How to Support Trainees

Category: Educational/Clinical Supervisors - Supporting Trainees

Date: January 16th 2020 9:00am until 12:00pm

Location: Musgrove Park Academy, Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust TA1 5DA

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Course aim

To improve confidence and skills in:

• constructively supporting trainees and helping them to help themselves

• addressing concerns and performance issues


Course objectives:

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 and support resilience

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the Educational Supervisor and summarise what is expected in supporting trainees and tackling concerns

  • Discuss & clarify any concerns with trainees & give effective feedback

  • Understand the critical importance of high quality documentation of this process and describe how to document feedback discussions fairly

  • Devise a clear action plan with focused objectives

  • Gauge your levels of confidence and skill in supporting trainees


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