There are various assessments that a trainee will need to complete within their Portfolio and helps they demonstrate their progress towards the 13 Capabilities required to become a GP.
What types of Assessments are there?
- Case Based Discussion (CBD's)
- Care Assessment Tool (CAT's)
- Clinical Supervisor Review (CSR's)
- Clinical Examination & Procedural Skills (CEPS)
- Prescribing Assessments
- Consultation Observation Tools (COT's)
- Audio COT's
- Mini CEX's
- Quality Improvement Projects (QIP's)
What should Assessments include?
When a trainee clicks into a particular Learning Log (for example Clinical Case Reviews) from the 'Learning Logs' area of the Portfolio, a more detailed explanation of each log can be found:
You will find a more detailed explanation of each of these assessments and what you should include in them on the RCGP website page here.
Information about which assessments cover which Capabilities can be found on our help article here.
To see a break down of your required assessments versus what you have completed so far, you can click on Requirements within the 'ESR Preparation' area as shown: