When deciding to offer student placements, there are a variety of factors that supervisors need to consider.  Some of these include:

  • The motivation for offering a placement:
    • Benefits of offering clinical education placements
    • The importance of quality clinical education placements
  • The ability to facilitate student learning:
  • The capacity to provide a suitable placement environment:
    • Creating a student placement opportunity
    • First time student supervisors
    • Workload management tips for supervisors
    • Pre-placement planning
    • Orientation of the student
    • Managing expectations, professional boundaries and ethical practice
    • During the placement
    • Evaluating the placement experience

Explore these considerations in more detail by clicking on the tiles below:

Preparing for and Managing Clinical Placements Topics



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