Ready-to-teach Competence by Design

Use these ready-to-teach workshops to present concepts of CBD and help your program prepare for competency-based training. The content is applicable across specialties and can be applied broadly to different training programs and/or mixed groups of learners. Use the material as is or adjust it for your own local context.

Preparing for Competence by Design (CBD) Residency: It’s About Mindset! (download)

Primary Audience: Residents
Alternative Audience: Faculty
Contents: slide deck, speaking notes, lesson plan
Length: 60 – 90 minutes

This introductory workshop on growth mindset explores:

  • The link between mindset and learning
  • How mindset can affect success in a CBD residency training program
  • Strategies to promote growth mindset in junior learners

Introduction to Competence Committees (download)

Primary Audience: Competence committee members
Alternative Audience: Residents and faculty
Contents: lesson plan, speaking notes, activities
Length: 60 – 90 minutes

The Introduction to Competence Committees workshop covers:

  • The role and purpose of a CC
  • Best practices for setting up a CC
  • The basics of running meetings and making decisions

Running a Competence Committee (download)

Primary Audience: Competence committee chairs
Alternative Audience: Competence committee members
Contents: lesson plan, speaking notes, activities
Length: 60 – 120 minutes

The Running a Competence Committee workshop is designed to be delivered in follow-up to Introduction to Competence Committees. This workshop includes:

  • Approaches to running a CC
  • How to address common pitfalls
  • Role-play activities designed to practice making committee decisions

Curriculum Mapping (download)

Primary Audience: Anyone involved in updating a program’s curriculum (e.g. program directors, members of RPC, faculty or residents helping with CBD implementation, program administrators, Competence Committee members)
Contents: speaking notes, activities
Length: 60 – 90 minutes

The Curriculum Mapping workshop outlines 10 key steps for successful curriculum mapping. By the end of the workshop, participants will learn:

  • How to create a draft curriculum map
  • How to detect and avoid common pitfalls in curriculum mapping