DRANZCOG Advanced Formative Appraisals & Summative Assessments

Note: This assessment process is for DRANZCOG Advanced trainees only. 

DRANZCOG Advanced Formative Appraisal

The Formative Appraisal is a feedback tool that provides Trainees with feedback on their progress and performance in the DRANZCOG Advanced Training program.

The formative appraisal is not compulsory however trainees are strongly encouraged to complete a Formative Appraisal with their Training Supervisor in the last 3‐6 months of their training to identify strengths and areas for further development and improvement. The timing of the appraisal should enable Trainees to plan the remainder of their training time and to use the feedback to guide and facilitate their preparation for the final Summative Assessment, which is an assessment requirement and uses the same criteria. 

It is strongly recommended that both Trainees and Training Supervisors view the online module on how to conduct appraisals that has been developed for the FRANZCOG Training program 

DRANZCOG Advanced Formative Appraisal form and instructions (PDF)

DRANZCOG Advanced Summative Assessment

The Summative Assessment is completed by the Training Supervisor(s) to assess the performance of the Trainee against standard domains and criteria to verify their ability to practice obstetrics independently at the end of the DRANZCOG Advanced Training program. 

The Summative Assessment is an assessment requirement for Trainees who commenced training on or after 1st January 2017.

The assessment should be undertaken when the Trainee is in the last months of DRANZCOG Advanced Training.

DRANZCOG Advanced Summative Assessment form and instructions (PDF)

More information

For further information relating to the CWH, DRANZCOG, and DRANZCOG Advanced:

CWH/Diploma Training Programs
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