All participants are asked to complete the below PowerPoint modules prior to attending the NES-run New Appraiser training course; the large and small group discussions on the training will be based on these modules, which includes audio and animations.
To cater for different styles of learning an alternative text only, no audio/animation versions have also been included for downloading, with transcription of the audio embedded within the Notes section of the PowerPoint (links to both files are within each page).
As part of the pre-course work, you are expected to complete the PDP template provided ahead of the training to share with fellow course participants for the purposes of the mini appraisal sessions.
Additionally, a workbook has been provided for you as an aide-mémoire in your learning journey.
Feedback from past participants have suggested it takes at least 30 minutes to work through each module (circa 3.5 to 4 hrs in total). Please pace yourself accordingly.
A workbook has been provided as an aide-mémoire in your learning journey. The separate PDP template is required prior to attending the training.
This module is intended to give the learner an overview of the Medical Appraisal process in Scotland, how it links in to Revalidation and the role the Medical Appraiser plays.
The aim of this module is to help the learner develop confidence in assessing and facilitating a reflective discussion in regards to the supporting information doctors submit in advance of their appraisal.
The aims of this module is to help the learner develop an understanding of what a PDP is, aid the appraisee in developing a PDP; and develop your understanding of Form 4 and best practice tips.
The aim of this module is to familiarise the learner with some of the approaches and techniques that may be used as an appraiser, focussing particularly on judgement, communication skills and feedback in an appraisal context.
The aim of this module is to increase awareness of coaching approaches and techniques an appraiser can use in an appraisal discussion. (It is not intended to train appraisers into coaches.)
The aim of this module is to explore what you may find challenging as an appraiser and look at options for dealing with these situations. It will aims to raise your awareness of potential pitfalls you may encounter as an appraiser.
The aim of this module is to help the learner develop the confidence to discuss the trainer role as part of the secondary care trainer appraisal, discussing both the supporting information and the future Personal Development Plan relevant to this role. (Also relevant for an appraisee who is planning to take up a trainer role in the future.)
Helping the learner to develop confidence in discussing the trainer role and the related supporting information that a doctor, who works as a GP Trainer in primary care, may bring to the appraisal discussion.
Programme and timetable for training course, and information about assessment.