Credible and Defensible Assessments of Entry-Level Clinical Competence: Insights from a Modified Delphi Study

Rachel BACON, Lauren Williams, Laurie Grealish, Maggie JAMIESON

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Background: During clinical placements, supervisors repeatedly assess health and medical students for competence. Quality assessment is dependent upon the supervisors having a rich understanding of entry-level standards and an assessment approach that is sufficiently dynamic to accommodate the changing healthcare system. This study aimed to assess whether consensus could be gained by supervisors when assessing the performance of student dietitians during clinical placements and to establish a shared interpretation of entry-level clinical competence. Credible and defensible assessment of entry-level clinical competence: Insights from a modified Delphi study
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-56
Number of pages12
JournalFocus on Health Professional Education
Volume16
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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