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Health Symposium - Frameworks for Health

Thursday 7th May 2015

Thursday 7th May 2015Thursday 7th May 2015

A symposium exploring the use of PebblePad to support frameworks for Healthcare Programmes and for Qualified Healthcare Professional Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Clinical Assessment
  • Reflective Placement Learning
  • Curriculum activities
  • Professional Development Planning
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Appraisal
  • Preceptorship
  • Revalidation

The cost for the event is £95.00 + VAT and will include lunch and refreshments.

Who should attend?

  • Lecturers and programme leads for healthcare programmes
  • Learning Technologists involved in designing and supporting Healthcare frameworks
  • Managers involved with supporting ongoing staff development and the revalidation process

Suggested disciplines include: 

Nursing, Midwifery, Operating Department Practitioners, Therapy Radiographers, Diagnostic Radiographers, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Optometry, Medicine, Dentistry, Paramedics, Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Health Therapy.

Confirmed speakers:

Dr Karen Harrison-Dening - What does excellence look like? 
Dr Richard Bostwick - Health Service Workforce Development and PebblePad
David Eddy - Putting the 'P' in CPD: Utilising PebblePad to Support Continuing Professional Development
Paul Duvall - PebblePad in Medicine
Gemma Quinn  - Assessment of pharmacists against a competency framework on a MSc/Diploma Clinical Pharmacy (Hospital)
Andrew Gully - Alas poor paper-based assessment! I knew him Horatio.


  • 9.30 - Registration and coffee
  • 10.00 - Welcome Debbie Holmes
  • 10.05 - Dr Karen Harrsion-Dening, Director of Admiral Nursing, Dementia UK
  • 10.30 - Australian Healthcare experience with PebblePad - followed by live link to Australia by Dr Richard Bostwick, Senior Lecturer Post Graduate Mental Health, University of Notre Dame
  • 11.15 - Break
  • 11.45 - David Eddy, Principal Lecturer in Radiotherapy and Oncology Sheffield Hallam University
  • 12.15 - Gemma Quinn, Course Director MSc Clinical Pharmacy, University of Bradford
  • 12.45 - Lunch
  • 13.45 - Andrew Gulley, Deputy Head of Operating Department Practice Education, University of Leicester
  • 14.15 - Paul Duvall, Director of Technology Enhanced Learning, and School of Medicine, University of Liverpool
  • 14.45 - Network exchange over tea
  • 15.30 - User experiences TBC
  • 16.00 - Round up and closing thoughts

  Register now

Location: Maple House, Corporation Street, Birmingham, B4 6TB, UK Link: