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Performance-based assessment during clinical placement: cross-sectional investigation of a training workshop for practice educators

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Show simple item record Alpine, Lucy M. O'Connor, Anne McGuinness, Marian Barrett, Emer M. 2020-11-17T10:05:34Z 2020
dc.identifier.issn 1441-0745
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description The full text of this article will not be available in ULIR until the embargo expires on the 16/08/2021
dc.description.abstract Performance-based assessment evaluates a health professional student's performance as they integrate their knowledge and skills into clinical practice. Performance-based assessment grades, however, are reported to be highly variable due to the complexity of decision-making in the clinical environment. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a training workshop based on frame-of-reference principles on grading of student performance by physiotherapy practice educators. This was a prospective cross-sectional study which used a single group pre-test, post-test design. Fifty-three practice educators rated two video vignettes depicting a poor and very good student performance, using a subsection of a physiotherapy performance-based assessment tool before and after training. Overall, results showed that participants amended their scores on approximately half of all scoring occasions following training, with the majority decreasing the scores awarded. This impacted positively on scoring for the poor performance video, bringing scores more in line with the true score. This study provides evidence of the benefit of a training workshop to influence decision-making in performance-based assessment as part of a wider education program for practice educators. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Wiley and Sons Ltd en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Nursing and Health Sciences;
dc.rights This is the peer reviewed author version of the following article: Performance-based assessment during clinical placement; cross sectional investigation of a training workshop for practice educators , which has been published in final form at This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving. en_US
dc.subject assessment en_US
dc.subject decision-making en_US
dc.subject physiotherapy en_US
dc.subject student en_US
dc.subject training en_US
dc.title Performance-based assessment during clinical placement: cross-sectional investigation of a training workshop for practice educators en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US 2020-11-17T09:47:07Z
dc.description.version ACCEPTED
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/nhs.12768 2021-08-16
dc.embargo.terms 2021-08-16 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2968706
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Nursing &Amp; Health Sciences
dc.description.status peer-reviewed

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