AKMI METROPOLITAN COLLEGE

DEPARTMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HERAPY
CLINICIAN’S GRADING – PRACTICE EDUCATION REPORT FORM (PERF)1- LEVEL 3
Please tick the appropriate box for each aspect, taking into consideration the level at which each
attribute is expected with respect to the student’s level of studies.
Name of student ________________________

Placement ____________________________
Duration ____________________________

TABLE I – PROFESSIONALISM
Absent

1

6. Confidentiality

1

7. Effective communication with the multi-disciplinary team

1

8. Adequate preparation for and organisation of the sessions

2

Effective communication with both patients and carers
9. before, during and after the sessions (e.g. in the waiting
room)
Eagerness to ask questions about the organisations of the
10.
clinic and its therapy policies

2

Demonstration of respect of moral issues, such as the
patient’s rights

2

12. Anticipation of appropriate roles without prompting

Marginal

1

1

11.

Average

1

Promptness to communicate with the clinic whenever
necessary
Compliance with the clinic’s formal requirements (e.g. code
5.
of attire)
4.

Good

3. Punctuality

Very good

2. Ability to cooperate and deal with all requirements

Excellent

1. Interest in all aspects of clinical practice

LEVEL

PROFESSIONALISM

1

2

3

13.

Ability to discuss clinical issues and participation in client
management in near-equal partnership with clinician

4

14.

Ability to discuss client management issues with other
professionals

4

ADDITIONAL COMMENTS
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This form is completed by the clinical tutors at the end of each term, in order to provide a type of
assessment for each student.
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5. Effective choice of the appropriate assessment procedure. Excellent LEVEL EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT’S NEEDS AND ABILITIES 2 2 3 3 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Page 2/10 . Use of correct terminology when discussing with the multidisciplinary team. Marginal 2. Collection of information from all sources available in order to achieve the best possible results of the patient. Very good 1. 2 4. Correct use of the information contained in the patient’s history. Precise pointing out and analysis of the assessment results. 3 9. 6. Sufficient analysis of the speech and language data.TABLE II – EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT’S NEEDS AND ABILITIES 1 3. 8. systematically reported. Successful fulfilment of the assessment procedure. Sufficient interpretation of the assessment procedure results and the data analysis. 3 10. 7. Average 1 Good Relevant and objective comment-making. Comprehensive report on data feedback to the clinical supervisor. 4 Absent Quickness to realise the importance of receiving advice from the patient as well as from the supervisor. 4 11.

2. 3 6. e. 5. 4 7. Acts in full awareness of the principles that govern effective supply of a service. Gives the reasons for the redefinition of the goals. Sets accessible goals for every single case. Successfully discriminates between short-term and long-term goals. 3 3 4 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Page 3/10 . 2 Prioritises goals according to the patient’s needs.TABLE III – ABILITY TO SET THEORETICAL GOALS Absent Marginal Average Good Very good Excellent LEVEL ABILITY TO SET THEORETICAL GOALS 2 1. group/person or direct/indirect therapy. Ability to define appropriate goals for the next session out of personal assessment and evaluation after the present session. 4. Redefines the initial goals according to the patient’s needs and new data. 3.g. contacts with the patients.

3 5. Draws on reported efficacy studies in relation to current client group. 4 6. Effective bibliographical research and discussion with the clinician about the therapy outcomes. Critically evaluate assessment management and intervention procedures in the light of theoretical knowledge. Excellent LEVEL ABILITY TO INTEGRATE THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Page 4/10 . Very good 1. 4 Absent Consideration of the recommendations for the study of related bibliography. Ability to invent methods for the assessment of the effectiveness and the outcomes of the patient’s therapy. Average 2 Good Awareness of the relevance of theoretical knowledge to clinical work. 3 4. Marginal 2.TABLE IV – ABILITY TO INTEGRATE THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE TO CLINICAL PRACTICE 2 3.

Ability to identify short-term aims / long-term aims. 3 6. Ability to discuss and justify management and treatment approaches. 3 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Page 5/10 . LEVEL ABILITY TO IDENTIFY AIMS OF THERAPY 2 2 3. Identifies appropriate long-term aims of management on the basis of own evaluation of client. Clear aims of therapy. Excellent 1. 3 5.TABLE V – ABILITY TO IDENTIFY AIMS OF THERAPY Absent Marginal Average Good Very good 2. Ability to contribute to discussion about aim for the next session. 2 4. Appreciation of the value of a team approach when deciding on aims of management.

2 4. Correct and systematic presentation of reports on each session. Selection of materials which contribute to the achievement of the goals set and suit the patients’ abilities and interests.TABLE VI – ABILITY TO PREPARE AND ORGANISE THE THERAPY SESSION Absent Marginal Average Good Very good Excellent 1. Deep interest in the planning and setting of goals. Ability to support sufficiently the selection of therapeutic goals for each session. 2 3. 4 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Page 6/10 . Successful application of the theoretical knowledge in the organisation of the therapeutic session. 3 5. LEVEL ABILITY TO PREPARE AND ORGANISE THE THERAPY SESSION 1 2. 3 6. Ability to select activities and materials for each session.

3 10. 3 8. Ability to take on various roles in group sessions (e. Demonstrates ability to manage a range of clients including members of client groups not previously encountered. Ability to decide correctly on the frequency of the sessions. 4 13. Effective and methodical implementation of the therapy. 2 6. 4. 5. Clear explanation / presentation of a new activity to the patient.g. Ability to respond to the needs of individual patients in group sessions. Ability to encourage / elicit a positive response. LEVEL ABILITY TO ACHIEVE THERAPY DURING SESSIONS 2 2 2 7. Ability to act with ever increasing independence from the clinician during the session. 4 12. 3 9. leader. Smooth transition from one activity to another during the session. Very good Excellen t 1. Average Encouragement of the patient’s motivation. coordinator. Ability to begin and end a session using the patient’s needs as a yardstick. 4 11. observer). Easy modification of the session according to the patient’s disposition and willingness to cooperate. Good 2 2.TABLE VII – ABILITY TO ACHIEVE THERAPY GOALS DURING SESSIONS Absent Marginal 2 3. Effective response to psychosomatic needs of the patient. participation and cooperation. 4 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Page 7/10 .

Identifies how own development needs can be met and takes responsibility for own learning 4 ADDITIONAL COMMENTS ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Page 8/10 . Is responsive to constructive feedback on performance LEVEL ABILITY TO ACHIEVE THERAPY DURING SESSIONS 3 2. Makes a realistic evaluation of own performance and identifies own development needs 4 5. Shows awareness of the effects of own behaviour on clients’ responses 4 4.TABLE VIII – ABILITY TO EVALUATE OWN PERFORMANCE AND DEVELOPMENT NEEDS Absent Marginal Average Good Very good Excellen t 1. Uses audio/video recording to assist in evaluating own performance 3 3.

General comments ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________ Please use the marking sheet and give the student a final grading. based on your above remarks. Clinician’s grading _________________________ Clinician’s signature Trainee’s signature _________________________ _______________________ Date __________________________ Page 9/10 .

CLINICIAN’S GRADING REPORT FORM – Marking sheet and criteria for allocating grades Information for supervisors: Select the appropriate grading (based on the criteria provided below) and then put a bar at the point that best reflects the student’s performance. This grade should be given where ANY attribute expected at the student’s course level and previous levels is absent OR Where the majority of attributes expected at the student’s course level and previous levels are still marginal Page 10/10 . All attributes expected at the student’s level and previous levels are at least average OR the majority of these are at least average with the small minority that are marginal balanced by some that are good. 100% 90 0% 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 Outstanding + Excellent (A) Very Good (B) Average (C) Adequate (D) Fail All attributes expected at the student’s course level and previous levels are at least average and almost all are very good. The majority of attributes expected at the student’s course level and previous levels are at least average with some still marginal. Note: when making these judgements it is important to bear in mind the extent to which the placement has given a student the opportunity to demonstrate the attribute being considered and on what can be expected from the student at that level. All attributes expected at the student’s level and previous levels are at least average and the majority are at least very good. All attributes expected at the student’s level and previous levels are at least average and some are at least very good.