Applying public health learning in clinical practice through quality assurance event

Monday, 17 October, 2016

Health Education England (working across the North West) presents a health and wellbeing workshop for educators supporting healthcare learners in the North West’s learning environments.  

The purpose of the event is to build on the recently developed public health benchmarking and action planning tool to ensure placement capacity, capability and quality is supported to ensure public health learning outcomes can be met by all healthcare learners on placements in the North West.

When? Tuesday 1st November 2016 9.30-2pm

Where? Manchester Metropolitan University, Room BS 4.44 in the MMU Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6BH

You can find a full copy of the agenda at the bottom of this page as well as a case study from the Student Public Health Conference on 15th June 2016. To view the Health and Wellbeing Content in Education Curricula for Undergraduate Health Care Professionals Toolkit click here

Who should attend?

This workshop is aimed at the following:

  • The North West’s learning environment support networks – Practice Education Facilitators, Placement Development network, and Work Based Education Facilitators.
  • Placement Leads in Education Providers
  • Educators in clinical placement provider settings

The objectives for this event include:

  • To provide a progress update regarding the development of a benchmarking and action planning tool to assess public health content in undergraduate healthcare curricula in the NW
  • To provide a forum for those supporting learners in practice to consider their role and contribution to preventive healthcare education and practice.
  • To develop an agreed action plan for ensuring that learners are fully supported during clinical placements to apply public health learning.
  • To agree an approach that ensures we utilise all existing ways of working to facilitate successful integration of a common approach to public health learning including assessment of student learning in practice, and evaluating the quality of students’ public health placement experience.



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