n South African Medical Journal - Professional competence - adding reflective elements to case reports : correspondence
|Article Title||Professional competence - adding reflective elements to case reports : correspondence|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 College of Radiation Oncologists of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 2014|
Logbooks of procedures are helpful in determining the professional competence of trainees. There has been correspondence in the SAMJ on aspects of their use in South Africa - for example, the value of specifying the number of surgical operations in the logbook.
However, experience does not automatically translate into learning. Reflection is needed to turn experience into learning. Logbooks of procedures may be complemented by case reports that are structured so as to contain a reflective element.
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