Royal College Advanced Certificate in Clinical Education - Leeds

External Event - 8th to 9th Nov 2018

RCPSG Logo8 November 2018 8:15 - 9 November 2018 17:00

Weetwood Hall Hotel Training and Conference Centre, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5PS 

The Royal College Certificate in Clinical Education covers all essential trainer prerequisites and provides learning opportunities specifically tailored to suit the needs of all clinical trainers from first time teachers to experienced course managers.

The 2-day course covers all aspects of the GMC 2016 guideline competency framework and may be recognised as leading to the award of up to 10 credits towards further study on the University of Dundee, Certificate/Diploma/Master of Medical Education (MMEd) programme.

The programme covers:

  • Teachers and Teaching: Principles and practice
  • Learners and Learning: Principles and practice
  • Applying education theory in practice (including learning outcomes)
  • Delivery approaches
  • Current trends in feedback in medical education
  • Introduction to educational supervision
  • Introduction to assessment
  • Learning and teaching professionalism

The outcome of the course is to enable participants:

  • To gain knowledge of learning and teaching techniques and apply to own role
  • To master the techniques for skills teaching
  • To meet the required standards for effective course management
  • To effectively represent your organisation in all required training roles

Pre- and post-Course Work

It is a mandatory requirement of the programme to undertake pre-course reading and learning.

Two weeks prior to attending the course, you will be asked to participate in a discussion topic via My College Online, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow’s eLearning platform. Recommended reading can also be accessed from this site.

Within six weeks following the course, you will be required to produce and submit a 1,000 word reflective essay which allows participants to comment, observe and reflect on how their learning has affected their practice.

Aims & Objectives

The aim of the course will be to provide participants with information and advice in relation to Clinical Education and Supervision/training roles. Materials will be delivered through lecture and workshop formats, as well as interactive discussions, and delegate participation and contribution will be encouraged at all times. Prepare participants for clinical education and training roles. The course will deliver both theoretical concepts underpinning clinical education, and practical applications.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify different learning environments, and explain their advantages and disadvantages
  • Describe a range of teaching strategies and learning styles
  • State the relevance of learning approaches, preferences and skills to learner progress
  • List delivery methods which would be appropriate to teaching and learning practice
  • Describe ways to structure and present information and ideas clearly and effectively to learners

Development Outcome


Please note: This course is not suitable for Foundation Year postgraduates.

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