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Introducing a portfolio assessment in a pre-professional osteopathy program

Vaughan, Brett, Florentine, Prue and Carter, Annie (2014) Introducing a portfolio assessment in a pre-professional osteopathy program. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine, 17 (2). pp. 129-134. ISSN 1746-0689

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Abstract

Portfolios are used in the education of health professionals across numerous professions including medicine, nursing, dentistry and physiotherapy. Portfolios are a collection of evidence of learning and reflection, both of which are required to be a capable healthcare professional. The current paper describes how a portfolio is to be introduced into the assessment of the final year of a pre-professional osteopathy program. A discussion of the introduction, structure, mentoring and assessment of the portfolio is provided, along with how the implementation of the portfolio will be reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: portfolio, education, assessment, capability, osteopathy
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1104 Complementary and Alternative Medicine
FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Health and Biomedicine
Depositing User: Ms Julie Gardner
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2014 05:54
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2018 23:56
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/25781
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijosm.2013.06.003
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