Medical Appraiser Masterclass & Refresher Training

A comprehensive one day programme supporting the ongoing
professional development of existing Medical Appraisers

Medical Appraiser Masterclass & Refresher Training

A comprehensive one day programme supporting the ongoing professional development of existing Medical Appraisers




An insightful masterclass and refresher course, facilitated by highly experienced Appraisers. Our program focuses on real life scenarios with practical interactive sessions to ensure that existing Appraisers remain up to date with current and new legislative requirements.

Facilitator: Dr Teresa Dorman – Lead Appraiser @ Sheffield Children’s Hospital


Masterclass Training Objectives:
  • Update your knowledge of developments in Appraisal and Revalidation
  • Increase your confidence in dealing with difficult appraisals
  • Practise and enhance your Appraisal skills
  • Network with and gain support from your Appraiser peers
Training Programme:
  1. Sharing Experience and Perspectives as Experienced Appraisers
  2. Group Exercise What has been your experience of Appraisal and Revalidation thus far?
  3. What’s New and What’s Not in the World of Appraisal and Revalidation?
  4. Group Exercise Consolidation Exercise
  5. The Pearson Report: Practical Implications for Appraisers
  6. Group Exercise A near-empty appraisal form
  7. Reflective Practice
  8. Communication and Facilitating Reflective Practice
  9. Group Exercise Exploring Issues and Giving Feedback
  10. Communication skills in difficult appraisals
  11. Appraisal for Doctors with Conditions attached to their license to practice or remediation plans
  12. Group Exercise Appraisal of a doctor with a complaint/concern.
  13. Controversy in Appraisal – the Bawa Garba Case
  14. Review of MEDSU MAP and other IT solutions to enhance Appraisal
  15. Group Exercise Appraisal Summary and ASPAT review
One Day: 09:00 – 16:30
CPD Points: 6

Delegate Fee: £225.00

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Dr Teresa Dorman

Course Facilitator


Dr Teresa Dorman MbChB, FRCA Med, was a Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist at Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust  between 1992 and 2018. During this time she undertook most of the major roles within the department including service organiser, audit chair and college tutor. Dr Dorman’s main non-clinical interests have been medical education.

Dr Dorman has been active regionally as Training Program Director in South Yorkshire, an Associate Postgraduate Dean for Yorkshire and the Humber, Council member and treasurer for the Society for Education in Anaesthesia where she has most recently held the position of President.

Dr Dorman has also contributed nationally within e-portfolio and assessment working parties for the Royal College of Anesthetists and has acted as a CPD Assessor and CPD Board member. She has been responsible for the design and direction of all courses in medical education and supervision within the College’s Anaesthetist as Educator working group and is an education committee member for the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists.

Dr Dorman has been an Appraiser since 2000 and has appraised doctors in every specialty. She is a former member of the Yorkshire Faculty of Appraiser Trainers and is currently the Lead Appraiser at Sheffield Children’s Hospital.