Practice Ready Assessment BC (PRA-BC) Clinical Field Assessors

UBC CPD supports physicians in their role as clinical field assessors of those enrolled in the provincial PRA-BC program (an alternative route to licensure in BC for qualified internationally-educated physicians). We prepare assessors for the 12-week Clinical Field Assessment (CFA) of PRA-BC candidates.
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Last Updated: March 2, 2020

Clinical Field Assessor Development Program

1. Clinical Field Assessor Training (provided by UBC CPD)

Agenda & Slides

The Spring 2020 Agenda will be available to download here in due course. 

This document provides you with event timing, high-level overview of topics to be addressed, as well as names of participating faculty.

The slides from the Spring 2020 Training will be available here:
Note to Spring 2020 Assessors: The password will be emailed to you. You may also contact to get the password. 

Workshop (2 days | Vancouver BC)

Hands-on training using approved clinical field assessment and evaluation tools.  We provide information, resources, and support necessary to make the CFA period less stressful and more rewarding.


  • April 3 - 4, 2020 (Fri-Sat)


  • Expectations of PRA-BC candidates and assessors
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Use of standardized practice-assessment tools (Field Note, Mini-CEX, etc.)
  • Delivering feedback
  • Challenging conversations
  • Modeling patient-centred care
  • And much more…

Forms & Samples

Please note that these forms are provided for the purpose of reference only. For official copies of tools and resources to be used during the Clinical Field Assessment (CFA) period, please contact the PRA-BC office directly.  

Clinical Field Assessment Tools

Clinical Field Assessment Site Orientation Checklist 
Field Note
Chart Review Reporting Form
Chart-Stimulated Recall Report
Mini Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX)
Multisource Feedback Form - MD-Colleague Version
Multisource Feedback Form - Co-worker Version
Multisource Feedback Form - Patient Version
Interim Clinical Field Assessment Report (CFAR)
Procedure Skills CFA Forms Info Letter
Interim Procedure Skills Assessment Form
Summary of Procedural Skills Assessed
Final Clinical Field Assessment Report (CFAR)
OPTIONAL: Assessment of Spoken and Written Language Skills
CFA Reporting Schedule: Spring 2020 
Note: The PRA-BC Clinical Field Assessment is NOT conducted by, nor affiliated with, the faculty development program as provided, under contract, by UBC CPD; this component of the program is entirely under the purview of the PRA-BC Steering Committee.

Clinical Field Assessment Tips and Samples Tips: Field Note
Tips: Mini-CEX
Tips: Chart Review
Tips: Chart-Stimulated Recall
Tips: Multisource Feedback (MSF)
Tips: Clinical Field Assessment Report (CFAR)

We would like to acknowledge the Saskatchewan International Physician Practice Assessment (SIPPA) program for their contributions to the development of materials and resources to support PRA-BC candidates and assessors.


Resources: AFMC Faculty Development for Teachers of IMGs

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) developed an online program providing educational materials to help prepare teachers to work effectively and collaboratively with IMGs and enhance the learning and practice experience of IMGs. To view A Faculty Development Program for Teachers of IMGs, click here.  Six modules cover topics important for teachers of IMGs, including:

  1. Educating for Cultural Awareness
  2. Orienting Teachers and IMGs
  3. Working with IMGs: Assessing Learner Needs & Designing Individually Tailored Programs
  4. Working with IMGs:  Delivering Effective Feedback
  5. Working with IMGs: Promoting Patient-Centred Care and Effective Communication with Patients
  6. Working with IMGs: Untangling the Web of Clinical Skills Assessment
    To navigate between modules, click "choose a module" on the left sidebar. 

2. PRA-BC Clinical Director

To connect with the PRA-BC Clinical Director and for general information about PRA-BC, contact

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