Evaluating the Implementation of Portfolio Assessment in Resident Training Program

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Information provided by:
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 30, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2010
History: No changes posted
Portfolios are the records of learning process, providing evidences of experiential learning. It can be a valuable tool not only for understanding the learning process but also for evaluating the accomplishment. Portfolios promote learners to reflecting, thinking, improving in learning as well as achieving learning goals. It has been widely applied in medical education. The goals of resident training outcomes in Wan-Fang Hospital are the ACGME six core competences. The Wan-Fang hospital, one of Taipei Medical University affiliated hospitals and the first implementing portfolio assessment teaching hospitals in Taiwan, will conduct portfolio assessment to assess residents competences. Facilitating residents bring reflective learning into practice, personal and professional growth and demonstrating the outcomes of training program. This study describes initiating and implementing portfolio assessment procedures. Qualitative and quantitative research methods are applied for evaluating the portfolio assessment process and the data of validity and reliability. Qualitative data collection methods of interview, focus groups and meetings will be used understanding the experiences and viewpoints of residents, mentors and assessors. Then quantitative data collection method of questionnaire will be subsequently used. The results of this study will provide experiences and suggestions for the implementation of portfolio assessment system in medical education.

Residents' Perceptions on Portfolio Use in Clinical Training

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Evaluating the Implementation of Portfolio Assessment in Resident Training Program

Further study details as provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: February 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
residents tutors

Inclusion Criteria:

  • residents in Wanfang Hospital willing to be enrolled to this study

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01213134

Taipei Medical University - WanFang Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Principal Investigator: Wei-Pin Ho Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Wei-Pin Ho, Department of Orthopaedics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01213134     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 98TMU-WFH-13 
Study First Received: September 30, 2010
Last Updated: September 30, 2010
Health Authority: Taiwan: Department of Health

Keywords provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:
Medical Education
Resident Training

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016