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Introduction to Supervising Learning and Assessment for Primary Care Professionals (ISLA)

· Provided by UCL Medical School on behalf of HEE

· Free to attend

· Time commitment: Equivalent to approx. 40 hours

· Audience: Uni-professional. Designed for GPs who wish to undertake a clinical supervisory role in primary care.

This blended learning course comprises of three face-to-face teaching days along with three interactive online sessions, between the course days (each requiring approximately 4 hours of work). A fourth online session aimed at consolidation and review of progress takes place after 6 months.

Sample learning Outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

· Demonstrate learner-centred approaches in providing constructive feedback to learners.

· Discuss principles and practice of safe clinical supervision.

· Examine the relationship between curriculum and supervision.

· Demonstrate effective self-reflection and facilitate reflection in others.

· Explain the role of Workplace based assessment (WPBA) in:

§ curriculum delivery,

§ informing supervision decisions.

· Use common WBPA tools to facilitate learning with postgraduate learners.

· Supervise and assess healthcare professionals working in primary care.

· Evaluate a variety of evidence to identify learners in need of support and know how to seek additional help in supporting them.

What to expect from the course:

The course focuses on collaborative learning and working with peers and will combine a small amount of plenary work with plenty of small group work. Facilitated online work will continue the collaborative learning, with discussions, learning activities and key resources.

Full details of the course can be found in the course flyer in the Downloads section on the right.

You will receive a certificate of satisfactory completion at the end of the course, enabling you to APPLY TO BECOME a Clinical Supervisor, OOH Supervisor or FY2 Supervisor role, and/or to enrol in the Educational Supervisor course to become a GP Trainer. In order to be able to receive the certificate, delegates are expected to attend all face to face and online sessions.

There are also further opportunities to undertake a masters level programme should you wish along with a scholarship from HEE to help cover the costs, as noted in the course flyer.

To book your place on this course please contact