Training the Trainer Workshops for the North West School of Public Health 2011 Draft Programme Content

Workshop 1: 15th March

An introductory/intermediate level workshop for new trainers and those existing trainers who need to familiarise themselves with or have a refresher on working with the new curriculum.

Learning Outcomes:

  • To understand what is required to produce a high performing, effective PH consultant at the end of training 
  • To understand how to use the key elements of the public health training curriculum
  • To understand the principles of learning that underpin the training scheme
  • To be able to draw up effective learning agreements
  • To be able to support the Specialty Registrar in developing an excellent e-portfolio
  • To understand the RITA/ARCP process and what is required of the Educational Supervisor
  • To understand what is required of an Educational Supervisor in supporting the Specialty Registrar with the Part A and Part B: OSPHE exams

Pre-course Preparation:

  • Familiarity with a range of Faculty and North West School of Public Health documents about the training scheme and exam requirements.
  • Familiarity with the Mersey Deanery levels of accreditation and GMC Standards for Educational Supervisors

Programme Content:

  • The role of the Educational Supervisor
  • Using delegates’ personal experience, explore what is required from the PH training scheme in order to ensure that Specialty Registrars are fully prepared for a consultant role,.
  • An overview of the Training Scheme – the Training Pathway
  • An introduction to the Training Curriculum and how it is to be used in planning, training & assessing competence including:
    • Selecting appropriate pieces of work for the three phases
    • Learning outcomes
    • Performance criteria & standards
    • Evidence
  • Drawing up an appropriate Learning Agreement
  • Understand  the e-portfolio and how to support Specialty Registrars in self-directed learning (including reflective writing)
  • Understanding the RITA/ARCP process and the Educational Supervisor’s role in supporting the assessment process (including writing Supervisory reports)
  • How to support Specialty Registrars through Part A and Part B: OSPHE exams
  • Personal Development Planning

Workshop 2 - 16th March

An intermediate level workshop for new trainers and existing trainers who need to develop or enhance the core skills of a trainer.

Learning Outcomes

  • To understand different styles of supervision and when to use them
  • To understand the coaching process and be able to apply basic coaching skills
  • To be able to carry out an appraisal interview
  • To be able to assess competence in leadership and other people skills
  • To be able to give feedback effectively using a range of tools and techniques

Pre-course Preparation

  • Familiarity with a range of North West School and Faculty documents about the training scheme and exam requirements.
  • Some directed reading on coaching, appraisal and feedback

What is assumed

  • Knowledge of the School expectations of an Edcuational Supervisor (summarised in Supervisors’ appointment letters, and on the Faculty web site)
  • Experience of training, including some supervision of Speciality Registrars

Programme Content:

  • A developmental model of supervisory styles
  • The basics of coaching to include
    • The coaching process
    • Basic skills such as questioning, listening and response styles
    • The briefing process
    • Coaching on simple problems
    • Debriefing
  • The appraisal interview: the process and skills
  • Assessing competence in leadership and other people skills by
    • Identifying suitable learning opportunities to stretch and challenge the Speciality Registrar
    • Using the training curriculum to understand and apply the learning outcomes, performance criteria and standards and evidence required for these areas
    • Applying the Behavioural Event interviewing technique
  • Giving feedback including the use of multi-source feedback tools
  • Personal Development Planning

Note: This is a skill-based workshop with opportunities for skills practice

Workshop 3 - 24th March

An advanced level workshop for experienced trainers who want to build on their existing skills as a trainer particularly in supporting Specialty Registrars who are having difficulties with achieving the required standards, or in supporting highly performing Specialty Registrars to excel..

Learning Outcomes

  • To have an understanding of the different types and causes of problems and difficulties that Specialty Registrars may experience in training
  • To develop high level coaching skills
  • To understand the need to develop different personal coaching styles using MBTI typology
  • To be able to able to carry out poor performance and bad news interviews
  • To have a strategy for identifying and developing the high performing Specialty Registrar.

Pre-course Preparation

  • Familiarity with a range of North West School and Faculty documents about the training scheme and exam requirements.
  • Familiarisation with the Mersey Deanery policies for “Doctors in difficulty”
  • Some directed reading on coaching, appraisal and feedback
  • Case study preparation

What is assumed

  • Knowledge of the School expectations of an Edcuational Supervisor (summarised in Supervisors’ appointment letters, and on the Faculty web site)
  • Significant experience as a trainer

Programme Content:

  • Early recognition, and understanding the causes, of problems and difficulties that Specialty Registrars may experience
  • A strategy for identifying and developing the high performing Specialty Registrar.
  • Developing high level coaching skills to include:
    • Probing and the use of rich questions
    • Challenging and reframing
    • Empathy
    • Constructive criticism
  • Recognising personal coaching styles and adapting them for different MBTI typologies
  • Understanding the process and practicing the techniques of a poor performance interview
  • Practicing giving bad news.
  • Personal Development Planning

Note: This is a skill-based workshop with opportunities for skills practice using personal case studies where appropriate

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