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Training and Assessment in the Clinical Environment (TrACE)

This comprehensive one-day course will provide you with the advanced training and assessment skills that all clinical and educational supervisors need.

Throughout the day a range of topics will be covered including understanding the role of the trainer, providing feedback and working more effectively with trainees.

TrACE is mapped against the GMC Standards for the Recognition and Approval of Trainers.

RCS membership entitles you to a 10% discount on this course at partner centres. Find out if you're eligible to join or transfer

 
  • £399.00
  • 1 day
  • 6.00 CPD Points
£399.00
1 day
6.00 CPD Points

Suitability

This course is designed for consultants who are, or who are about to become, designated clinical or educational supervisors. 

Senior trainees (ST7-8) and SAS grades at an equivalent level who have a particular interest/expertise in surgical education may also be interested in this course.

Learning Outcomes

After attending this course, you should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast the roles of trainer, clinical and educational supervisor
  • Work constructively with individual differences
  • Describe the impact of bullying and harassment on the individual and the wider organisation
  • Outline the principles of effective assessment and feedback, with particular reference to workplace based assessments including the ARCP
  • Devise ways for working more effectively with trainees, including those identified as being in difficulty
  • Conduct a successful educational appraisal

Format

This multi-format course combines interactive seminars with a range of practical activities. 

Participants are required to undertake some preliminary e-learning delivered via the Education website.
 

Additional Information

Course content

You will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:

  • The differences in roles, responsibilities and requirements for trainers, for educational and for clinical supervisors
  • Principles of assessment and feedback
  • Supporting trainees in difficulty
  • Conducting effective appraisals
  • Equality and diversity in training
  • Dignity at work, including bullying and harassment

Take a look at a sample TrACE programme.

Mapped to GMC Standards for the Recognition and Approval of Trainers. 

TrACE is mapped against the seven areas of competency as outlined in the GMC Standards for the Recognition and Approval of Trainers. This means it provides an approved route to the required formal recognition as a clinical or educational supervisor.

Courses to complete first

Before taking this course, we recommended completing the Training the Trainers: Developing Teaching Skills course, or an equivalent such as our ATLS instructor course or a post-graduate certificate or masters in medical education.

10% discount on this course for RCS members

Members, Fellows  and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London. 

Your discount will be applied automatically when booking. 

Find out more about joining today.

Booking Options

Regional Centres

Fri
20
Sep
2019
£365
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

20 Sep 2019

£365

Pricing notes:

Full price: £365

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Location:

Broadgreen Hospital
Thomas Drive
LIVERPOOL
L14 3LB
United Kingdom
rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk
0151 7063576

Instructions:

Ms R Page, rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk, 0151 7063576, Please contact the centre directly to apply for this course.
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Booking details

Pricing notes:

Full price: £365

Before booking at the centre, please follow these steps:

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Contact details:

Please contact the coordinator:
Ms R Page
rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk
mailto:rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk

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Thu
12
Dec
2019
£365
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

12 Dec 2019

£365

Pricing notes:

Full price: £365

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Location:

Broadgreen Hospital
Thomas Drive
LIVERPOOL
L14 3LB
United Kingdom
rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk
0151 7063576

Instructions:

Ms R Page, rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk, 0151 7063576, To apply for this course please contact the centre directly
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Booking details

Pricing notes:

Full price: £365

Before booking at the centre, please follow these steps:

Have an account?
Please login Please login
Not got an account?
Register to continue

Contact details:

Please contact the coordinator:
Ms R Page
rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk
mailto:rachel.page@rlbuht.nhs.uk

Book online

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Partner Centres

Fri
27
Sep
2019
£399.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

27 Sep 2019

£399.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £399.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £359.10

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Etc Venues (Prospero House)
LONDON
SE1 1GA
United Kingdom
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Wed
11
Dec
2019
£399.00
LONDON, United Kingdom

11 Dec 2019

£399.00

Pricing notes:

Full price: £399.00
RCS England Members/Fellows: £359.10

Course Fees:

Please note, for courses held at the College, we require full payment upon booking. Take a look at our cancellation policy first.

For regional and international course payments and terms & conditions, please contact the relevant centre.

LONDON, United Kingdom

Location:

Etc Venues (Prospero House)
LONDON
SE1 1GA
United Kingdom
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