As part of our Masters level portfolio we have a series of blended and distance learning modules that we are pleased to offer as standalone credit bearing modules, CPD or to be used towards a PG Cert/Dip/MSc in Clinical and Professional Education with UCL Medical School. These include:
Teaching and Learning in Medical Education (15 credit) Using a combination of interactive distance learning and face-to-face lectures this module will provide students with an up to date knowledge of teaching and learning practice in medical education. Participants will be introduced to the theoretical underpinnings of teaching and learning (drawing on medical education research and the wider educational community) in addition to covering basic teaching skills in medical education, skills for teaching in clinical settings and teaching large groups. Participants will be required to participate in one online virtual seminar and submit one written assignment reflecting on their understanding of teaching practice. Next start date: 27 April 2015. More information on fees and an application form.
Leadership Skills for Health Care Professionals (15 credit) Leadership is an imperative component of contemporary healthcare. In a changing societal and healthcare landscape, delivering progressive healthcare is a challenging process. This module has been developed to allow professionals who take responsibility for the resourceful and safe organisation of healthcare practice to develop their skills and understanding of workplace based leadership and its application. This face to face module will suit participants from all medical specialities as well as from professional backgrounds allied to medicine, such as nursing, midwifery and paramedicine. Next start date: 27 April 2015. More information on fees and an application form.
Quality Improvement in Health Care (15 credit)This distance-learning module on Quality Improvement is relevant to development and improvement in all health care systems. Drawing on contemporary literature participants will explore the theories and methods of healthcare quality improvement. This module will enable participants to appraise these theories in the context of their own organizational setting to understand what initiatives could improve the quality of health care delivered. Participants will be required to participate in online discussions, one online virtual seminar and submit one written assignment reflecting on their understanding, and application, of quality improvement. Next start date: 27 April 2015. More information on fees and an application form.
Clinical and Educational Supervision (30 credits)This innovative distance learning module in Clinical and Educational Supervision is designed and delivered in conjunction with UCL’s Institute of Education. Drawing on a range of theoretical approaches, this module critically assesses existing approaches to supervision reflecting on the implications of their use in individual clinical environments. It provides students with the opportunity to explore these theories and existing practices and to deepen their understanding of the role that supervision can play in clinical education and training. Next start date: 20 April 2015. More information on fees and information on applications.