Course Convenor: Dr Katharine Boursicot, BSc MBBS MRCOG MAHPE NTF SFHEA FRSM, Director, Health Professional Assessment Consultancy
The course will include interactive lectures and workshops. Participants will have the opportunity to explore their understanding of the basic principles of assessments in relation to their needs, and gain skills in specific assessment methods. Reading lists and further references will be provided.
Aims and Objectives
This course will provide fundamental coverage of assessment principles and methodologies in medical education. Participants will:
- Gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of assessment based on evidence from the literature
- Gain hands-on experience of planning a programme of assessment, blueprinting, item and OSCE writing, using workplace-based assessment tools
- Gain an understanding of the principles of standard setting and basic psychometrics