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Option List:
A. Appraisal
B. Bloom’s taxonomy of learning
C. Criterion referenced standard setting
D. Educational supervision
E. Experiential learning
F. Formative assessments
G. Life-long adult learning
H. Linear equating standard setting
I. Norm-referenced standard setting
J. Pendleton’s rules for feedback
K. Quality assurance in education
L. Reflective practice
M. Reliability
N. Summative assessments
O. Transformative learning
P. Validity
Q. Vicarious learning
For scenarios listed below choose the educational principle or activity that best describes the situation from the option list. Each answer may be used once, more than once or not at all.

1. A group of ST4 meet together on the labour ward with the consultant on a Monday morning to discuss the high risk cases handled in the unit during last week, during which the consultant relates various experiences, situations and advice to the trainees.

2. A consultant has just performed an online learning exercise on her Trust’s Litigation and Complaints issues as a pre-requisite for her trainee’s appraisal. The Trust has determined that every trainee must score minimum of 7 out of 10 before the assessment can be signed off by the appraiser.

3. A specialist trainee in obstetrics and gynaecology must become a member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists before progressing to advanced training.

4. An ST2 trainee describes to his clinical supervisor how he managed a Mild atonic postpartum haemorrhage by himself for the first time and now feels much more confident about dealing with this complication, more than after doing a skills drills on the subject.