The Foundation Programme Curriculum sets out the framework for educational progression that will support the first two years of professional development following graduation from medical school. Under the Curriculum, foundation doctors have to demonstrate that they are competent in a number of areas. This includes communication and consultation skills, patient safety and team work as well as the more traditional elements of medical training.
Supervised Learning Events
|Supervised Learning Event Guidance||Supervised Learning Event||Recommended Minimum|
| DOPS Guidance for Doctors and Trainers|
Mini-CEX Guidance for Doctors and Trainers
| 3 or more per placement* |
(minimum of nine observations; at least six must be mini-CEX)
|Guidance for Doctors and Trainers||Case-Based Discussion||2 or more per placement*|
|Guidance for Doctors and Trainers||Developing the Clinical Teacher||1 or more per year|
* based on a clinical placement of four month duration
For more information see the SLE FAQs.
|Other Form Guidance||Other Form||Rrecommended Minimum|
|LEADER Guidance for Doctors and Trainers||LEADER (Clinical Leadership (Work-based Review)|| No recommended minimum |
(optional formative discussion)
|LEARN Guidance for Doctors and Trainers||Learning Encounter and Reflection Note (LEARN)|| No recommended minimum |
(optional to supplement traditional SLEs)