Educator Training Resources - elearning for healthcare
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About the Educator Training Resources programme

The Educator Training Resources (ETR) programme contains elearning sessions for clinical educators and supervisors across the healthcare professions. This multiprofessional resource is applicable to those who are teaching, supervising, and assessing learners in practice.

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The elearning sessions cover a wide range of topics and are structured under the 5 courses below:

Supervision of Learners – covers topics including how to work with learners to facilitate their learning, how to assess their needs and set their learning objectives and provide feedback. There are also sessions covering the support provided to learners in relation to their wellbeing, personal and career development.

Teaching Methods – covers different teaching and facilitation methods to employ in practice. Includes sessions around clinical skills teaching, small group teaching, using simulation and involving patients in teaching.

Assessment and Progression – covers sessions including approaches and the principles of assessments along with practical video sessions on using specific assessment tools. This course contains both multiprofessional and profession specific sessions.

The Learning Environment – covers sessions such as how to make the clinical environment safe and conducive to effective learning, the quality assurance of learning environments and ensuring patient safety.

Approaches in Education – covers sessions around different approaches and ideas you may adopt in clinical education, including interprofessional education and the use of elearning. The sessions may also be useful to individuals responsible for the professional development of educators in NHS organisations and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs).

Meet the team

  • Helen Foster

    Associate Education Lead, