Clinical Supervision Clinical Supervision

Clinical supervision : Teaching and facilitating learning 

Are you a new clinical or educational supervisor? Or are you an existing supervisor looking to refresh your skills? 

This comprehensive CPD course will give you the knowledge and skills you’ll need to be a competent and successful clinical educator.

You’ll  learn the importance of the educational environment, and how to assess the learning needs of students and trainees. 

You will learn how to identify learning opportunities , and plan and deliver various types of evidence-informed teaching activities to suit your learners.

You will be provided with suggestions for workplace-based learning and reflection, and some optional reading material to enable you to reflect critically on your own practice. You will be better equipped to evaluate your own teaching/ training activities as part of continuing professional development as a clinical educator.

What will I learn?

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • create an environment conducive to learning

  • assess individual learning needs and guide personal  development of learners

  • encourage self-directed learning

  • identify learning opportunities in clinical settings

  • identify and use evidence-informed teaching methods 

Is this course for me?

Suitable for all healthcare professionals with a supervisory role for undergraduate and postgraduate learners in a variety of settings and placements .

This course is also suitable for health professionals including postgraduate medical trainees wishing to build their expertise as clinical educators.

Former learners from a recent massive open online course (MOOC) on the same theme also delivered by Dr Rodrigues, commented:

      " ...this way of learning suits me and I like being able to study in bite sized amounts"

     " A great course to both develop educational supervision skills I already possess and introduce new ideas and ways of giving feedback and approaching trainees in difficulty. I will certainly be using some these techniques"

    "A good guide to clinical supervision... I am able to take a lot of the course content into my role as a Nurse educator"

Any questions?

Send us an enquiry and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Course info Course info

Course Director: Dr Veena Rodrigues

Start date: 1 September 2016  

Duration: up to a maximum of 6 weeks 

Cost: £150

Course type: non-accredited CPD learning

New  feature: periodic interactive sessions with the course leader: 'Ask Veena'

Hours: 9 hours in total directed learning (includes suggestions for self-directed learning & workplace- based reflection)

Download the course factsheet  

Download the module outline  

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