What is the Workplace-Based Assessment (WBA) Program?
The workplace-based assessment program is in integral part of the RACGP training program. The WBA program involves observation and assessment of the registrar’s practice in the workplace. WBA allows us to track registrar’s progression through training, ensuring they receive the support they need to gain the clinical competencies and skills relevant to their stage of training and to progress to Fellowship.
It’s important that you schedule time for assessment and feedback with the registrar. We also recommend scheduling time for your own personal reflection on your supervision and teaching.
We are taking a staggered approach to the implementation of these assessments throughout the next year. We do not expect this will require more time than existing supervisor time.
Let’s start by looking at the assessments for term one of 2023 (Jan/Feb-Jul/Aug):