Updates and performance

Performance issues 

There are currently no know issues.

Developments

New 'How to navigate your ePortfolio' video now available

We have developed a new video to help those in Internal Medicine training use the ePortfolio.


New ARCP Reviewer role - February 2019

The new ARCP reviewer role replaces the old ARCP assesor role. This new role will be time-limited and access granted by JRCPTB via the deanery administrators. 

Key functions of this role are:

  • Read-only
  • Only able to complete and sign off;
    • ARCP form
    • Educational Supervisor's Report
    • Academic Supervisor's Report
    • PYA Report
  • There will a be set time limited access, after which the users access will be revoked automatically
  • It will give the user specific access to the individual trainee (s) account or training programme so that they can review prior to assessment
  • Access to this role will be required each time a user needs to access a trainees account as part of the ARCP reviews

PDF icon ARCP Reviewer role user guide


General (Internal) Medicine Educational Supervisor's Report - November 2018

The GIM Specialty Advisory Committee (SAC) has produced a new GIM Educational Supervisor’s Report that focuses on the requirements for training in GIM and which should be quick and easy to complete.

All dual specialty trainees are required to provide two Educational Supervisor’s Reports to inform their ARCPs and PYAs: one for their main specialty and one for GIM. Until now the same form has been used to complete both reports, and this was not best suited for giving an account of progress with training in GIM.

This new Educational Supervisor’s Report should now be completed for all trainees who are dual training in GIM.

Please note that this does not apply retrospectively and GIM Educational Supervisor’s Reports in the old format submitted before 9 November 2018 will remain valid.


Trainee self-administration - July 2018

New functionality will allow trainees to self-administer their own ePortfolio. They will be able to add and edit all rotations within their training programme and update their supervisors details by linking them to their post rotations.

Please see the guidance video and step by step user guide below.

PDF icon Guidance to trainees on self-administration functionality


Hide duplicate curriculum - June 2018

If a trainee has mulitiple duplicate curriculums assigned, this new function allows admins to select which duplicate curriculum to be hidden so further links are not made by trainees. Trainees should be following only one version of the specialty curriculum. The system will now also check if the same version of the curriculum already exists on the trainees account and will not allow duplicate curriculum to be downloaded the trainees account.


Personal Library space - May 2018

The personal library capacity is now unlimited. There will be no restrictions to trainees uploading their files.


Lung Function test portfolio for Respiratory trainees - 29 January 2018

Respiratory trainees can now access the Lung Function test portfolio from the Midlands Thoracis Society website. Please click here to access this. This can be used to meet the curriculum requirement F2. Respiratory Physiology and Lung Function Testing which is available on the ePortfolio in the Respiratory Medicine 2010 (amendments 2014) curriculum.


Respiratory Medicine Logbook template - 14 March 2017

Respiratory Medicine trainees can now record procedures using this template and upload the document to their ePortfolio personal library.

File Respiratory Logbook_2017.xlsx


Reflective Practice 'After Event' and R-card form 

The After-event reflection form is a tool developed by the Institute of Reflective Practice. The form can be used as way of recording reflections on learning. The form is available in the Reflective Practice section. An additional tool to aid the reflection process is the R-card which is available to download below with instructions and guidance on how to use both tools.

PDF icon Reflective Practice After-Event and R card instructions and guidance.pdf