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What does it take to become an effective clinical supervisor? This course introduces you to the skills and tools you need to approach your supervisory responsibilities with more confidence. You’ll explore the core principles of learning and teaching in a clinical setting, and understand how to create optimal learning environments. You’ll find out how to compose constructive feedback and communicate it to students effectively. You’ll learn how to apply key strategies to your own practice, so your students experience a productive and successful clinical placement.
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What topics will you cover?
- Foundations for clinical supervision
- Clinical learning environment
- Principles of experiential learning
- Learning and teaching styles
- Creating optimal learning environments
- Preparing for student placements
- Building relationships
- Clarifying expectations
- Negotiating learning plans
- Strategies to support learning
- Questioning for critical thinking
- Purposeful observation
- Facilitating skills development
- Enabling reflection on learning
- Providing constructive feedback
Who should participate?
This course is designed for health professionals in any clinical discipline, and supervisors who are responsible for guiding and mentoring students on clinical placement. You are likely to be a skilled health practitioner working in a clinical setting where students will eventually practise.