During a placement
You have prepared the placement thoroughly, completed orientation, developed a student timetable and have a thorough understanding of the student’s expectations and they have an understanding of your expectations.
All of the work you have put in will now pay dividends. This is the time you put your Core Clinical Education Skills in to action.
Remember, planning cannot account for all circumstances. Be flexible. Should unexpected situations occur, review your plan and make adjustments accordingly.
Please read the Communication section of this website for more information.
Communication continues to be the essential component. Maintain effective communication with all involved parties – student/s, other staff members and University placement coordinator.
Do not be afraid to ask for help or guidance from peers or the University placement coordinator.
Ensure the University placement co-ordinator receives appropriate updates regarding the students’ performance.
Please read the feedback section of this website for more information.
Continue to provide the student/s with feedback – informal, formal (not assessed) and formally assessed.
You have planned and read the university manual and are aware of the paperwork required and when you are required to submit to the university. ***Links to university manuals
Facilitation of Learning
Please read the Facilitating Learning section of this website for more information.
Continue to facilitate your student/s learning, maintain an effective learning environment and supporting the student as required.
Managing Difficult Situations
Please read the Managing Difficult Situations section of this website for more information.
Should a challenging situation occur, you have a framework in place to manage the situation and develop strategies (which have been agreed with the student) to implement.
Please read the Maintaining Emotional Wellbeing section of this website for more information.
You are considering both your student/s emotional wellbeing and your own.
Managing the Student's Workload
Please read the Managing Workload with a Student section of this website for more information.
Continue to review your student/s workload on a daily basis. Ensure they are working at a level that is appropriate for them, given all individual circumstances. If you believe the workload is not appropriate, alter the student/s timetable and continue to review.