Teaching and Learning in the Medical Workplace CPD4706

Overview

Covid-19 - Course Impact Statement

Teaching and Learning in the Medical Workplace is delivered in partnership with the Royal College of Physicians and offers an introduction to fundamental principles of medical education and the role of the Clinical Supervisor in the medical workplace. Following successful completion of the module, you will be recognised by Health Education England North West as meeting the GMC requirements for the role of Clinical Supervisor.
This module is delivered by blended learning and combines face to face workshops with online learning. It offers you opportunity to discuss best educational practice with module tutors as well as other participants. Module studies draw on both practice and theory as found in the broader scholarly literature. You will need to participate in all four workshops to meet the professional standards for the Clinical Supervisor role.

Satisfactory completion of this module will provide recognised evidence in the following domains of the GMC’s standards for Clinical Supervisor status:
• Domain 1: Ensuring safe and effective patient care
• Domain 2: Establishing and maintaining an environment for learning
• Domain 3: Teaching and facilitating learning
• Domain 4: Enhancing learning through assessment
• Domain 7: Continuing professional development as an educator

For information on the impact of Covid19 on our teaching, please see our Covid19 Teaching Update page.

Module Code: CPD4706
Level: 7
Credits: 20
Cost: £750 for Sept 2021 to July 2022

Who is this module for?

The module is suitable for consultants, higher speciality trainees (eg ST3 and above) and non-consultant career-grade doctors. The module is specifically designed for those working in hospital-based specialties. Applicants working within the Health Education England North West region may be eligible for funding: https://www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/pg-cert.

What are the key aims of the programme?

• To study the core principles of learning, teaching and assessment in postgraduate medical education, as relevant to the role of the Clinical Supervisor.
• To enhance the ability of the participants to use appropriate skills for clinical teaching, workplace-based assessment and feedback.
• To enable participants to provide evidence of appropriate training to meet the General Medical Council (GMC) requirements for the Clinical Supervisor role.
• To provide a context in which participants can review their own continuing professional development as educators.

How Will I Study?

This module is delivered through a blend of on-line learning and 4 workshop sessions. You are offered a choice of dates for each session and some sessions will be delivered on campus, with others offered as synchronous online sessions. There is some preparatory work to complete online prior to attendance at the first workshop session.
There are 2 intakes per year and the module runs over 1 semester E.g. Semester 1: Sept to Dec and Semester 2: Feb to May.

What will I study?

This module offers an introduction to medical education and clinical supervision in the medical workplace.
The module will raise your awareness of key concepts involved in teaching and facilitating learning, including:
• Adult learning theories
• The educational climate
• Styles of learning
• Styles of teaching
• Clinical skills teaching
• Ad hoc clinical workplace teaching
• Principles of reflective practice
• Workplace-based assessment
• Giving meaningful feedback

How will I be assessed?

The module assessment will build on what you learn during your studies and you will be required to produce two pieces of academic work to demonstrate your achievement of the module learning outcomes:
Assessment 1: Personal Approach to Teaching (Essay)
Assessment 2: Peer Observation of Teaching (Essay and Portfolio)

On successful completion you will:

Successful completion of this module will enable you to critically analyse and explore the role of teaching and learning in the clinical context and make critical judgments about the support of trainees within the medical workplace. You will be able to provide evidence that you have met the GMC requirements for the role of Clinical Supervisor.
You will enhance your skills in teaching, assessment, clinical supervision and reflective practice, with the opportunity to review your own professional development needs as an educator and to plan and undertake relevant and appropriate activities to meet those identified needs.

Study Dates and Venues

September 2021 S1

Venue: TBC

Starts: Wed 8th Sep 2021

Session Times:
Attendance at the workshop sessions is required and you are expected to arrange study leave accordingly. This is normally one full day of study leave for each half day workshop session to accommodate the associated asynchronous online study. Non-attendance at the workshop 1 session means you will not be permitted to progress further with the module.

Preparation for the Module
There are online induction and pre-reading materials for you to work through at your convenience before attendance at the first workshop session. Learning activities at the Workshop 1 session are designed on the basis that you will have completed this online preparatory work prior to attendance. It will take approximately three hours in total to complete the pre-reading materials and it will be possible to complete this in small ‘bitesize’ units.

Workshop sessions are offered on different days and times with some sessions delivered on campus and some as synchronous, live online sessions. The content covered will be the same regardless of whether you attend on campus or online. Sessions planned for on-campus delivery may be moved to online delivery depending on demand.

