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Volume 2, Issue 5, October 2014, Page: 78-81
Team Assessment Behaviour (TAB): Is it an Ideal Tool for Improving Professional Behaviour in Trainee Doctors
Syed Adnan Kabir, Surgical Department, Victoria Teaching Hospital, Glasgow, G42 9TY
Syed Irfan Kabir, Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, SL22AL
Imran Khan, Department of Otolaryngology, Victoria Teaching Hospital, Glasgow, G42 9TY
Roma Patel, Department of Surgery, Lincoln County Hospital, Lincoln, U.K, LN25 QY
Received: Sep. 25, 2014;       Accepted: Oct. 28, 2014;       Published: Oct. 30, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.js.20140205.15      View  3433      Downloads  172
Abstract
The assessment of a trainee doctor’s performance in a clinical setup is not only challenging and important, but is also necessary to assure standards, judge competence to practice, set targets for improvements, and most importantly to protect patients. Multi source feedback (MSF) / Mini-Pat (Mini Peer Assessment Tool) / Team Assessment Behavior (TAB) are formative assessment tools that were developed to assess the professional behaviors and attitudes in health professionals, and to continually improve an individual’s team working skills. This article critically evaluates the use of Team Assessment Behavior (TAB) as an assessment tool for professional behavior in trainee doctors in the U.K, and concludes whether it is an ideal tool for improving professional behavior in trainee doctors.
Keywords
Team Assessment Behaviour, Mini Peer Assessment Tools, Formative Assessment Tools, Work Based Assessments, Professional Behaviour in Trainee Doctors
To cite this article
Syed Adnan Kabir, Syed Irfan Kabir, Imran Khan, Roma Patel, Team Assessment Behaviour (TAB): Is it an Ideal Tool for Improving Professional Behaviour in Trainee Doctors, Journal of Surgery. Vol. 2, No. 5, 2014, pp. 78-81. doi: 10.11648/j.js.20140205.15
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