Academic Courses

PG Cert Learning and Teaching in Clinical Practice

If you are planning to work as a trainer of clinicians, either for Education for Health or for your own Trust, PCN or Health Board, our PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Clinical Practice could be just right for you.

Why study a PGCert Learning & Teaching in Clinical Practice?

The programme offers educators an academically rigorous route to validating their own teaching and learning skills for learners working in a clinical setting. Successful learners on this programme will demonstrate a critical understanding of the ability to apply current theoretical approaches to the delivery of teaching, assessment and feedback.

They will be able to critically evaluate and synthesise the relationship between evidence and contemporary teaching and assessment practice within the context of clinical education. In addition, they will be able to plan a teaching session and assessment and feedback strategy, supported by the appropriate pedagogical theory for a defined learner group. Learners who successfully complete this certificate could choose to study towards a further award at the discretion of the university.

Why study with Education for Health?

To enable people to learn at a pace and style that best suits their lifestyle, we have introduced a highly flexible system of Interactive Blended Online Learning. This provides the flexibility to learn at your own pace and style whenever is convenient. Units of eLearning are supported by interactive webinars, masterclasses, and discussion groups. The PG Cert is delivered as part of Education for Health’s portfolio of academically accredited courses.

What will I study?

This PG Cert has two compulsory modules:

  • Applying Learning Theories to Support Clinical Practice
  • Strategies for Assessment and Feedback to Support Clinical Care

Each can be taken as a standalone module, or as part of an MSc Long Term Conditions, but successful completion of these two modules allows you to exit with a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Clinical Practice.

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