b'Electronic Portfolio (e-Portfolio) Reflective PracticeAn e-Portfolio for Training (e-Portfolio) will be in placeDoctors need to think critically and to engage themselves from July 2020. From this date, use of the e-Portfolio willin reflection upon their professional activities to improve be mandatory for trainees on the SAT programme. Thetheir performance. This is a deliberate practice which purposes served by the e-Portfolio will be to: calls for the doctor to reflect on their own practice, Record the trainees profile and rotations;identify areas for improvement (especially if difficulties or Provide for the electronic capture of volume of practiceunexpected problems were encountered) and develop a and generation of volume of practice reports; plan to improve their overall performance. The reflection can relate to both positive and negative experiences and Record trainee and tutor interactions, includingthe recorded learning outcomes and action plans should workplace based assessments; serve to provide a valuable learning experience for the Record professional activities including training diary;trainee. Opportunities for reflective practice could be at Record clinical reflection; the end of a module, at the end of a rotation, at the end Provide access to learning resources; of a training period (theatre on-call, senior on-call), after a challenging clinical experience or after an academic Provide access to Membership and Fellowshipsession. These reflections should be recorded in the examination regulations and resources. trainees e-Portfolio.Certain sections of the e-Portfolio will be accessible byA simple model for reflection has been described by the trainee only, whilst other sections will be accessibleBorton*, and may be useful as a guide to learningby the tutor, trainee and the College.through reflection.1) What: Describe the event, the facts 2) So What: What did this experience mean to me?What is the interpretation, lessons and feelings?3) Now what: What are the next steps? How can I use this experience to plan for the future? *Reference: Borton, T. (1970) Reach, Touch and Teach.London: Hutchinson.The trainees reflective practice may be discussed at either an In-Training Assessment (ITA) or progression interview. Ideally the trainee should complete at least one reflection per year of training. Evidence of critical reflection will be required prior to CSCST being signed off by the Progression Committee.Curriculum for the National Specialist Anaesthesiology Training Programme 7'