Supervisor resources

Prevocational Manager’s Guide

The Prevocational Manager’s Guide is intended for staff who manage prevocational Trainee Medical Officers (TMOs) and aims to assist staff in understanding the functions and activities involved in the management of prevocational TMOs. It provides a useful overview on:

  • Medical Education Officers Role
  • Medical education and training
  • Managing TMOs
  • Term allocations and rostering
  • Recruitment and selection
  • SA MET Accreditation
  • SA MET Health Advisory Council

Trainee in Difficulty: a Handbook for Directors of Clinical Training

Trainee in Difficulty – 2nd Edition (February 2014) is a practical handbook designed to help Directors of Clinical Training (DCTs) deal with postgraduate trainees who are experiencing difficulties. It provides many useful approaches and resources to support supervisors in the management of trainees in difficulty, thereby improving outcomes, including:

  • How postgraduate trainees experiencing difficulties present.
  • The range of underlying issues.
  • Assessing the severity of the problem.
  • Speaking to the postgraduate trainee and other key individuals.
  • Formulating, implementing and reviewing an action plan to address identified issues.

View Trainee in Difficulty documentation templates here.

TMO Supervision Guidelines

The TMO Supervision Guidelines applies to all Local Health Networks where junior medical officers are employed. Please refer to the TMO Supervision Guidelines as a framework to use when developing a guidelines for TMO Supervision.