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Assessments

During ACCS training, some assessments are specialty-specific, and the trainee must complete them whilst working in that field. In addition to their ACCS assessments, trainees must have an electronic portfolio, if available, and can only attain one by registering with their College.

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Assessments during ACCS training should be recorded in the e-portfolio and take the form of WPBAs, made up of a combination of

Assessment Combinations During ACCS Training

Acute Medicine

Trainees should have completed the following ACCS assessments: at least three A-CEXs, five DOPSs, three CBDs, and three ACATs.

Emergency Medicine

Emergency medicine trainees should have completed the following ACCS assessments: at least four A-CEXs, five DOPSs, three CBDs, and ACAT.

Intensive Care

Intensive care medicine trainees should have completed the following ACCS assessments: at least three A-CEXs, six DOPSs, and four CBDs.

Anaesthetics

During ACCS training, doctors must complete the following summative workplace-based assessments:

Assessment Schedules During Anaesthetics

Trainees who are completing between six and nine months of anaesthetics must complete four additional WPBAs in airway management, sedation, transfer medicine, and critical incidents.

Anesthetic trainees who are undertaking three- to six-month placements should have at least five A-CEXs, six DOPSs, and 8 CbDs, in a two-year training programme.

Anaesthetic trainees undertaking six- to nine-month placements should have at least six A-CEXs, seven DOPSs, and nine CBDs.

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