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How Will it Work? Observer

Observer

Via Royal College ePortfolio

Supports learning

Supports Learning
  • Works with learners
  • Contributes narrative
  • Reviews evidence

Prepares for observation

Supports Learning
  • Reviews and accepts requests for observation
  • Reviews EPAs and milestones

Participates in observation encounter

Evaluates EPA/milestones & records data via MAINPORT ePortfolio

Observer View

For the Observer, this is an “Observation To-Do list"

Observation To-Do list

After an observation encounter has occurred (either planned or ad hoc), the Observer completes an observation form.

An observation request can be accepted or declined.

Royal College ePortfolio (Residency Prototype 1)

Observer View: Completing an observation

Completing an observation

Some information on the observation form is pre-populated…

...while other fields must be completed by the Observer. Several fields are mandatory, such as the final observation rating.

Several fields are mandatory

If the EPA is considered to be “in progress”, the Observer can rate the milestones individually and enter comments so the Learner receives more detailed feedback.

Observer can rate the milestones

Finally, the Observer has the opportunity to evaluate the Learner on professionalism and patient safety.

How Will it Work?

Learner and Observer

Learner

Plan learning

Plan Learning
  • Views Learning Plan EPAs & milestones
  • Selects training activities
  • Requests observation from Observer

Participates in learning

Participates in learning
  • Works with Observer & peers
  • Reflects on learning
  • Contributes evidence of learning

Reflects on observations & learnings

Observer

Supports learning

Participates in learning
  • Works with learners
  • Contributes narrative
  • Reviews evidence

Prepares for observation

Participates in learning
  • Reviews and accepts requests for observation
  • Reviews EPAs and milestones

Observation encounter

Evaluates EPA/milestones & records data via Royal College ePortfolio (Residency Prototype 1)