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First Time Practice Educators Training

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University of Worcester (campus tbc)

Worcester

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This 2 day training* introduces any Occupational Therapist or Physiotherapist, who has never had a student before or not had a student for some time, to becoming a Practice Educator. There is no minimum length of time since registration required to undertake this training. Learning Outcomes include:


  • Describe the role and critically evaluate the attributes of an effective practice educator
  • Critically apply learning theories that are appropriate for adult and professional learners
  • Plan effective strategies to implement and facilitate learning in the practice placement setting
  • Apply sound principles and judgement in the assessment of performance in the practice placement setting
  • Critically reflect on and evaluate the quality of practice education learning
  • Critically reflect on experience and formulate action plans to improve future practice

This training renders Occupational Therapy participants eligible for APPLE accreditation if participants are a member of RCOT. The RCOT (2017) states: “Accreditation of Practice Placement Educators (APPLE) is a national scheme for occupational therapists who are involved in the education of pre-registration (student) occupational therapists. It has been designed for those who have normally been employed in their professional role for a minimum of one year. APPLE is now a BAOT member only benefit” To find out more about APPLE accreditation please e-mail: occupationaltherapyplacements@worc.ac.uk


* You are required to attend both days of training.


Upcoming sessions are:

  • 26 June & 3 July 2019
  • 5 & 12 September 2019
  • 8 & 15 January 2020

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