Lesson Plan for Portfolio Update and Implementation

Time: 4 hours

Teaching Format: Lecture, Discussion

Brief Description: This four-hour session has been developed to aid the program director and faculty of a paramedic program in understanding the Portfolio requirement developed by the National Registry and aid with implementing this portion of their program.

CE Credits: 2 Instructional Technique, 1 Measurement and Evaluation and 1 Educational Administration

Objectives: After this session, the participant will be able to:

  1. Explain what and why Portfolio is and how it impacts their program
  2. Name and describe the four parts of the Portfolio program and how they relate to each other.
  3. Implement the four parts of Portfolio into their programs.
  4. Identify pinch points and how to minimize their impact.
  5. Proctor a scenario and modify to create new, valid scenarios.
  6. Implement an effective method to keep track of all of the Portfolio components.



I.          Introduction

  1. Instructor
  2. Participants
  3. Objectives

II.        Portfolio

  1. What and why it is
  2. The Four Parts
  3. How the parts relate to each other

10 Minute Break

III.       Implementing Portfolio into the program

  1. Didactic/Labs
  2. Scenarios
  3. Clinical
  4. Field Experience
  5. Pinch Points

10 Minute Break

IV.       Scenarios

  1. Proctoring
  2. Grading
  3. Modifying

10 Minute Break

V.        Keeping track of it all

X.        Summary