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Planning Learning, Clinical Teaching, Skills Teaching and Supporting Learners (F2F)

This course focuses on planning effective placements for learners; addresses how to optimise teaching in the clinical setting; explores the 4-step approach to skills teaching and developing competence; and focuses on providing a communication framework that will assist in identifying and managing learner-related issues.


Delivery date

04th Aug

Duration: 8. Hours



University of Canberra Hospital - CERC Kurrajong Hill Meeting Room

What you are going to learn
This course can assist you to:
1. make a plan to optimise your own learning, or it can be used to guide you on getting organised to provide quality placements for learners.
2. become more effective and efficient as a teacher in both structured and opportunistic clinical teaching situations.
3. be more effective in teaching both soft and hard skills.
4. become more confident in exploring learner-related issues and working collaboratively towards resolution.
Next steps
  1. Complete the online module(s) & quiz(zes).
  2. Attend your scheduled session(s).
  3. Log back in and complete ALL requirements.
  4. Download your Certificate of Completion.
Throughout this course you will:
  • Develop a learning plan
  • Discuss elements of the learning plan
  • Explore challenges with implementation
  • Identify benefits of lesson planning
  • Recognise the importance of getting to know the learner.
  • Identify effective teaching strategies
  • Explore Adult Learning Principles
  • Practice teaching using the Set-Dialogue-Closure framework
  • Utilise the postive critique method for giving feedback
  • Increase your confidence with teaching
  • Define the cognitive elements of a skill.
  • Explore stages in acquiring skills.
  • Practice the 4-step approach with feedback.
  • Explore competence and performance.
  • Recognise learner, supervision and system problems.
  • Identify and discuss common learner-related problems.
  • Explore prevention and management of problems.
  • Implement the PAAR framework with learners.

Rowan McIntyre, Chantal Harrison, Kym Allen, Emily Peelgrane, Alison McDonald

Benefits of our training programs

  • Active engagement
  • Handouts
  • Assessment
  • Certificate

Practical approach

Our training will provide you with practical skills to implement immediately. Your success is our best asset in showing the quality of our programs.

A useful network

Learn with, from and about others, including sharing strategies that will be beneficial across cultures and countries.

Course reviews

Providing a structure for how to set up a learner plan and lesson plan - gives you and the student more direction and accountability.
ACT Health
 It helped me to think about how to improve the student experience and to engage staff in our placement program.
Radiation Therapist
Royal Adelaide Hospital