What students want in placements

Course overview

This workshop introduces participants to what makes a good placement - the student's perspective.

Following the workshop delegates will be able to create simple methods to enhance a students experience on their ward/clinic, ensuring team integration for the student and reinforcing good practice.

By the end of this session participants will be better able to:

1. Identify specific learning needs for students

2. Have an understanding of different teaching modalities to utilise in maximising student experience

3. Apply incentives and understand the drive for learning on placement

4. Identify barriers that exist to effective teaching and generate solutions to overcome

This course is free to attend and of interest to those wishing to develop teaching skills, especially in the healthcare environment and teaching our students.


Dr Ben Hughes, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust; Dr Laura Stephenson Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.


This workshop has been accredited for 3 CPD points from the Royal College of Physicians

This workshop is developed and run by Leeds Institute of Medical Education at The University of Leeds and can be used to evidence the following areas for GMC accreditation: Teaching and Facilitating Learning.

This workshop can be used to evidence to following areas for The Academy of Medical Educators. Core: Educational Scholarship. Domain: Designing and Planning of Learning Activities, Teaching and Supporting Learners