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Short Course

Practice Supervisor Preparation

Mapped against the new NMC Standards for preparation of practice supervisors (2018) this workshop will prepare attendees with the knowledge and skills to supervise students in Health care settings.


Course overview

By the end of the workshop participants will have knowledge of:

NMC standards for practice supervisors, new curriculum and competency, PAD document report writing and record keeping, Learning Theory/ Teaching skills, Inter-professional working, reflective practice linked to revalidation, Accountability and governance, Emotional containment for student and supervisor, supervising student with additional needs, coaching- skills of questioning and listening, escalation processes and courageous conversations, motivational interviewing skills- student empowerment, role modelling and what’s next- annual update, revalidation.

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Online and distance learning
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: One day
Campus: Preston
Start Date: The next start date of this programme is to be confirmed shortly

Entry requirements

For Multi-Professional staff working in health care who do not have an existing mentorship qualification and wish to supervise students.

(There is an additional one day Practice Assessor Preparation workshop if you also wish to be a practice assessor)

Academic expertise


This course is based in the School of Community Health and Midwifery located in the Faculty of Health and Care

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