Performance Support for Doctors in Training

Performance Support for Doctors in Training

24 September 2020

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons

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  • This half day course aimed at senior clinicians, responsible officers, clinical directors, medical directors and clinical leads, focuses on managing doctors in difficulty and difficult doctors.

    Through national updates, case studies and in depth interactive sessions, this course will support you to identify concerns early, diagnose the issues and ensure effective intervention and support doctors who are experiencing difficulty or demonstrating difficult behaviours.

    Aims & Objectives

    The course will introduce delegates to the management of trainees with difficulties. Specific guidance will be given in relation to the requirements of GMC, recognition and management of issues, and strategies to overcome commonly encountered barriers

    Learning Outcomes

    1. State the requirements of the GMC in identifying and managing trainees with difficulties.
    2. Identify those features which may indicate a trainee with difficulties.
    3. List possible barriers to effective intervention.
    4. Name the formal processes and procedures required when managing trainees with difficulties.

    Suitable for:

    • Medical Consultants
    • Surgical Consultants
    • Dental Specialists / Consultants
    • Travel Healthcare Professionals
    • Advanced Podiatrists and Consultants
  • 24 September

    Registration, tea and coffee

    24 September

    Welcome and Introduction

    24 September

    Features and possible causes of trainee facing difficulty

    24 September

    Management of a trainee in difficulty

    24 September

    Refreshment break

    24 September

    Case studies

    24 September

    Giving difficult feedback - a practical guide

    24 September

  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £80
    Non-Member Registrations £125
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons


Closing date: 24 September 2020

Other dates

29 January 2021


Donna Johnston
+44 (0) 141 465 7270

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