BIOS Clinical Tutors Course (London 2017)

  • 13 July 2017
  • 9:30 AM
  • 14 July 2017
  • 4:30 PM
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital
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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

13/14 July 2017, London

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: Kelly MacKenzie and Chris Timms

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 2 week's notice before commencement of the course).
  • Receive a full refund if cancelling on or before 26th June 2017
or they will be liable to pay 100% of the fee

Address & Directions to the venue:

Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, EC1V 2PD (underground station Old Street, Northern Line)


British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

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