The Exam Committee recently approved a new tool to support RP (Qualifying) registrants in preparing for the Registration Examination. The tool consists of five reflective modules that have been designed to assist the Qualifying registrant and their clinical supervisor to:
- Evaluate and assess the supervisory relationship to ensure it is beneficial to the RP (Qualifying).
- Review the supervision agreement to ensure it is clear and outlines the scope, goals and responsibilities for both the clinical supervisor and RP (Qualifying).
- Reflect on the relationship between insight, competence, and clinical experience.
- Review and self-assess the Entry-to-Practice Competency Profile to determine what competency areas the RP (Qualifying) needs to better understand and practice.
- Develop a learning plan that will guide the process and content of supervision leading up to the next exam attempt.
For registrants who have failed the exam and are preparing for a second or third attempt, the tool will provide a framework to review and reflect on the most recent exam attempt.
Over the coming months, the College will be making the tool available to any RP (Qualifying) who wishes to use it on a trial basis and to provide feedback on the use experience. Registrants and clinical supervisors who use the tool will be asked to complete a brief survey that will help the Exam Committee determine if any changes are needed to ensure that it is effective. Registrants who participate in this pilot will be able to claim up to 8 hours toward the required biennial 40 hours of professional development.
Please look for further communication about the tool in the coming weeks. If you would like more information or to indicate in an interest in trialing the tool, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.