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Trainer Workshop

Aims and objectives

This entry-level workshop is aimed at those consultants, public health consultants and SAS-grade doctors who are about to undertake an educational role and covers the fundamentals of both Clinical and Educational Supervision.

Please note that you do not have to complete Trainer Workshop if you have recently completed the Pre-CCT Trainer Workshop. 

It is also a prerequisite for all GP ESs wishing to move into a training role within their practice, prior to undertaking the General Practice Trainer Entry Course (GP TEC).

This course is suitable for initial recognition as a trainer only.  It is not suitable for those seeking to be re-recognised and will not be accepted as evidence for re-recognition purposes.

The course will be delivered in two parts - the 1st part is an eLearning module which is to be completed prior to the start of the course with the 2nd part being an online workshop. 

Learning outcomes

The Trainer Workshop consists of an online module and a workshop (note some workshops are now being delivered locally, by regional faculty groups). 

Online module

The online module, which must be completed before attending the workshop covers the following areas:

Background:

  • Recognition of Trainer requirements  
  • The Educational Governance Structure
  • The NES Quality Management Framework 

Educational Activities:

  • Departmental/practice induction
  • Educational meetings
  • On-the-job teaching
  • Assessment & feedback

There are tasks to complete from the module. These will be used for discussion at the workshop to follow. 

The workshop

The workshop will focus on the following areas:

  • The learning environment
  • Giving effective feedback
  • The Educational Supervisor’s report 

Target audience

This entry-level workshop is aimed at those consultants, public health consultants and SAS-grade doctors who are about to undertake an educational role and covers the fundamentals of both Clinical and Educational Supervision.  

It is also a prerequisite for all GP ESs wishing to move into a training role within their practice, prior to undertaking the GP Trainer Entry Course (GP TEC). 

Cost

There is no charge for this course.

 

Course dates for 2024 - now on Turas Learn

  Date

 Time

 Venue

 Details

 Thursday, 22nd August 2024

 0900-1300  Adobe Connect (online)  Full - waiting list

 Thursday, 5th September 2024

 0900-1300  Adobe Connect (online)  Full - waiting list

 Thursday, 26th September 2024

 0900-1300  Adobe Connect (online)  Full - waiting list

 Friday, 18th October 2024

 0900-1300  Adobe Connect (online)  Full - waiting list

 Tuesday, 22nd October 2024

 0900-1230  NHS Forth Valley staff only (face to face course in Larbert)  Spaces

 Tuesday, 29th October 2024

 1300-1600  NHS Grampian Staff only (Face to Face course in Aberdeen)  Spaces

 Tuesday, 5th November 2024

 1200-1630  NHS Forth Valley staff only (face to face course in Larbert)  Spaces

 Tuesday, 19th November 2024

 0900-1300  Adobe Connect (online)  Spaces

 Last updated: 9th July 2024

Register and book 

Booking a place on these courses can be done via TURAS Learn.  You may need to create an account.

When in TURAS Learn, search for “Trainer Workshop".  Alternatively click here The booking can be completed via the Course dates tab.

Once you select to book, you have 30 minutes to complete the booking otherwise the space will be available to others.  

Technical guidance

This course is run via Adobe Connect.   By booking onto this course, you are committing to download the Adobe Connect app (instructions will be given upon booking) and using Adobe Connect as instructed.  You will be expected to have your webcam visible during the course.  It is the delegate's responsibility to ensure they can access the workshop appropriately and have sufficient connection speed to participate. All delegates require a laptop or desktop computer, with functioning webcam & microphone to participate in the course.  Please DO NOT use mobiles phones, iPads/tablets as this may significantly restrict your ability to fully participate. In doing so, you risk being removed from the workshop by facilitators. NES reserves the right to remove anyone from a course if they are unable to fully participate.  A delegate should be present for the duration of the course and a failure to participate for the duration may see a delegate removed from the course and not receive a certificate.

Delegates should take part in a short audio-visual test with a course facilitator, in advance of the workshop.  Test dates and times will be made available by email.

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Enquiries

Please contact us at: nes.tdc.admin@nes.scot.nhs.uk 

 

Enquiries for locally delivered Trainer Workshops

A number of regional faculty groups are now running FDA Trainer Workshops locally.  Contact details are as follows:

 Region

Contact

Dumfries and Galloway

TBC

Forth Valley

fv.postgraduatemedicaleducation@nhs.scot

Grampian

gram.medicaleducationteam@nhs.scot

Highland

nhshighland.medicaleducation@nhs.scot

 

 



This page was last updated on: 09.07.2024 at 14.30


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