Journal article

Defining competency for Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists training: An exploratory study of Victorian Integrated Training Program coordinators' understanding of competency

Heather Pagram, Justin LC Bilszta, Rebecca A Szabo

AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Competency-based medical education (CBME) is increasingly employed by postgraduate training programs worldwide, including obstetrics and gynaecology. Focusing on assessment of outcomes rather than time-in-training, and utilising a well-defined curricular framework, CBME aims to train doctors capable of meeting the needs of modern society. When this study was undertaken, in 2019, the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) had a time-based curriculum and was due to undergo a curriculum review starting in 2020. AIMS: To explore Victorian RANZCOG Integrated Training Program (ITP) coordinators' understanding of the concept of competency ..

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