Clinical Supervision with Confidence
- 2 weeks
- Weekly study
- 4 hours
- Start date
- Date to be announced
This online course will help you become a more effective clinical supervisor or educator. It is mapped to competences within the Academy of Medical Educators’ framework for professional development, as used by the General Medical Council and Health Education England.
You’ll improve your confidence in supervising undergraduate or postgraduate learners.
You’ll also develop your knowledge and skills in two challenging areas: how to provide regular, timely and effective feedback; and how to identify concerns around performance early, and raise them with sensitivity, tact and firm action.
- What is clinical supervison?
- Framework of professional standards for postgraduate medical supervisors
- Giving constructive feedback
- Giving and receiving feedback
- Early identification and effective management
- Top tips for clinical supervisors
By the end of the course, you'll be able to...
- Discuss the purpose and models of clinical supervision.
- Explain the principles of giving constructive feedback to trainees/ learners.
- Compare and contrast various models for giving feedback in clinical/ learning settings.
- Develop strategies for early identification of trainees/ learners in difficulty.
- Discuss pragmatic approaches to supporting & managing trainees/ learners in difficulty.
This course is suitable for all post-registration doctors and healthcare professionals, especially those holding supervisory responsibility for pre-registration health professional students and postgraduate medical trainees in hospital or community settings.
It is one of a series of Clinical Supervision courses developed by a multidisciplinary group of clinical educators from Norwich Medical School. Healthcare professionals might find the the Certificate of Achievement for this course useful for providing evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), or commitment to their career.
After this course, you can go on to take:
- Clinical Supervision: Teaching and Facilitating Learning
- Clinical Supervision: Managing Assessment and Feedback
- Clinical Supervision: Planning Your Professional Development