You will be contacted by email with deadline dates for the Training Year. A link will be provided to the full details which are available on synapse. You are required to submit the following (by post or through inclusion in your eportfolio): 1. Verified Copy of Enhanced Form R Part 1 You will be sent… [Read More]
Yes, trainees on OOP must still participate in the annual ARCP process. Trainees on OOPT will be assessed as per a clinical ARCP and should therefore submit everything outlined in the clinical ARCP checklist, along with a completed “OOP update form for ARCP”. Trainees on OOPE should complete an “OOP update form for ARCP” with… [Read More]
Trainees who are not currently in the programme due to maternity leave/ long-term sick leave are not required to maintain their eportfolio or participate in the ARCP process. If this applies to you and you have been contacted regarding the ARCP process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can ensure our records are updated to… [Read More]
Academic Clinical Fellows (ACFs), Clinical Lecturers (CLs) and those on OOPR should follow the Academic Trainees Checklist available on Synapse.
Requirements for trainees approaching CCT are the same as for your usual ARCP. However, to ensure that your CCT is not delayed, it is very important that you submit all correct documentation on time. This includes completion of all mandatory DOPS. Your trainers report from your current post should specifically note that your supervisor feels… [Read More]
Unfortunately, it is not possible to offer extensions to the deadlines. This is due to the tight timescales involved in assessment timetabling. In order for the panel to get through the large number of paediatric trainees being assessed, and to be fair to each trainee, this process must begin promptly.
Since summer 2012, all ST7 trainees who are due to progress to ST8 before their next review have been asked to attend in person to meet with the ARCP panel. This is to allow a face to face dialogue with the senior trainers and Training Programme Directors. This provides an opportunity to discuss your training… [Read More]
At your ST7 review the ARCP panel, which is usually comprised of a Training Programme Director and two College Tutors, will review the documentation that you have submitted in advance as well as the information available on eportfolio. You will then be given an ARCP outcome. This is also an opportunity to ask questions and… [Read More]
Trainees who work flexibly must still complete an annual assessment and should still follow the standard checklist. The only difference is that you will complete a pro-rata amount of WPBA according to the % WTE that you have worked. The panel will always round upwards when calculating pro-rata requirements. As the programme is competency based… [Read More]
WPBA are designed to be formative assessments that contribute to the evidence needed for progression through training. While the assessments carried out between the ARCP and the September rotation date do not provide evidence for readiness for progression through the next year of training, they can be used to demonstrate evidence of acquisition of new… [Read More]
If, when the panel conduct your review, there is any paperwork missing or you have not submitted all of the required documents on eportfolio (WPBA, trainer’s reports, MSF), you will be issued an “ARCP Outcome 5 – Incomplete evidence presented – additional training time may be required”. Your outcome will detail what documents are outstanding… [Read More]
Information regarding the new RCPCH assessment requirements can be found at the following hyperlink: http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/training-examinations-professional-development/assessment-and-examinations/assessment-tools/assessme
Obtaining 2 parts of the MRCPCH exams is a core competency for the completion of ST2 training. Full MRCPCH is required to complete ST3 training. If you do not pass the required exams, you will be invited for an in-person review at the deanery and will normally be issued with an “ARCP Outcome 3 –… [Read More]