IPPE & APPE Evaluation Anchors

  1-Needs Significant Improvement 2-Needs Improvement 3-Meets expectation 4-Exceeds Expectation
General Categories
  • I would not hire this student for a vacant position at my site.
  • I would not hire this student until he/she developed greater competence.
  • Student is aware of most elements of a skill but performs them incompletely and/or needs additional prompting.
  • I would hire this student, but would expect to provide continued supervision for some time.
  • Student is aware of all elements of a skill and consistently performs them without prompting.
  • I would create a job to hire this student and expect him/her to function independently.
  • Student is able to teach faculty something new.
  • Student is a mentor and role model to others.
Overall Anchors
  • Student is not meeting the competency and substantial effort is needed in order to meet the competency. 
  • Student rarely performs the competency within expectations and requires constant guidance and supervision.
  • Student is developing skills in this competency; however some minor improvement(s) are needed in order to meet the competency.
  • Student sometimes performs the competency within expectations and requires regular guidance and supervision.
  • Student has adequately and consistently demonstrated this competency.
  • Student frequently performs the competency within expectations and requires minimal guidance and supervision from the preceptor.
  • Student far exceeds most or all students related to this competency and has demonstrated excellence in this competency. 
  • Student always performs the competency above expectations and requires minimal guidance and supervision from the preceptor. 
Foundational Knowledge
  • Has little to no recall of foundational knowledge of the sciences. 
  • Needs constant review to make basic decisions.
  • Has some foundational knowledge of the sciences, but needs some review of basic concepts in order to make decisions.  
  • Has a solid foundation of the sciences, but may need infrequent review of concepts. 
  • Can identify literature sources for information.  
  • Has a strong foundational knowledge of science.
  • Brings well-referenced, evidence based recommendations to the team. 
Patient Care
  • Needs extensive assistance in collecting and evaluating patient information.
  • Recommendations are often incorrect and without supportive evidence.
  • Unable to implement or monitor plan.
  • Needs occasional assistance in collecting and evaluating patient information.
  • Makes recommendations that are usually correct, but often without depth of understanding.
  • Needs occasional assistance in implementing plan and monitoring patient.
  • Collects and evaluates appropriately chosen patient information.
  • Makes appropriate patient care recommendations which are individualized and evidence-based.
  • Can implement and monitor plan.
  • Efficiently collects and evaluates appropriate patient information without direction.
  • Can independently implement and monitor plan.
  • Makes detailed, individualized evidence-based, patient care recommendations.
  • A mentor and role model to other students.
Leadership and Problem Solving
  • Cannot perform management functions.
  • Unable to work within the structure and policies of the practice site.  
  • Is a negative factor in the practice site.
  • Performs management functions but inefficient and ineffective at times.
  • Struggles to work within the structure and policies of the practice site. Adds little to practice site.
  • Able to identify most problems and develop solutions with little guidance.
  • Performs management functions efficiently. Contributes positively to practice site. 
  • Able to accurately and consistently identify problems and develop well-thought out solutions. 
  • Uses situational leadership appropriately to lead a team. 
  • Is an asset to practice site.
  • Develops and implements plan using quality outcome measures without direction or assistance. 
Communication
  • Written and oral communications are frequently inappropriate, incomplete, or disrespectful. 
  • Is not engaged with team members.
  • Written and oral communications are occasionally inappropriate, incomplete, or disrespectful.
  • Is only occasionally engaged with team members.
  • Written and oral communications are appropriate, complete and respectful at all times.
  • Is engaged with team members. 
  • Written and oral communications are excellent in content quality and style. 
  • Manages oral and written information exchange precisely exchange using experienced techniques.
  • Is fully engaged and respectful with team members.
Personal and Professional Development
  • Is not able to recognize deficiencies even when pointed out.
  • Resistant to change behavior even when directed.
  • Needs to have deficiencies pointed out before able to change.
  • Is self-aware and able to describe how their actions impact others.
  • Accepts feedback and makes effort to correct deficiencies.
  • Has integrated self- assessment into daily practice.
  • Independently takes action to correct deficiencies.
  • Seeks feedback and strives to improve.