Short courses, workshops and teaching support


Interactive and applied courses aimed at strengthening skills in a particular area. Courses last from 1 to 3 days and are taught by experts in their field. Participants benefit from a multifaceted learning approach combining useful strategies such as presentations, discussion, design, and group activities, ensuring a practical and thorough understanding of course contents.


Short courses


Teaching and learning in the clinical setting

Workshops will commence in 2022.  Dr Yan Chen will send out invitations through DHB and University of Auckland contact lists

Dates of workshop & venue to be advised

In the past topics have included:

  • How to teach in a clinical setting
  • How to teach and assess cultural safety
  • How to use feedback for learning
  • How to supervise clinical students
  • How to teach clinical reasoning
  • How to plan a tutorial
  • How to assess clinical skills using mini-CEX


Course coordinators

Curriculum design and teaching support

We offer training services for healthcare educators and clinical teachers based within the University as well as other organisations. We can offer a range of bespoke training courses or workshops, or design individual programmes to meet specific needs. We have access to a wide network of clinical educators, teachers, trainers and researchers. Training and development for health professionals is offered on a range of topics including (but not limited to):

  • Training needs analysis
  • Curriculum and programme development
  • Assessment of learning
  • Workplace based learning
  • Simulation
  • Clinical and educational leadership
  • Interprofessional education
  • Qualitative, quantitative and mixed-methods research methodology
  • Development of measurement instruments/psychometrics
  • Peer review of teaching - CMHSE teaching staff are available upon request to undertake peer reviews of your teaching. Please contact Jenny Weller, Marcus Henning, Craig Webster, Karen Falloon, Tanisha Jowsey or Yan Chen if you would like your teaching peer reviewed please email