BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (Leeds 2017)

  • 30 March 2017
  • 9:30 AM
  • 31 March 2017
  • 4:30 PM
  • Thackray Medical Museum Beckett Street Leeds LS9 7LN
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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.

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Clinical Tutors Course

30/31 March 2017, Leeds

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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.


  • 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 Danielle Guy & Laura Tuff

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 15th March 2017
or they will be liable to pay 100% of the fee

Directions to the venue:

The Museum is next to St. James's Hospital, 2 miles to the North East of the city centre.

By Bus - Frequent bus services run from Leeds city centre. Numbers 16, 42, 49, 50, 50A, 61 all stop outside the Museum.

By Car - From M621 follow signs for York (A64) then follow the brown tourist signs. From the North, take the A58 towards the city, and then follow the brown tourist signs.

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