Take advantage of online Supervisor support

Date published:
23 Nov 2018

Engaging online courses to support supervisors when overcoming challenges, handling feedback and teaching on the run are being offered throughout 2019. SPDP online courses

The 2019 dates for the five-week long courses are now available, making it easier for Supervisors to plan ahead and complete courses at convenient times. 

Delivered as part of the Supervisor Professional Development Program (SPDP), the courses are compulsory for Fellows who supervise trainees.

Fellows who complete the courses can claim Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits and they will also receive a certificate of completion.

To register for the courses or find out more information, email digital.learning@racp.edu.au or visit the courses section of the eLearning@RACP platform.

Practical Skills for Supervisors course details

This course covers important topic areas including setting the culture for learning, giving feedback and feedback in challenging situations. Its structure is below.

  1. Orientation
  2. Setting the Culture for Learning
  3. Giving Feedback
  4. Feedback in Challenging Situations
  5. Summary and Evaluation
SPDP1: Practical Skills for Supervisors runs twice in 2019, from:
  • 11 February to 17 March.
  • 3 June to 7 July.

Teaching & Learning in Healthcare course details

This course offers a range of teaching strategies to manage and overcome challenges supervisors face in complex healthcare settings. Its structure is below.

  1. Orientation
  2. Challenges facing educators in healthcare settings
  3. Strategies for teaching in a complex environment
  4. Confronting underlying and system issues - the environment
  5. Confronting underlying and system issues - the adverse event
SPDP2: Teaching & Learning in Healthcare runs twice in 2019, from:
  • 29 April to 2 June.
  • 22 July to 18 August.

Work-based Learning and Assessment course details

This course covers a range of topics like goal setting and learning tools, how to provide effective feedback and make evidence-based judgements in healthcare settings. Its structure is below.

  1. Orientation
  2. Goal setting
  3. Learn and gather evidence
  4. Making evidence-based judgements
  5. Reflect and prepare
SPDP3: Work-based Learning and Assessment runs twice in 2019, from:
  • 26 August to 29 September.
  • 14 October to 17 November.

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