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New online training supports the delivery of personalised care for people with long-term conditions

Posted on: August 10th, 2022 by Kieron Bradshaw No Comments

A new elearning programme is available to help health and care staff deliver more personalised care to people with long-term conditions. The programme, developed by Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh), focuses on personalised care, support planning, prehabilitation and rehabilitation.

As multimorbidity becomes more prevalent, meeting the needs of people with long-term conditions is one of the biggest challenges facing the NHS. More than 15 million people in England are living with a long-term condition, and in many cases people have more than one, resulting in poorer quality of life and a greater risk of premature death. Treatment and care for these conditions can also use up to 70% of acute and primary care budgets.

A personalised approach to care and support is vital to ensure that people’s needs are fully identified and planned for, taking their strengths and developed abilities into account.

A range of topics are explored in the new elearning sessions, including:

  • key theoretical principles underpinning prehabilitation screening, assessment, and interventions
  • the impact of rehabilitation interventions on the needs and symptoms of patients
  • the role of multidisciplinary teams (in particular, allied health professionals), in supporting people with long-term conditions.

The PRosPer elearning programme was originally developed by Health Education England and Macmillan Cancer Support, to help improve personalised care and support planning for people with cancer.

Since developing the initial elearning programme, it has been recognised that much of the content could be helpful for staff caring for patients with a range of long-term conditions. It has now been developed to apply to this broader patient group.

Anybody who provides care or treatment for people with long-term conditions will find this training helpful.

More sessions will be added later in 2022, and we will provide an update when they are available.

Accessing the PRosPer Long-Term Conditions elearning programme 

To read more about the programme, visit the programme page.

Safe prescribing: Foundation elearning programme update (August 2022)

Posted on: August 1st, 2022 by Kieron Bradshaw No Comments

Welcome to your August 2022 update about the Foundation elearning programme.

The Foundation elearning programme 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 the UK Foundation Programme (UKFPO).

Failure to prescribe safely is one of the commonest causes of untoward patient incidents in medical practice.

Sessions from the Foundation elearning programme listed below cover areas in your curriculum on:

  • FPC 1: Clinical Assessment
  • FPC 2: Clinical Prioritisation
  • FPC 3: Holistic Planning
  • FPC 4: Communication and Care
  • FPC 5: Continuity of Care Specific Areas of Core Learning High Risk Prescribing Patient Safety

Safe prescribing elearning sessions:

Prescription Writing: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700519

BNF Usage and Other Prescribing Information Sources: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700523

Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 1): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700527

Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 2): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700531

Safe Anticoagulation: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700535

Safe Prescribing in Renal Impairment: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700539

Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 1): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700543

Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 2): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700547

Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 3): https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700551

Safe Prescribing of Insulin: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700555

Adverse Drug Effects: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700559

Safer Medicine Use Through Concordance: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/700563

The Foundation programme has a range of other sessions that might help you. Please log in to the programme page to view more.

You can sign on to the elearning with your login supplied by elearning for healthcare at any time during your foundation training: https://www.elfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/

HORUS and TURAS have deep links to elearning for healthcare sessions from the Foundation Curriculum and are therefore accessible to all trainees, making it quicker and easier to access the appropriate session linked to the curriculum.

Doctors in Training Induction programme updated

Posted on: July 13th, 2022 by Kieron Bradshaw No Comments

The Doctors in Training (DiT) Induction elearning programme has been reviewed and updated by subject specialists ahead of the new academic year.

Following feedback from practising clinical staff as well as doctors currently in training, sessions from the programme have been updated to improve the experience for learners.

DiT is aimed at foundation doctors (F1 and F2) and focuses on professional skills in the workplace through 3 patient journey scenarios, along with an assessment to confirm compliance.

It addresses some identified gaps in knowledge for doctors prior to starting their next year on 1 August.

It is also suitable for returning doctors and doctors from overseas working in primary care, secondary care and community settings.

The 3 patient journey scenarios are based around areas that doctors in training have highlighted as those they find most challenging. They include:

  • Blood transfusion and consent
  • Safe prescribing and venous thromboembolism (VTE)
  • Mental Capacity Act and death certification

The learning objectives for this programme have been specially written by experts:

More information, including access details, is available on the Doctors in Training Induction page.

Foundation elearning programme update July 2022

Posted on: July 4th, 2022 by Kieron Bradshaw No Comments

Welcome to your July 2022 update about the Foundation elearning programme.

The Foundation elearning programme 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 the UK Foundation Programme (UKFPO).

Supervised learning events (SLEs) are an essential part of your learning in your foundation years. Even if you think you know how to get the best out of them, you could still get more by doing the SLE sessions now.

Available in the elfh Foundation Programme (2021 curriculum), relevant elearning sessions cover areas in your curriculum on FPC 10: Teaching the teacher and FPC 12: Continuing Professional Development:

Check the programme to see other sessions that might help you.

You can sign on to the elearning with your login supplied by elfh at any time during your foundation training: https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/686680

HORUS and TURAS have deep links to elfh sessions from the Foundation Curriculum and are therefore accessible to all trainees, making it quicker and easier to access the appropriate session linked to the curriculum.

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