Performance Support for Doctors In Training

Performance Support for Doctors In Training

26 January - 29 January 2021



  • This 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.

    Format of the course:

    To provide necessary flexibility to potential participants, the College has restructured the course content to enable remote delivery and participation. It will, however, retain interactive small-group elements that enhance the quality of the learning experience. The new format is comprised of:

    Introductory online live session (1 hour) – This will introduce the content, aims and requirements of the course and provide clear instructions on accessing and working through its online learning resources. The introductory session for this course will take place on Tuesday 26 January from 1900-2000.

    Online individual learning (2 hours) – Key elements of the course content will be delivered through online learning (Moodle). This will include video content from tutors and will cover topics including Recognition and reasons for underperformance, Assessment and management of the trainees with performance problems, Differential Attainment and Providing difficult feedback.

    Live online session (2 hours) – In the final, online session there will be extended reflective discussion of central aspects of the online material as well as interactive case sessions. This online session will take place on Friday 29 January from 1300-1500.

    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:

    • Public
    • Medical Consultants
    • Surgical Consultants
    • Dental Specialists / Consultants
    • Travel Healthcare Professionals
    • Advanced Podiatrists and Consultants
  • 29 January

    Registration, tea and coffee

    29 January

    Welcome and Introduction

    29 January

    Features and possible causes of trainee facing difficulty

    29 January

    Management of a trainee in difficulty

    29 January

    Refreshment break

    29 January

    Case studies

    29 January

    Giving difficult feedback - a practical guide

    29 January

  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £80
    Non-Member Registrations £125

    You could save £45 on this event by becoming a member! Read more about becoming a member here.

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Closing date: 30 January 2021


Hanne Wylie
+44 (0) 141 465 7274

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