ARCP & How to Support Trainees Workshop - FULL

Category: Educational/Clinical Supervisors - Supporting Trainees

Date: October 16th 2012 11:30am until 2:30pm

Location: Postgraduate Centre, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol BS16 1LE

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ARCP Workshop - 08.30-11.30


To ensure that Educational Supervisors and ARCP panel members understand the principles, processes and activities required for effective annual reviews of post graduate specialty trainees


  • Describe the content and importance of the Educational Supervisors report in annual assessment activities
  • Describe the roles and activities required of an ARCP review panel
  • Describe the process to be followed, the documents to be used and the decisions to be made in the annual assessment
  • Support trainees through the assessment process
  • Decide which outcome is appropriate based on required competencies
  • Advise on the construction of the development plan for the remainder of a specialty trainee’s training 7.Conduct panel activities in a fair and equal manner, being pro-active about diversity issues where appropriate

This workshop is immediately followed by the "How to Support Trainees" Workshop, which will run 11.30-14.30.

How to Support Trainees Workshop - 11.30-14.30


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


If you wish to attend one or both workshops please confirm which workshop you wish to attend when booking a place.