SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT Ramesh Mehay
Summative Assessment OBJECTIVES What is it? What is it for? (What does it test?) Components?
Summative AssessmentWhat Does It Test? • objective test of GP registrars' skills. • ensures that those completing training achieve a minimum level of competence to practice independently as GP's in the NHS.
Specifc Areas the SA tests? • Consultation skills • Knowledge • Performance as a GPR • Ability to evaluate practice / literature / coherent, justified written work
Summative AssessmentThe Components • MCQ • Written Submission • Video / Sim Surgery • Trainers Reports • VTR forms (1 & 2)
Written submission(NPMS) • When to do it • What to do it on • How to write it • What standard • Choosing method of assessment • Who to get help with it from
Useful Resources for MRCGP • Join an MRCGP Group • Go on the Yorkshire Preparatory Course • MRCGP Newsgroup http://groups.yahoo.com/group/mrcgp-yorks • MRCGP website Coming soon at a Computer Near You!
THE SINGLE ROUTE • The MRCGP/Summ Assessment Single Route MCQ • The MRCGP/Summ Assessment Single Route Video