Teaching patients and validating competency post dating check
Paired t-test was used to compare pre- and post-data using SPSS.Competency checklists are one way of validating competence, but there are many methods for assessing competency.
In 2013, all residency programs at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences were renewed into a competency-based medical education curriculum.
To assess the quality of clinical teaching in residency training, we chose the EFFECT (evaluation and feedback for effective clinical teaching) questionnaire designed and validated at the Radboud University Medical Centre in the Netherlands.
Current methods of defining and measuring clinical competency are not optimal or consistent.
There is no common definition of competence and no evidence for one best method to assess competence.
In this article, the authors discuss the components of an organizational validation strategy that includes clear definitions, selection of competencies, and responsibilities for initial and continuing competency assessment.