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Learning together - Scotland

  • CET event


6pm – 9.30pm, 13 January 2020 Add to calendar


Novotel Glasgow, 181 Pitt Street
G2 4DT

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Learning Together is a session aimed at both supervisors and trainees on the Scheme for Registration. The session has been really well received because it encourages a new way of thinking when reviewing clinical records. Effective supervision is a two-way process and this session will help supervisors and trainees to make the most of their formative time together. Supervisors will improve their supervision skills and trainees will understand their role in the supervision partnership by discussing their roles in specific instances in a relaxed way.  

3 interactive CET points have been applied for.

Ideally, supervisors and trainees will work in the same location however it is not essential. 

Expected timings for the evening

6pm Registration - buffet and networking

This is an opportunity to have something to eat whilst networking with fellow attendees and exhibitors. We encourage you to arrive by 6pm to allow yourself plenty of time to park, register and have a bite to eat.                           

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6.40pm Learning Together part one

Supervisors and trainees will leave the session with tools they can use to make day to day supervision simpler and safer and to drive improvement in day to day trainee performance and assessment preparation. There will be facilitated group work to practice the use of the new tools.

Objectives of the session:

  • For supervisors:
    • Better able to supervise each patient
    • More aware of how your trainee is assessed
    • Better able to prepare your trainee for assessment through day to day supervision
  •  For trainees
    • Aware that good supervision is a two way process
    • Better able to write and present records for effective supervision
    • Better able to select and present records for assessment
  • For both
    • Have a way to make day to day supervision focus and guide assessment preparation

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7.40pm Refreshments and networking

This is an opportunity to have some tea/coffee and speak further with fellow attendees and exhibitors. 

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8.00pm Learning Together part two

Same content as covered in part one.

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Although the event is free of charge to College members, it is vital that you register in advance.

Contact Ruth Bennett on +44(0)20 7766 4382 or email if you have any queries.
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