Assessment is the process of making a judgement about a student’s performance against established criteria such as learning objectives or professional standards. This manual provides information about scoring the AMSAT.

The assessment of student performance during midwifery placements involves the learner, the assessor and the university.
This manual provides information about general issues relating to the assessment process in the practice setting, it includes, why assessment is carried out, types of assessment and information about useful language when discussing assessment.