Taught course

Clinical Supervision with Confidence (online)

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Entry requirements

This course is suitable for all post-registration doctors and healthcare professionals, especially those holding supervisory responsibility for students and trainees in hospital or community settings.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

This online course will help you become a more effective clinical supervisor or educator. It is mapped to competences within the Academy of Medical Educators’ framework for professional development, as used by the General Medical Council and Health Education England.

You’ll improve your confidence in supervising undergraduate or postgraduate learners.

You’ll also develop your knowledge and skills in two challenging areas: how to provide regular, timely and effective feedback; and how to identify concerns around performance early, and raise them with sensitivity, tact and firm action.

Qualification and course duration


0.5 months
distance learning
0.5 months

Further details of qualification

To be eligible to buy a Certificate of Achievement, you must mark over 90% of course steps as complete and attempt all test questions, achieving a score of over 70%.

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