How To Support Trainees (Module 7)

Category: Educational/Clinical Supervisors - Supporting Trainees

Date: July 23rd 2019 1:30pm until 4:30pm

Location: First Floor, Park House, 1200 Bristol Parkway North, Newbrick Road, Bristol (Room 9a, 9b, 9c) BS34 8YU

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A half day workshop for Educational Supervisors - Please note, this is requirement seven of the Educational Supervisor minimum requirements and needs to be attended once.



To improve confidence and skills in constructively supporting trainees and addressing concerns



At the end of this workshop you should be able to:

  • Recognise a trainee who needs specific support
  • Understand & describe the factors that cause problems
  • Summarise what is expected of an Educational Supervisor in supporting trainees and tackling concerns
  • Discuss & clarify any concerns with trainees & give effective feedback about this
  • Describe how to document feedback discussions fairly
  • Devise a clear action plan with focused objectives



1.30 - Introductions, course aims and start activity

1.50 - How to identify support needs and concerns (Brief input, discussion and video part 1)

2.10 - Referring on - when and who to (Input, and case studies)

2.45 - Coffee/tea break

3.00 - Causes of needs and concerns (Input, discussion and cases re-visited)

3.20 - Getting to an action plan (Feedback review, video part 2 and case studies re-enacted)

4.00 - Managing the meeting and processes

4.20 - Review and end at 4.30



To book a place please email Severn Education Team. When emailing please confirm the event title and the date you are interested in attending, along with your GMC/GDC number