Supervisor training 

'Outstanding Care through High Quality Training’


Content of this one day training programme has been approved by Health Education East of England (HEEoE) in line with its Framework for the Training, Selection and Appraisal of Named Clinical and Educational Supervisors

Date                                    Was held on Friday 21 April 2017
Time9:30am - 4:45pm
VenueBlock 14, Ida Darwin Site, Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21 5EE
CPDSix CPD hours, subject to peer group approval
Registration Fee£100
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Course Aims (Intended Learning Outcomes)

  • By the end of the training session the delegates will know/ be able to:
  • Able to describe the structure of PG psychiatric training
  • Able to describe the organisation, governance and commissioning roles of GMC , the RCPsych, HEE, LETB, LWPG and LEPs
  • Able to describe and differentiate Educational/Clinical supervisory roles of the trainer
  • Aware of new requirements/roles under the new Junior Doctors contract
  • Aware of relevant key GMC, RCPsych, HEEoE documents
  • Able to describe the structure of the RCPsych curriculum
  • Able to describe key concepts/principles of workplace  based learning
  • Understand the importance of Induction, clear objective setting, shared expectations and regular supervision for better:
  • Patient safety
  • Patient experience
  • Clinical/educational outcomes
  • Understand recent developments in Foundation Year and GP curricula
  • Be able to describe the mental health components of FY and GP curricula
  • Able to describe and differentiate summative and formative assessments
  • Able to describe RCPsych recommended WPBAs and their roles
  • Able to describe ARCP process, elements and required documentation and be familiar with RCPsych Portfolio online ( will see it in action)
  • Able to describe some principles of adult learning/teaching methods
  • Able to describe and practice some principles of effective feedback methods
  • Able to describe well known ‘Dos and Don’ts’ of giving feedback
  • Able to recognise signs and symptoms of a trainee in difficulty
  • Understand potential causes of difficulty for trainees
  • Able to form an appropriate management plan for the trainee making use of available resources as necessary

Be aware of PSU (Professional  Support Unit) of EoE and other RCPsych/LETB/LEP resources

Who should attend?

This one day course is intended for doctors who would be involved in supervising psychiatrists in training and will be most relevant to current and aspiring Clinical and Educational Supervisors including Consultants, Specialty Doctors and Specialist Registrars approaching CCT.


The course is awarded six CPD hours subject to your peer group approval.

Delegates will be required to register at the start and complete self-assessment at the finish of the course in order to be eligible for a certificate of attendance.

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