Student Support

Course overview

This workshop focuses on student support issues – how to recognise and manage a difficult student on placement.

This is an interactive workshop and will explore possible ways to deal with difficult students on placements, including medical, nursing and physician associates.

Common issues and variations in practice shall be discussed.


Aimee Charnell, Lauren Clunie, Kirsty Lyon-Taylor.


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: Establishing and Maintaining an Environment for Learning, Supporting and Monitoring Educational Progress.

This workshop can be used to evidence the following areas for The Academy of Medical Educators. Core: Equality of Opportunity and Diversity, Respect for Learners. Domain: Teaching and Supporting Learners.