It is vital for you to create and maintain your e-portfolio whilst working for the NHS. By doing so, you will be able to keep an electronic record and evidence of your learning achievements and abilities. This will support your life-long learning as you can reflect on your educational needs and clinical competencies.
An e-portfolio will aid you in:
The advantage of having an electronic portfolio is that it will be presented as:
Remember that your e-portfolio should always contain a contents page, summary CV and full CV. Throughout your portfolio it is important to highlight your commitment to your specialty and evidence your plan to meet your career goals.
Degree certificates, certificate of mastery or completion, lists showing hours or time completed in various areas of study, licenses, lists of competencies, personal studies, educational supervisor reports, self-appraisal, medical reading and courses.
Logs, awards, reviews, evaluations, leadership qualities, teaching experience, feedback from patients, invitations to share your expertise, audits and quality improvement projects, IT skills, prizes, random case analyses, problem case analyses and external clinical sessions.
Evidence of public speaking, posters and review of performance.
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Health Careers. (2019). E-portfolios for doctors. [online] Available at: https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/career-planning/developing-your-health-career/developing-your-portfolio/e-portfolios-doctors [Accessed 9 Aug. 2019].