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Medical ethics and law

The aim of training is to provide practitioners with the ability to effectively deal with ethically challenging situations they may face in their clinical practice.

Individual and small group training is offered for healthcare professionals in medical ethics and law. Typically the process begins with a discussion of learners’ needs which enables the negotiation of aims and learning outcomes prior to the commencement of training. Training focuses on developing:

  • Understanding of relevant law and professional guidance.
  • Ethical reasoning skills.
  • Understanding the influences of the social, practical and hierarchical environment on ethical behaviour.
  • Communication and negotiation skills.

Quality management and enhancement

Training and advice on quality management of medical education is offered by our experienced quality management team. This focuses on ensuring that high standards within teaching and learning processes for medical programmes are recognised and rewarded, and problems can be identified and addressed.

Widening participation

Target Medicine is UCLMS’s flagship widening participation project. It is designed to inspire students from non-selective state schools through their application to medicine. Quality is maintained via support, supervision and training from highly experienced teaching staff.

Target Medicine comprises a year-long Mentoring Scheme, providing practical guidance and support for sixth-formers during the process of applying to medical school; an Outreach Team, inspiring primary and secondary students; and a weeklong Summer School (TMSS), building Year 11 students’ confidence.

The Target Medicine Academic Leads provide consultancy and training on how to set up, develop and sustain a widening participation project of this kind. This includes guidance on how to adapt the “Target” model to suit the requirements of individual medical schools and other professions or higher education courses.

Medical Education Conferences & Seminars

We welcome external participation on our conference programme and would be happy to contribute to yours.

UCLMS has been at the forefront of many influential research studies, and innovations in medical education, research and evidence drives our approach to pedagogy.

Disseminating up-to-date knowledge to support both the undergraduate and postgraduate learner, as well as their clinical educators, is viewed as crucial work which enhances high quality teaching and learning in clinical settings. One way we have been successful in doing this is to introduce an exceedingly popular and highly evaluated annual Medical Education Conference and a termly seminar series.

Clinical skills

Our team of clinically qualified, expert tutors offer clinical skills training in a range of domains including:

  • Basic life support (BLS)
  • Venepuncture
  • Cannulation
  • Suturing
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Manual handling

Communication skills

We are able to provide individual tuition for postgraduate trainees and senior medical
staff in doctor-patient and inter-professional communication. This includes identification of the learner’s individual needs and bespoke training with individual goals.

We work with trained simulated patients and provide feedback with video review

To speak to someone about working with us please email msec@ucl.ac.uk