Virtual Training Room

With our Virtual Training Rooms, secure video conferencing software lets you to attend our interactive courses from any location, worldwide. Content, start/finish times and accreditation are all the same as our face-to-face courses. There is full interactivity and small-group learning facilitated by an experienced tutor. So you receive an identical CPD certificate as you would if attending any of our other venues. Choose your date, book your place, and we’ll send you details of how to join the Virtual Training Room a few days before your course.

Click the ‘Location’ tab below for further details and system requirements.

Delegates in the Virtual Training Room

Location

Choose a course in one of our Virtual Training Rooms and learn interactively from the comfort of your own home, office or wherever you may be. When you attend, you work in small groups with other doctors under the guidance of an experienced tutor. So it’s just like any other location where you would meet face-to face. A mix of presentations, discussions and exercises give you plenty opportunity to participate and optimises experiential learning. Course content and the CPD certificate which you are awarded with is identical to the one you receive if you were to attend the same course in London, Birmingham, or any other city location.

Details of how to join the Virtual Training Room are sent to you a few days before your course.

For the best experience, join the Virtual Meeting Room from a quiet location, indoors, where you can avoid any unnecessary noise. A desk or table allows you to sit comfortably all day and participate without distractions. And just like all our other courses, the dress code is smart casual.

Before booking a course in the Virtual Training Rooms, please check the following minimum requirements:

REQUIRED
– Desktop, laptop, or tablet (we don’t recommend using a mobile phone)
– A working webcam, microphone and speakers
– A stable internet connection

RECOMMENDED TO IMPROVE YOUR EXPERIENCE
– A headset with a microphone will help you hear and be heard more clearly
– A back-up computer or tablet in case of any technical issues
– A mobile phone hotspot WiFi in case your home internet fails

If you are unsure about compatibility, you can test out your equipment and connection here.

Parking

There’s no need to travel when attend a course in our Virtual Training Rooms. So no need to think about bus timetables, train routes or where to park the car. Just join from wherever you are.

Accommodation

There’s no need to stay over. You can participate in courses held in our Virtual Training Rooms from anywhere in the world.

Upcoming Events

August 2020

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

17 August 2020 - 18 August 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

22 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

22 August 2020 - 23 August 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

24 August 2020 - 25 August 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

2 Day Advanced Communication Skills Course for Doctors

25 August 2020 - 26 August 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Combines the Advanced Team and Advanced Patient Communication Skills Courses
  • What needs to be communicated and why
  • Factors which impact upon communication
  • Increasing personal awareness
  • Influence and concordance
  • Breaking bad news
  • Handling complaints and dealing with conflict
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points (+1 for online material)

Advanced Team Communication Skills Course for Doctors

25 August 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Understanding healthy teams and dysfunctional teams
  • Communication modes and style
  • Influence and trust
  • “Difficult” people and impact of stress
  • Conflict and negotiation
  • 6 CPD points. Accredited by the FMLM

Advanced Patient Communication Skills Course for Doctors

26 August 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Factors impacting upon communication
  • Increasing personal awareness
  • Improve compliance, achieving concordance
  • Breaking bad news
  • Handling complaints
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

29 August 2020 - 30 August 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

September 2020

3 Day Leadership & Management Course for Doctors

03 September 2020 - 05 September 2020

  • 3 day interactive course
  • The leadership of people in healthcare
  • Motivation and influence for high performance
  • Managing time and resources for optimal impact
  • Analysis, planning and implementation
  • Explore the NHS – improve everyday leadership
  • 18 CPD points. Accredited by the FMLM

Essentials of Medical Leadership & Management

03 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • What makes a high performing team?
  • Leadership Style and how to adapt
  • Motivation and influence
  • Leading both creativity and consistency
  • Dealing with under-performance
  • 6 CPD points. Accredited by the FMLM

Essentials of Medical Leadership & Management

03 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • What makes a high performing team?
  • Leadership Style and how to adapt
  • Motivation and influence
  • Leading both creativity and consistency
  • Dealing with under-performance
  • 6 CPD points. Accredited by the FMLM

Practical Leadership & Management Course for Doctors

04 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • One day course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Organising people, projects and resources
  • Review and Root cause analysis
  • Quality improvement planning and implementation
  • Time management and delegation
  • Managing yourself for optimum impact
  • 6 CPD points. Accredited by the FMLM

Everyday Medical Leadership & The NHS

05 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1-day course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Explore the conflicting challenges facing the NHS
  • Drivers, reactions and experiences of change
  • Clinical Governance
  • History, structures and finances of the NHS
  • Clarify your role in addressing the challenges
  • 6 CPD points. Accredited by the FMLM

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

05 September 2020 - 06 September 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Consultant Interview Course

06 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Coaching by an experienced NHS Consultant
  • Up to date info and interview strategies
  • Mock interview, video recorded (optional) with personal feedback
  • Comprehensive course guide book
  • 2hrs NHS & UK Medical Regulation video Tutorials
  • 6 CPD points plus 2 for online material

Advanced Teach the Teacher: Presenting & Lecturing for Doctors

12 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive workshop
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • What makes a great presenter?
  • Planning content and materials
  • Preparing yourself
  • Practice in a safe, supportive environment
  • Identify tactics to improve your performance
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

12 September 2020 - 13 September 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

19 September 2020 - 20 September 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

19 September 2020 - 20 September 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

2 Day Advanced Communication Skills Course for Doctors

21 September 2020 - 22 September 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Combines the Advanced Team and Advanced Patient Communication Skills Courses
  • What needs to be communicated and why
  • Factors which impact upon communication
  • Increasing personal awareness
  • Influence and concordance
  • Breaking bad news
  • Handling complaints and dealing with conflict
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points (+1 for online material)

Advanced Team Communication Skills Course for Doctors

21 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Understanding healthy teams and dysfunctional teams
  • Communication modes and style
  • Influence and trust
  • “Difficult” people and impact of stress
  • Conflict and negotiation
  • 6 CPD points. Accredited by the FMLM

Advanced Patient Communication Skills Course for Doctors

22 September 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Factors impacting upon communication
  • Increasing personal awareness
  • Improve compliance, achieving concordance
  • Breaking bad news
  • Handling complaints
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

26 September 2020 - 27 September 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

October 2020

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

03 October 2020 - 04 October 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

08 October 2020 - 09 October 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Advanced Teach the Teacher: Mentoring Skills for Doctors

09 October 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1-day workshop
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • The role of the skilled helper in healthcare
  • Models to support coaching and mentoring
  • Matching approach to learner’s requirements
  • Identifying options and potential solutions
  • Supporting development of realistic plans and resilience
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

17 October 2020 - 18 October 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

31 October 2020 - 01 November 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

November 2020

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

05 November 2020 - 06 November 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

Advanced Teach the Teacher: Mentoring Skills for Doctors

21 November 2020 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1-day workshop
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • The role of the skilled helper in healthcare
  • Models to support coaching and mentoring
  • Matching approach to learner’s requirements
  • Identifying options and potential solutions
  • Supporting development of realistic plans and resilience
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

21 November 2020 - 22 November 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points

December 2020

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors

19 December 2020 - 20 December 2020

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room dates available
  • Key theories of adult education
  • Constructing effective teaching sessions
  • 1-2-1 teaching skills
  • Small group tutorial skills
  • Large group teaching skills
  • Accredited for 12 CPD points