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

December 2021

2 Day Advanced Communication Skills Course for Doctors

06 December 2021 - 07 December 2021

  • 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

06 December 2021 at 08:45 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • 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

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Virtual)

06 December 2021 - 07 December 2021

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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 Patient Communication Skills Course for Doctors

07 December 2021 at 08:45 - 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 (Virtual)

09 December 2021 - 10 December 2021

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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

ST & CT Medical Interview Course

11 December 2021 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1-day interactive course
  • Delivered by experienced NHS Consultants
  • Up to date information and interview strategies
  • Comprehensive 105 page guide book
  • NHS & UK Medical Regulation video tutorials (2hrs)
  • Mock interview, video recorded (optional) with personal feedback
  • 6 CPD points + 2CPD for online material

Consultant Interview Course (Virtual)

11 December 2021 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

Essentials of Medical Leadership & Management

11 December 2021 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-Person 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

Advanced Teach the Teacher: Mentoring Skills for Doctors

11 December 2021 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
  • Practice versatility for different situations
  • Identifying options and potential solutions
  • Supporting development of realistic plans and resilience
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Virtual)

11 December 2021 - 12 December 2021

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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 (Virtual)

11 December 2021 - 12 December 2021

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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

Essentials of Medical Leadership & Management

16 December 2021 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-Person 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

16 December 2021 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-Person 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

Advanced Teach the Teacher: Mentoring Skills for Doctors

17 December 2021 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
  • Practice versatility for different situations
  • Identifying options and potential solutions
  • Supporting development of realistic plans and resilience
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Practical Leadership & Management Course for Doctors

17 December 2021 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • One day course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-Person 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

ST & CT Medical Interview Course

18 December 2021 at 08:30 - 17:00

  • 1-day interactive course
  • Delivered by experienced NHS Consultants
  • Up to date information and interview strategies
  • Comprehensive 105 page guide book
  • NHS & UK Medical Regulation video tutorials (2hrs)
  • Mock interview, video recorded (optional) with personal feedback
  • 6 CPD points + 2CPD for online material

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Virtual)

20 December 2021 - 21 December 2021

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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

January 2022

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Virtual)

08 January 2022 - 09 January 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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

15 January 2022 - 16 January 2022

  • 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

15 January 2022 at 08:45 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • 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

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Virtual)

15 January 2022 - 16 January 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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 Patient Communication Skills Course for Doctors

16 January 2022 at 08:45 - 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 (Virtual)

20 January 2022 - 21 January 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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 (Virtual)

22 January 2022 - 23 January 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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 (Virtual)

31 January 2022 - 01 February 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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

February 2022

Advanced Team Communication Skills Course for Doctors

14 February 2022 at 08:45 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • 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

2 Day Advanced Communication Skills Course for Doctors

23 February 2022 - 24 February 2022

  • 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

23 February 2022 at 08:45 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive course
  • 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

24 February 2022 at 08:45 - 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 (Virtual)

24 February 2022 - 25 February 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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 (Virtual)

26 February 2022 - 27 February 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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

March 2022

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Virtual)

05 March 2022 - 06 March 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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 (Virtual)

10 March 2022 - 11 March 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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

Reflective Writing Skills for Appraisal & CPD

12 March 2022 at 09:00 - 17:00

  • 1 day interactive workshop
  • Gain real benefit from reflective practice
  • Review guidelines for the current era
  • Identify your challenges and successes
  • Translate insights into written word
  • Accredited for 6 CPD points

Teach the Teacher Course for Doctors (Virtual)

19 March 2022 - 20 March 2022

  • 2 day interactive course
  • Virtual Training Room and In-person 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