Shadow systems in assessment: how supervisors make progress decisions in practice
Damian J Castanelli, Jennifer M Weller, Elizabeth Molloy, Margaret Bearman
ADVANCES IN HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION | SPRINGER | Published : 2020
Medical educators are tasked with decisions on trainee progression and credentialing for independent clinical practice, which requires robust evidence from workplace-based assessment. It is unclear how the current promotion of workplace-based assessment as a pedagogical approach to promote learning has impacted this use of assessments for decision-making; meeting both these purposes may present unforeseen challenges. In this study we explored how supervisors make decisions on trainee progress in practice. We conducted semi-structured interviews with 19 supervisors of postgraduate anesthesia training across Australia and New Zealand and undertook thematic analysis of the transcripts. Supervis..View full abstract
Awarded by ANZCA Research Foundation
This study was supported by an untied grant from the ANZCA Research Foundation (Grant No: S16/043).