Capability in Practice: The doctor is able to engage with research and promote innovation.
This CiP is grouped under Professional Identity 2: Researcher, Scholar and Educator
Demonstrates research skills
- Understands principles of healthcare research and different methodologies.
- Understands the principles of ethics and governance within research, follows guidelines on ethical conduct and consent for research.
- Understands the use of informatics, statistical analysis and emerging research areas.
- Performs literature searches, interrogates evidence and communicates this to colleagues and patients.
- Has the ability to translate research into practice.
Demonstrates critical thinking
- Critically evaluates arguments and evidence.
- Can communicate and interpret research evidence in a meaningful, unbiased way to support informed decision making.
- Open to innovative ideas and considering views of women.
- Shows initiative by identifying problems and creating solutions.
- Supports change by ability to reach a consensus.
- Understands the value of failure in innovation.
Evidence to inform decision
- Local and Deanery Teaching
- RCOG eLearning
- Critical appraisal / journal club presentation
- GCP certificate
- Involvement in recruitment for multicentre trials
- APM in Clinical Research
- Peer reviewed publications
- Oral and poster presentations
Mapping to GPCs
Domain 1: Professional values and behaviours
Domain 2: Professional skills
- Practical skills
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- Dealing with complexity and uncertainty
Domain 3: Professional knowledge
- Professional requirements
- National legislative structure
- The health service and healthcare system in the four countries
Domain 5: Capabilities in leadership and team working
- Promoting a culture of learning and academic and professional critical enquiry
Domain 6: Capabilities in patient safety and quality improvement
Domain 8: Capabilities in education and training
Domain 9: Capabilities in research and scholarship