Supervisor & Staff Resources

Thank you for stopping by here.

Your skills and expertise are an integral part of how students will experience their clinical placement; what they will learn, how they will apply their learnings, how they will interact with their colleagues, patients and other staff within the organisations.

We recognise that your role is not an easy one, and there are times where you may need some extra assistance in particular area’s such as having difficult conversations, identifying any student problems early on or further developing clinical skills.  Or you may just wish to do some research on how you may be able to better support students coming on placement in your organisation.

Listed below are a number of existing resources available to assist supervising staff further develop their skills in this role.

We would like to thank you for the important role you play in helping develop our future health workforce.

If there is anything in particular you are looking for and can’t find, or if you are aware of other resources not listed below and would like to share them with other clinical supervisors, please send an email to Joelene Mitchell (

Skills and training resources

UDRH Supervisor Training & Mentoring events

Supervisor Training & Mentoring Opportunities

Giving & Receiving Feedback

10 Common Mistakes in Giving Feedback

Common mistakes when giving feedback to students

Nursing Resources

APNA: Teaching and Learning in the workplace module

Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice – Cardiorespiratory and Renal specialties
GCNP course flyer 

Mental Health Professional Development

MHPOD – Mental Health Professional Online Development
Website –
New learning portal –

General Supervisor Resources

Pre-placement checklist example (ACU)

HETI Placement resources (HETI)

Making the most of clinical placements (HETI)

Example student placement handbook (Gateway Health)

Example clinical placement dress code expectations ( La Trobe – though these may vary between education provider)

Sample professional behaviour guidelines for students on clinical placement  (The University of Melbourne)

VAK Learning Styles Questionnaire (Swinburne)

My Ally – Mentoring for Allied Health in Regional Victoria

Teaching and Assessing Clinical Skills online course (Coursea)

Resources Link – Knowledge Bank – DHHS Victoria

Clinical Supervision Resources – Knowledge Bank – DHHS Victoria

Simulation Resources – Sim Ed

Clinical Educator Resources

Clinical Supervision Learning Portal – NSW Health Online ^!/

Emergency Medicine – Life In the Fast Lane

Online Simulation Training Package (nursing focused)

Clinical Decision Resource *

Rehsen Online Learning Resource *

Resilience & mental wellbeing resources

Crana Support Services

Educator and Support Groups

Regional Allied Health Workforce Development

Hume Region Allied Health Education Group – Training Calendar

Hume Region Nursing & Midwifery Educator’s Group Website

Allied Health Professionals Australia (AHPA)

Other Training

SARRAH Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway