Developing the Clinical Trainer

Developing the Clinical Trainer

14 December 2020

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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  • This one-day course will provide foundation doctors and medical students with an overview of teaching, learning and feedback in the clinical environment. Participants will be given the opportunity to conduct a short teaching session on a subject relating to their clinical practice and will be provided with written feedback for their portfolio.

    The programme is mapped to the foundation curriculum, by completing this course you will have evidence that you have taught and been evaluated informally, and will have information to develop your reflective practice.

    By the end of this course will be able to:

    • Understand the clinical learning environment, and the types of teaching and learning opportunities that are available to them
    • Explore current thinking around learning and teaching principles
    • Understand different teaching strategies focused on small-group teaching
    • Confidently undertake small-group teaching activities
    • Understand the different methods by which feedback can be given in a clinical environment
    • Apply basic feedback principles

    Who should attend?

    • Medical students
    • Foundation doctors
    • This may also be of interest to core trainees and early stage GP trainees

    Suitable for:

    • Medical Student
    • Medical Foundation Trainees
    • Core Medical Trainees/ Internal Medicine Trainees
    • Medical Specialty Trainees
    • Surgical Foundation Trainees
    • Surgical Core Trainees
    • Surgical Specialty Trainees
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    Introductions and Aims of the Day

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    Learning outcomes & negotiated learning outcomes

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    Introduction to Principles of Learning and Teaching

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    Morning Break

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    Small Group Teaching

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    The Hidden Curriculum

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    Introduction to Feedback

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    Small Group Teaching/Feedback Sessions – Part 1

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    Afternoon Break

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    Small Group Teaching/Feedback Sessions – Part 2

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    Round-up of Day and Close
  • Category Product Amount
    Member Registrations £150
    Non-Member Registrations £195
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

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Closing date: 13 December 2020

Other dates

04 September 2020


Joanna Robertson
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