Module 4 - Doctors in Difficulty & Career Planning

Category: Educational/Clinical Supervisors - Established Trainers Courses

Date: June 24th 2015 9:30am until 12:30pm

Location: Plymouth Postgraduate Medical Centre, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH

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Peninsula Supervisor Training Programme - Day 2

Morning session

Doctors in Difficulty & Career Planning (Aims & Objectives):

  • To be able to identify the signs of a trainee with difficulties. Developing a deeper understanding, through practical activity, of the techniques and structure required to deliver impartial, confidential and informed career guidance in the trainer/trainee interaction. Real life case studies will be used and the use of video cameras may take place at certain times during the afternoon session

  • To understand the types of problems experienced and discuss solutions. Tools and resources – introducing the in-house Deanery and national tools and resources currently available to support the work of trainers providing career support. Delegates will be given the opportunity to gain ‘hands-on’ experience of using these tools

  • To understand the roles and responsibilities of the posts (individuals) involved in postgraduate education. Signposting and referral systems – delegates will be introduced to Careers and other support services e.g. mentoring, coaching and counselling provided free by the Deanery to guide and support trainees in their career development


To register and book a place, contact the Programme Administrator, Tina Oxland