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TEL News February 2018

Posted on: February 28th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all that is Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in Healthcare. TEL NEWs includes information from Health Education England’s (HEE) TEL Programme team, the e-Learning for Healthcare Programme, e-Learning and Simulation Leads across the local offices and other updates we think you’ll find useful.

Click the following link to access our full publication of TEL News.

New sessions added to surgical trainees' e-learning programme 

Posted on: February 26th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare has worked with the Royal College of Surgeons to develop and update eSurgery, a free e-learning resource supporting trainees in their early years of surgical training.

This resource provides a broad theoretical knowledge common to all surgical specialties and help trainees develop the basic knowledge and skills required of a surgeon.

eSurgery offers interactive e-learning sessions structured in modules that map to the <http://www.iscp.ac.uk> Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Programme (ISCP).

The modules cover:

  • Basic science knowledge relevant to surgical practice
  • Common surgical conditions – this module has recently been updated with 22 new sessions
  • Basic surgical skills
  • Peri-operative care of the surgical patient
  • Assessment and management of patients with trauma – this module has recently been updated with 13 new sessions
  • Organ and tissue transplantation.

The eSurgery programme will be available via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR) in March 2018.

For more information about eSurgery and how to access the programme please visit: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/surgery/

Foundation e-learning programme - February update

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by Ed Neville No Comments

Foundation e-learning programme: Professional Capability: 3 Behaves in accordance with ethical and legal requirements.

Foundation specific e-learning – The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges worked in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) to develop a Foundation Programme specific e-learning programme which is approved by UKFPO.

The Mental Health Act protects the rights of vulnerable adults and children; a group of the e-learning sessions outline the responsibilities of the people who care for them.

The e-learning programme explores how the General Medical Council (GMC) supports career development, looking at the topics of registration, the Foundation Programme and career development.

There are sessions which focus on the safeguarding of adults and children in primary and secondary care.

The importance of protecting data is also explored in sessions about information security and the Data Protection Act.

Sessions include:

  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Mental Health Act
  • Mental Capacity
  • Mental Capacity Assessment
  • Capacity and Difficult Consent
  • Use of Restraint
  • HIV Testing
  • DVLA
  • How to avoid the GMC Disciplinary Committee
  • Infection Control: Diarrhoea in an Inpatient
  • Completion of the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death Part 3
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • GMC Registration and Post Graduate Observation
  • Safeguarding Adults: Level 2
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 1 Safeguarding for All Staff Working in a Healthcare Setting
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part A – Recognition
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part B – Response in Secondary Care
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part C – Record in Secondary Care
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part B – Response in Primary Care
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part C – Record in Primary Care
  • Information Security
  • An Introduction to the Data Protection Act

If you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice, try some of the free e-learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

Sign in to the e-learning with the login supplied by e-LfH at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

Breastmilk Provision for Preterm and Sick Neonates e-learning programme launched

Posted on: February 6th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Health Education England (HEE) has worked in partnership with the Thames Valley and Wessex Neonatal Operational Delivery Network, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, University Southampton Hospitals, Oxford University Hospitals and HEE e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) to develop a learning resource to improve education and training of all relevant staff in the support of breast milk provision for preterm and sick infants.

The e-learning programme will also enable healthcare professionals to improve breastmilk provision rates at discharge from neonatal units.

The content is suitable for all professionals who work to support to improving breastmilk provision including:

  • Nurses and healthcare assistants
  • Midwives and maternity healthcare support workers
  • Medical trainees
  • All medical staff

This resource can be used as a preparatory learning experience and can also be used for performance support by healthcare professionals. The content is split into four main sections:

1. After delivery – what the healthcare professional should know and help the mother to understand before she starts expressing breastmilk

2. Starting to express – how to support a mother practically and emotionally as she begins to express

3. Increasing milk supply – how to support mothers to maintain and increase their breastmilk supply

4. Resources – access to a set of useful job aids and reference tools.

The e-learning programme is available to access for free via the e-LfH Hub and the Electronic Staff Record.

For more information about the e-learning programme and details on how to access the programme visit: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/breastmilk-provision-for-preterm-and-sick-neonates/

TEL News January 2018

Posted on: February 2nd, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all that is Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in Healthcare. TEL NEWs includes information from Health Education England’s (HEE) TEL Programme team, the e-Learning for Healthcare Programme, e-Learning and Simulation Leads across the local offices and other updates we think you’ll find useful.

Click the following link to access our full publication of TEL News.

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