Journal article

The Osteopathic Clinical Practice Assessment - a pilot study to develop a new workplace-based assessment tool

Brett Vaughan, Keri Moore

International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2015

Abstract

Background: It is widely recognised that multiple forms of assessment are required in order to make decisions about learner competency and fitness-to-practice. One assessment tool that is gaining popularity in the Australian allied health professions is the global clinical competency assessment. These tools are designed to assess learner performance across a range of areas required for professional practice, with the assessment typically performed at the end of a 'block' clinical placement. There is no literature on their use in osteopathy longitudinal placements. Objective: To explore the applicability of an adaptation of the Assessment of Physiotherapy Practice in an osteopathic context. T..

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