BIOS Clinical Tutors Course

  • 02 July 2015
  • 9:30 AM
  • 03 July 2015
  • 4:30 PM
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 162 City Road London, EC1V 2PD
  • 2


  • Members of BIOS.
  • Orthoptists who are not members of BIOS.

Registration is closed

The course is designed for Orthoptists who are keen to participate in the tuition of undergraduate Orthoptists. The course is open to anyone wishing to become a Clinical Tutor.


  • Aims and objectives
  • Why BIOS offers the course
  • BIOS website for SIG education                                                                
  • Get to know everyone, reasons for attendance, experience if any

Session 2   Teaching Methods and Resources                                                           

  • Awareness of different types of teaching methods and learning styles
  • Activity- individual learning styles and feedback on alternatives

Session 3 Student Assessment                                                                           

  • Reflection on framework for assessment and types, purposes and principles
  • Clinical placement requirements

Session 4 Supervision feedback and assessment                                                                             

  • Styles of supervision and supervisor and feedback and assessment

Session 5  Managing the less able student                                                                          

  • Pastoral care and professional use of social media 
  • Managing the adult learner, determining the differences in competencies, the less able and difficult student. Departmental protocols on pastoral care and professional conduct
Session 6   Summing up and questions                                 

The course is held over two days. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided as part of the course package on both days.

Course Tutors (London):

Chris Timms, Head Orthoptist, Moorfields

Kelly MacKenzie, Research Orthoptist, Moorfields

Course Fee:

£230.00 BIOS Members;

£350.00 non BIOS-members (Fees must be paid in advance of attendance).

Cancellation policy

Delegates cancelling may:

  • Substitute a suitably-qualified colleague (please give at least one week's notice before commencement of the course).
  • Receive a full refund if cancelling on or before 21st June 2015
or they will be liable to:

Pay 100% of the fee if notice is given on or after this date

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
United Kingdom