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Clinical Supervision with Confidence

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Supervise undergraduate and postgraduate learners effectively with this online course for clinical and educational supervisors.Develop your confidence in supervising medical students and trainees.This online course will help you become a more effective clinical supervisor or educator. It is mapped to competences within the Academy of Medical Educators' framework for professional development, as used by the General Medical Council and Health Education England.

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Discuss the purpose and models of clinical supervision.
  • Explain the principles of giving constructive feedback to trainees/ learners.
  • Compare and contrast various models for giving feedback in clinical/ learning settings.
  • Develop strategies for early identification of trainees/ learners in difficulty.
  • Discuss pragmatic approaches to supporting & managing trainees/ learners in difficulty.

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Contributed by: COVID-19 - A directory of resources
Authored by: FutureLearn
Licence: More information on licences
Last updated: 14 January 2021
First contributed: 28 May 2020
Audience access level: Full user


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