included in the portfolio for use by the registrar and supervisor.||
Templates online and filled in and approved by supervisor.|
PDF copies available and can be printed out or sent via e-mail and filled out by hand if supervisor does not have access to portfolio.
A minimum of two assignments per year. Assignments were completed and marked in SunLearn, but then added to the portfolio.
|Assignments printed out and added to file.||Assignments uploaded and validated by supervisor.|
Consists of a list of core clinical skills that needs to be acquired during the four year training programme and needs assessment at least twice a year.
A: Only theory
B: Seen or have had demonstrated
C: Apply/Perform under supervision
|Printed series of pages, each clinical skill needs to be assigned an A, B, C or D and discussed / assessed by supervisor and signed with comments and date.||
Template online with a logbook for each domain and each domain needs to be discussed and validated by supervisor separately.|
Option to register (enter) a tally of individual procedures performed.
|8||A certificate of training in resuscitation and life support is a requirement to sit for final examination.||Certificates can be added to the portfolio.||Certificates can be scanned and uploaded as a file.|
|9||Other courses, congresses, workshops, lectures.||Proof can be inserted in this section of file.||Proof can be scanned and uploaded as a file.|
End of year assessment:|
Portfolio Assessment Tool (PAT)
(see below: Table 2).
|Assessor must look through the whole portfolio and extract the data needed to complete the assessment.||Assessor views the automatically collated scores in the template and adds a final score and any feedback.|