Foundation e-learning programme – Professional Capabilities 15, 16 and 17 - elearning for healthcare
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Foundation e-learning programme – Professional Capabilities 15, 16 and 17

Alex Drinkall, 28 September 2018
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The Foundation elearning programme has been developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

The elearning sessions in Professional Capability: 15 – is trained and manages cardiac and respiratory arrest. This is about knowing when not to resuscitate and how to manage this, particularly in relation to discussions with a patient and their family. The second session covers the management of issues surrounding a patient with possible tuberculosis and what to think about when considering appropriate respiratory isolation.

The elearning sessions in Professional Capability: 16 – demonstrates understanding of the principles of health promotion and illness prevention. This describes the risk factor for diseases with sessions on smoking, substance misuse, alcohol, and lifestyle.

The elearning sessions in Professional Capability: 17 – manages palliative and end of life care. This is aimed at helping doctors to develop the skills and understanding they need to give dying patients and their families care and comfort in their grief. It also considers the diversity of patients met in practice and identifies key cultural, spiritual and religious feelings and rituals.


Medication History Taking and Prescribing on Admission

Discussing ‘Do Not Attempt CPR’ Decisions

Infection Control: Air and Blood Borne Pathogens

Enabling Smoking Cessation

Risk Factors in Disease


Health Needs, Demands and Resource

Management of Substance Misuse

Management of Alcohol Misuse

Managing Obesity: Guiding and Enabling Behaviour Change

Alcohol Facts

Alcohol IBA – Assessment

Bereavement Process

Cultural and Religious Diversity and Bereavement

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.

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

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