Competence by Design
Orientation packages by role

Whether you are new to Competence by Design (CBD) or already starting your journey to a competency-based training program, use this at-a-glance listing of materials to help orient you in your role. These resources have been curated to help you easily identify key information that can be used over time to build capacity in understanding the various elements and impacts of CBD within the resident learning environment.


The following resources are based on the selected role
Resource Description Group Learning Self Learning - 10 minutes + 10 minutes
INTRODUCTION TO COMPETENCE BY DESIGN
CBD Cheat Sheet * 2-page handout, introductory level
Resident Orientation to CBD * 39 PPT Slides, introductory level, can be edited to include local / program details
Introduction to CBME and CBD 7 min video, introductory level
The CanMEDS and CBD Link 2 page PDF
Learn the Basics of CBD * Online module, advanced level for engaged learners
CBD Innovator Advice 1-page PDFs and video clips from early adopters of CBD
COACHING
Coaching to Competence * 5 separate interactive activities, intermediate level
Learn the Basics of Coaching over Time Online module on Coaching over Time and the value it adds for resident professional development.
Growth Mindset Development Workshop * slides, speaking notes, lesson plan , can be edited to include local / program details
CBD Coaching Model slide deck * 31 slides, introductory level, can be edited to include local / program details
Coaching Model Handout 2-pager summary document, introductory level
Coaching Model Video 1 minute video, introductory level
Develop an Assessment Plan (Coaching section) Online module, advanced level for engaged learners
ENTRUSTABLE PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY (EPA) OBSERVATIONS AND OTHER ASSESSMENTS
Entrustability Scales Module * Short online module, intermediate level
Introduction to EPAs * PPT slides (18), introductory level
Understanding Workplace-Based Assessment and CBD 2 page handout, introductory level
EPA Fast Facts 2 page handout, introductory level
Develop an Assessment Plan Online module, advanced level for engaged learners
Intro to WBA 59 slides, introductory level, can be edited to include local / program details
COMPETENCE COMMITTEES
Residents: Key Info on Competence Committees * 2-page handout, introductory level
Running a Competence Committee * 41 slides, lesson plan, speaking notes, group activites
Competence Committee Case Scenarios * 5 on-line mock cases, intermediate level
Introduction to Competence Committees * 25 slides, introductory level, can be edited to include local / program details
Set up a competence committee * Online module, advanced level for engaged learners
What is a Competence Committee? 2 minute video, introductory level
POLICY GUIDELINES
The Application of ‘Overlap Training’ in Competence by Design (double-counting) 9 page PDF
Applying new versions of specialty-specific standards (EPA versioning) 3 page PDF
Moonlighting 4 page PDF
Remediation 9 page PDF
Transfers 4 page PDF
Graduated Responsibility 5 page PDF
Waivers of Training 4 page PDF
Assessment 10 page PDF
Educational Handover web page content
CBD-related Exams Policy
TECHNICAL GUIDES
Requirements for EPA observation forms 3 page PDF
Applying standards when a program has both time-based and CBD trainees 2 page PDF
Competence Committees 4 page PDF
GUIDELINE DOCUMENTS
Meeting training requirements for time-based programs 5 page PDF and flow chart
Meeting training requirements for Competency-based programs 5 page PDF and flow chart
Meeting training requirements for Areas of Focused Competence programs 4 page PDF and flow chart
Education Domain Guidance (Sept. 2020) 6 page PDF
Sample CBD Curriculum Map Template (Sept. 2020) 3 page PDF template with samples
Sample Time-Based Curriculum Map Template (Sept. 2020) 2 page PDF template
The Role of Time in CBD 6 page PDF
Residency Accreditation
CanERA for Surveyors Online learning module Online learning module
CanERA for Specialty Committees Online learning module Online learning module
CanERA for University Personel Online learning module Online learning module
CanERA.ca Standards, tools, support, FAQs, timelines Accreditation reform website
WEBINARS AND EVENTS
CBD Webinar Series Schedule of events for all roles
CBD Program Evaluation Forum Schedule of events for all roles
CBD Program Evaluation Summit Schedule of events for all roles
International Conference on Residency Education ICRE conference webstite
Resident ePortfolio
FAQs 5 page PDF
Demo - how to use Resident ePortfolio Online learning module
About Resident ePortfolio Web page
Resident ePortfolio Webinars Online listing of past recordings by topic
CBD Observation Templates, EPA Pathway Documents, 11 page PDF (terms and conditions form required)
CBD Program Evaluation
Is CBD Working? Web page with links to Royal College program evaluation reports and events
CBD program evaluation dashboard Online metrics dashboard of Royal College and community report findings
CBD INFOGRAPHICS
What is Overlap Training? 1 page PDF
Impacts of Overlap Training 1 page PDF
Developmental Design of EPAs 1 page PDF
CBD Competence Continuum (PDF) 1 page PDF
Explaining Surgical Foundations in CBD: 5 Key Facts (PDF) 1 page PDF
Surgical Foundations in CBD (PDF) 1 page PDF
CBD Effort: What's the benefit? 1 page PDF
What does Growth Mindset look like in CBD? 1 page PDF
The Resident Journey: Traditional system vs. CBD 1 page PDF
Five actions to lead CBD in your program 1 page PDF
OTHER SUPPORTS FOR PROGRAM DIRECTORS (CBD+)
Program Director Handbook: 2021-22 serialized release eBook: Practical advice for program directors
Resource Stewardship Toolkits Set of three workshops with guides, exercises, slides, activities
Adaptive Leadership for the New MedED: The one hour read 41 page eBook
Resident as a Role Model Workshop with facilitator guide, exercises, slides, activities
KeyLIME - Key Literature in Medical Education Weekly podcast series, 20 minute literature reviews
CanMEDS Tools Guide 348 page PDF
Areas of Focussed Competence Webpage links to policies, guides and correspondence
Tips for Virtual Teaching Webpage links to virtual teaching resources
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Acknowledgements:

The Royal College would like to thank the following individuals for their assistance in developing this resource: Jolanta Karpinski, MD, FRCPC, Adelle Atkinson, MD, FRCPC Anna Oswald, MD, MMEd, FRCPC, Linda Snell MD, MHPE, FRCPC and Jason R. Frank, MD, MA (Ed.), FRCPC.