This article briefly describes what you need to consider to start using EPA linked to forms.


What is an EPA Entrustable?

The entrustable professional activity (EPA) concept allows faculty to make competency-based decisions on the level of supervision required by trainees. ... Collectively, the competencies (ACGME or CanMEDS) constitute a framework that describes the qualities of professionals.

Components needed for EPA forms

Components needed to get a form up and running with EPA components:

  • A course occasion
  • Students must be added to the course (setting on one/many students at the same time)
  • Create a clear preamble for forms that describe the situation
  • You have to create a Rating scale
  • You have to create an Evaluation question (name it according to EPA description
  • You link the Rating scale to the Evaluation question
  • Consider whether you want to give general text feedback at the end of forms
  • Should you attach a number of tags with which the evaluation is marked

An example of EPA

Here is an example of a form and its components, see EPA sample

EPA and descriptions

This article contains the EPAs and descriptions that we use in Sweden.