Case-based discussions (CbDs) are one of the workplace-based assessment tools (WPBAs) used in O&G training.
- WPBA eTutorial
- Best practice demonstrations of workplace-based assessments
- NOTSS (Non-technical Skills for Surgeons) resource
- Giving effective feedback in training videos
Skills assessed using CbDs
The CbD is a generic tool that formalises case discussion between trainee and trainer. They are designed to be a vehicle for direct feedback about the case under discussion. The curriculum lists the competences that can be tested using a CbD.
Trainers will use a CbD to assess:
- Clinical decision-making
- Application of knowledge
Each CbD should involve a different clinical situation.
Number of CbDs
The training matrix of educational progression details the minimum number of CbD you will need to complete each year.
The complete specialty training curriculum for O&G – core, ultrasound, ATSMs, subspecialty and academic
Information on how to prepare for the Part 1 and Part 2 MRCOG