SAS (Specialty) Psychiatry Tutor: an introductory guide (ARCHIVED)

by Professor Gregory O'Brien


Published: March 2009


Please note: This module has now been archived. It is still available to view, but please be aware when completing the module that it was last updated in 2009. A CPD certificate is available for the module, but this will be subject to the approval of your peer group.  


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The aim of this module is to provide a key resource to SAS Psychiatry Tutors by giving an introduction and overview of their role, and by offering guidance in how to develop the role.


The objectives of this module are to:


  1. introduce participants to the role of Tutor to SAS psychiatrists

  2. recognise that SAS psychiatrists have widely varying CPD needs, and that this must be represented in the organisation of their tutor groups and CPD organisation

  3. review the instigation and organisation of tutor groups for SAS psychiatrists

  4. review appropriate approaches to appraisal, workplace-based assessment and related training activities for SAS psychiatrists.


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