Practice Education Courses for Allied Health Professionals

1. Overview

The School of Health Sciences is delighted to invite practice educators to its series of Practice Education Courses for Allied Health Professionals.

Participation in our multiprofessional practice education courses is open to practice educators providing placements to AHP students from Robert Gordon University, Queen Margaret University, University of Stirling, University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University.

For the following three professions - Diagnostic Radiography, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy - there is the option to complete an assessed assignment which will allow successful applicants to apply for accreditation as a Practice Educator with their relevant professional body. 

Dates for the next session of courses are as follows:

NHS Grampian

  • Wednesday 13 September 2017, 09:30 - 16:00, Dr Gray's Hospital, Elgin (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)
  • Wednesday 7 February 2018, 09:30 - 16:00, RGU, Aberdeen (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)
  • Wednesday 16 May 2018, 09:30 - 16:00, RGU, Aberdeen (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)

NHS Highland

  • Wednesday 15 November 2017, 09:30 - 16:00, Venue TBC (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)
  • Thursday 15 March 2018, 09:30 - 16:00, Venue TBC (Initial Educator Training)

NHS Orkney

  • Thursday 12 October 2017, 09:30 - 16:00 (Videoconference) (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)

NHS Shetland

  • Friday 22 September 2017, 09:30 - 16:00 (Videoconference) (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)

NHS Tayside

  • Wednesday 15 November 2017, 09:30 - 16:00, Ninewells Hospital - Dundee (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)

NHS Western Isles

  • 2018 To be confirmed (Videoconference) (Initial Educator Training and Update for Experienced Practice Educators)


To register your interest in any of these sessions please email healthcpd@rgu.ac.uk

2. What you will study

We have designed a programme that helps you learn through activities and sharing experiences as well as tutor facilitated discussion of the theories and principles of learning in the practice setting.

Each event is led by our team of experienced lecturers providing you a first class opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in practice based education.

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Mode of Attendance

Various locations around Scotland