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20 November 2020

Agenda for the Education Committee meeting of 20 November 2020 below.

Unclassified papers for this meeting can be downloaded as one PDF bundle from the ‘Related documents’ box, at the bottom of the page.

Agenda item Paper title Category
1 Welcome and apologies for absence Oral report
2 Declarations of interest Oral report
3 Minutes of the meeting held on 15 September 2020 Paper attached
4 Education Department update Oral report

RCVS COVID-19 Taskforce update
a) EMS
b) Remote and online assessments
c) Virtual Accreditation
d) Synoptic exams

Paper attached
a) Update from the CPD policy working party
Paper attached
7 Graduate Outcomes
a) VetGDP Update: adviser training
b) EMS/Clinical Education
i) Minutes of the meeting held on 17 September 2020
ii) Minutes of the meeting held on 9 October 2020
iii) Potential interventions for implementation by RCVS to support improved EMS
iv) Recommendations for defining future clinical education
c) Day One Competences
Paper attached

Accreditation Review
a) 2020 RCVS standards and guidance

Paper attached
9 Primary Qualifications Sub-Committee (PQSC)
a) Reports of meetings held on 11 September 2020 and 19 October 2020
b) Cambridge Visitation
c) Accreditation charges for visitations  
d) AVMA agreement renegotiation
f) CityU visitation team
Paper attached
10 Statutory Membership Examination
a) Updated guidance
b) Remote invigilation
c) Appeal outcome
Paper attached
11 RCVS Review of Vet School Plans Paper attached
12 Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice
a) Review, results from questionnaire
Oral update
13 Advanced Practitioner 
a) List of new approved APs
b) List of re-approved APs
Paper attached
14 PDP Statistics Paper attached
15 Fellowship Sub-Committee
a) Minutes form the meeting held on 9 September 2020
b) Recommendation for award of Diploma of Fellowship by Thesis
Paper attached
16 Risk Register Paper attached
17 Date of next meeting: 9 February 2021