Case-based discussion (CBD) Requires trainers and trainees to discuss a selection of cases and trainers to score the trainee’s performance against a pre-specified range of competencies.
Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS) is a form of workplace-based assessment in which common everyday procedures are observed and assessed by a third party.
Mini-CEX is a tool for formally scoring a trainee’s consultation with a patient.
Multi-source feedback (MSF) is a questionnaire-based 360-degree appraisal conducted by a number of stakeholders with whom the trainee doctor works and interacts.
Sheffield Assessment Instrument for Letters (SAIL(OH)) is used to assess the quality of a trainee’s correspondence to managers and health professionals.
For further information on WBAs, see the WBA forms, support materials, assessor training page on the Faculty of Occupational Medicine website.