BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Hull)

  • 07 November 2016
  • 9:30 AM
  • 08 November 2016
  • 4:30 PM
  • Holiday Inn, Hull Marina, HU1 2BX
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  • Members of BIOS with some clinical experience.
  • Orthoptists who are not members of BIOS and who have some full-time clinical experience.

Registration is closed

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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.

The course is being held at the Holiday Inn, Hull Marina. Delegates are responsible for booking and getting funding for their own overnight accommodation should they need it either at this hotel http://www.hihullmarinahotel.co.uk/, or cheaper ones nearby, like the Premier Inn http://www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/HULBAR/hull-city-centre or the Ibis http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-3479-ibis-hull/index.shtml


  • 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 Alex Lindstrom & Aftab Maqsud

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 2 weeks before the start of the course otherwise they will be liable to pay 100% of the fee

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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