The learning environment in GP training

Structuring a learning environment creates consistency of practice, improves patient safety, and really helps both the supervisor and registrar know what is expected of them. It particularly reduces the workload for supervisors. If the learning environment isn’t structured, it is very hard to ascertain what a registrar does and doesn’t know.

This page contains a wide range of checklists, tools and templates to guide you through the process of establishing and/or maintaining a quality GP learning environment.

 

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If you are a new supervisor or new training practice, and would like support in establishing your learning environment, click here.

If you are an established supervisor or established training practice, why not undertake a Learning Environment Health Check to ensure that you are maintaining a best practice learning environment.

 

Structuring the learning environment

A comprehensively structured learning environment is important to support seamless educational interactions, observations, and mix of learning interventions. It enables GP supervisors to utilise the whole context to promote learning.

What?
Six elements, 19 objectives, and 53 descriptors of quality for the general practice learning environment.

Why?
So practices can plan for, establish, and regularly appraise the quality of their learning environment for improved educational outcomes.

How?
Completing Learning Environment health check assessment tool/s, and accessing feedback and resources, like those listed below.

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