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05 Sep 2019
  • Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • Western Health
  • University of Melbourne
9am-4.30pm

VCCC Excellent teaching in no time: advanced clinical supervision

Join the Excellence in Clinical Teaching team for a day of learning practical, evidence-supported supervision skills. Designed to promote immediate improvements in clinical supervision quality and capacity.

Learn the underpinning principles and practical strategies needed to effectively supervise health professionals and students. The course will identify how to design learning experiences in the workplace, and the factors that promote a positive supervisory relationship.

Participants will learn to:

  • Highlight factors that support a safe and effective clinical learning environment
  • Describe how educational theory can support approaches to clinical education
  • Outline the purpose and process of a learning needs assessment at the start and at the end of each placement
  • Enact a learning needs conversation with a focus on goal-setting
  • Describe the purpose of, and different approaches to, workplace-based assessment
  • Identify the role of bias in observation and assessment of learnerperformance
  • Develop strategies to identify and work with, underperforming learners
  • Apply principles of advocacy inquiry in conversations with under-performing learners
  • Actively reflect on own supervisory approaches and performance, using a validated scale
  • Describe ways to evaluate the quality of clinical education in their workplace

Who should attend

Health professionals from any discipline with more than 2 years’ experience in supervising students or colleagues.

Facilitators

Presented by Mr Brett Vaughan, from the Excellence in Clinical Teaching (EXCITE) program, Department of Medical Education, Melbourne Medical School, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne.

Program

Time
Item

8.30am

 Registration

9am 

Learning environment 

1030am 

Break 

11am 

Clinical education theory 

12.30pm 

 Lunch

1pm 

Engaging the clinical learner 

2.30pm 

Afternoon tea 

2.45pm 

Assessing the clinical learner 

4.30pm 

Finish