BIOS Clinical Tutors Course

  • 10 March 2014
  • 9:30 AM
  • 11 March 2014
  • 4:30 PM
  • Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Academic Unit, Seminar Room
  • 1


  • Members of BIOS with at least 2 years' full-time clinical experience.
  • Orthoptists who are not members of BIOS and who have at least two years' full-time clinical experience.

Registration is closed

The course is designed for Orthoptists who are keen to participate in the tuition of undergraduate Orthoptists.


  • Practical help in the planning for clinical placements

  • Learning methods

  • Clinical demonstrating

  • Problem solving teaching techniques

  • Teaching Aids

  • Expectation of student competencies

  • Grading of performance

  • Assessment construction

  • Development of reflective practice

The course is held over two days. Lunch, tea and coffee will be provided as part of the course package on both days.

Accommodation is not provided, however there are hotels within easy access of the course venue, either in Birmingham City Centre or on the Hagley Road.

Course Tutors:

Rosie Auld (Head Orthoptist, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre) and Andrew Fox (Head Orthoptist, University Hospital Coventry)

Course Fee:

£190.00 BIOS Members; £280 non BIOS-members (Fees must be paid in advance of attendance). There will be a maximum of 21 delegates.

Cancellation policy

Delegates cancelling may:

  • Substitute a suitably-qualified colleague (please give at least one week's notice before commencement of the course).
  • Receive a full refund if cancelling on or before 24th February 2014
or they will be liable to:

Pay 100% of the fee if notice is given on or after 25th February 2014

NB. The course is NOT designed for those wishing to be Lead Clinical Tutors. Lead Tutors need to undertake an educational course with 3 credit points. Those wishing to pursue Lead Clinical Tutors roles should contact their BIOS Branch Representative for assistance in choosing an appropriate educational course or the BIOS Education Lead.

British and Irish Orthoptic Society

0203 853 9797

Salisbury House · Station Road
Cambridge · CB1 2LA
United Kingdom