Is your feedback to residents as good as it could be?
Complete the “Coaching to Competence” online learning activities and learn to apply the RX-OCR coaching process in your program.
As part of Competence by Design (CBD), there is an important role for coaching in resident learning and progression. It takes skill to coach someone effectively, which is why a group of clinician educators have developed the “Coaching to Competence” online learning modules.
The CBD Coaching Model calls for an important philosophical shift in thinking about assessment and its purpose. In shifting emphasis from Assessment of Learning (summative assessment) to Assessment for Learning (formative assessment), the Coaching Model uses assessment as a learning tool, not just an evaluation method.
Coaching in the Moment is part of the model that links to the RX-OCR step-by-step process. It requires clinicians to establish Rapport and set eXpectations with their residents, Observe the residents doing their daily work, provide Coaching feedback, and Record the encounter.
Frequent observation is a key ingredient in resident learning and assessment.
“Coaching to Competence” consists of five interactive activities that allow anyone who teaches residents to practice applying the RX-OCR coaching process. The activities are meant to help you identify gaps in skills and knowledge related to coaching. You can then work to close these gaps through further practice, reflection and other learning opportunities.
The skills of coaching can be honed over time. Take advantage of this free online activity by starting the online module now!
This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Royal College Continuing Professional Development Unit. You may claim a maximum of 30 minutes for each module (credits are automatically calculated).