Workshop 1
Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 1A: Wednesday 8 September 2021, 08:30-11:30 (attendance on campus)
  • 1B: Wednesday 8 September 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 1C: Friday 10 September 2021, 08:30-11:30 (attendance on campus)
  • 1D: Friday 10 September 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 1E: Tuesday 14 September 2021, 08:30-11:30 (online attendance)
  • 1F: Tuesday 14 September 2021, 13:00 – 16:00 (online attendance)

  • Workshop 2
    Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 2A: Monday 20 September 2021, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 2B: Thursday 23 September 2021, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 2C: Tuesday 28 September 2021, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 2D: Wednesday 29 September 2021, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 2E: Friday 1 October2021, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)

  • Workshop 3
    Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 3A: Monday 11 October 2021, 08:30-12:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 3B: Thursday 14 October 2021, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 3C: Tuesday 19 October 2021, 13:45-17:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 3D: Wednesday 20 October 2021, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 3E: Friday 22 October 2021, 13:45-17:00 (attendance on campus)

  • Workshop 4
    Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 4A: Monday 8 November 2021, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 4B: Thursday 11 November 2021, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 4C: Tuesday 16 November 2021, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 4D: Wednesday 17 November 2021, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 4E: Friday 19 November 2021, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)

  • Coursework submission deadline: Monday 20th December 2021, 4:00pm

    Study dates and times are subject to change.

    February 2022 S2

    Venue: TBC

    Starts: Mon 14th Feb 2022

    Session Times:
    Attendance at the workshop sessions is required and you are expected to arrange study leave accordingly. This is normally one full day of study leave for each half day workshop session to accommodate the associated asynchronous online study. Non-attendance at the workshop 1 session means you will not be permitted to progress further with the module.

    Preparation for the Module
    There are online induction and pre-reading materials for you to work through at your convenience before attendance at the first workshop session. Learning activities at the Workshop 1 session are designed on the basis that you will have completed this online preparatory work prior to attendance. It will take approximately three hours in total to complete the pre-reading materials and it will be possible to complete this in small ‘bitesize’ units.

    Workshop sessions are offered on different days and times with some sessions delivered on campus and some as synchronous, live online sessions. The content covered will be the same regardless of whether you attend on campus or online. Sessions planned for on-campus delivery may be moved to online delivery depending on demand.

    Workshop 1
    Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 1A: Wednesday 16 February 2022, 08:30-11:30 (attendance on campus)
  • 1B: Wednesday 16 February 2022, 13:00 – 16:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 1C: Friday 18 February 2022, 08:30-11:30 (attendance on campus)
  • 1D: Friday 18 February 2022, 13:00 – 16:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 1E: Tuesday 22 February 2022, 08:30-11:30 (online attendance)
  • 1F: Tuesday 22 February 2022, 13:00 – 16:00 (online attendance)

  • Workshop 2
    Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 2A: Monday 7 March 2022, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 2B: Thursday 10 March 2022, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 2C: Tuesday 15 March 2022, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 2D: Wednesday 16 March 2022, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 2E: Friday 18 March 2022, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)

  • Workshop 3
    Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 3A: Monday 28 March 2022, 08:30-12:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 3B: Thursday 31 March 2022, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 3C: Tuesday 5 April 2022, 13:45-17:00 (attendance on campus)
  • 3D: Wednesday 6 April 2022, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 3E: Friday 8 April 2022, 13:45-17:00 (attendance on campus)

  • Workshop 4
    Please attend one of the following sessions:
  • 4A: Monday 25 April 2022, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 4B: Thursday 28 April 2022, 08:30-12:00 (online attendance)
  • 4C: Tuesday 3 May 2022, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 4D: Wednesday 4 May 2022, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)
  • 4E: Friday 8 May 2022, 13:45-17:00 (online attendance)

  • Coursework submission deadline: Monday 30th May 2022, 4:00pm

    Study dates and times are subject to change.

    Further Information

    Module availability varies from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Due to the popularity of some modules it may be that the module is fully booked when your application is received. We will include your details on a waiting list and allocate you a place on the next available intake.

    To apply for this module please access the online application form here: module application form.

    We cannot guarantee that any applications received after 23rd August 2021 will be allocated a place in September and may be allocated to the February 2022 cohort instead. If any applications are accepted following the 23rd August, this is done so on the understanding that applicants will make time to complete the required pre-module work.

    If you have any other queries about studying with us, please see the FAQ page.

    For further information on module content, please contact the module leader - Helen McNeill
    email McNeillh@edgehill.ac.uk or T: 01695 650846

    Or you can contact the Medical School email on askmedschool@edgehill.ac.uk.

    Pathways

    This module is available as a standalone module or as a module within the