How to Support Trainees

Category: Educational/Clinical Supervisors - Supporting Trainees

Date: February 4th 2020 9:00am until 12:30pm

Location: Redwood Education Centre, Gloucester Royal Hospital GL1 3NN

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A half day workshop for Educational Supervisors




To improve confidence and skills in:

  • constructively supporting trainees and helping them to help themselves

  • addressing concerns and performance issues



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 Lindsey Buckenham. When emailing please confirm the event title and the date you are interested in attending, along with your GMC/GDC number.