December 2019 - elearning for healthcare
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Enrolment for level 3 safeguarding adults free online course is live

Posted on: December 20th, 2019 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

The first run of the level 3 safeguarding adults free online course starts on Monday 27 January 2020.

The course lasts for three weeks with weekly study time of one hour.

Health and care staff can enrol now at

The online course contributes towards the achievement of level 3 safeguarding competencies, as set out in Safeguarding for Adults: Roles and Competencies.

Topics covered include:

* Taking part in, and contributing to, wider multi-disciplinary safeguarding meetings
* The challenges of complex safeguarding concerns
* How communication, information sharing and confidentiality contribute to effective safeguarding
* Professional and contemporaneous safeguarding documentation
* Reflective practice and the role of supervision in safeguarding

Developed in partnership with the Safeguarding Adults National Network, this online course is one of a set of national resources for level 3 and 4 safeguarding adults training that HEE is making freely available to all health and care staff.

Accompanying the level 3 online course, will be a facilitator guide to run complementary face to face training in your organisation. This will be made available on the elfh Hub from the end of January 2020.

For level 4 safeguarding adults, staff will be able to access a gap analysis tool to discover relevant resources based on their current knowledge and skills, log their work-based learning and have access to a programme of live webinars on ‘hot topics’ running throughout 2020.

For more information please email

TEL News December 2019

Posted on: December 20th, 2019 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

December’s issue of TEL News includes details of Health Education England’s elearning for healthcare’s surge in usage plus an update on the Learning Hub. There is also an announcement of a new elearning programme, Helping People Living in Cold Homes.

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

Foundation programme - December 2019 update

Posted on: December 20th, 2019 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Welcome to your December 2019 update about the Foundation elearning programme that has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

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

The sessions in the Foundation elearning programme – Professional Capability: 20 Contributes to quality improvement; the elearning sessions look at audit and evidence-based practice. It outlines the study designs used in medical practice. You are provided with a guide to developing a structured research strategy which will help you find journal articles relevant to your clinical questions. How to evaluate a journal article is discussed using a linked example paper from the British Journal of Anaesthesia.


* Audit
* Evidence Based Medicine in Clinical Practice
* Common Study Designs in Clinical Research
* Explaining Evidence/Guidelines/Protocols to Patients
* Guidelines in Clinical Practice
* Searching the Literature and Locating Papers
* How to Review a Paper

You can sign in to the elearning with your login supplied by elfh at the beginning of your foundation training:

elfh is a NHS England programme in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies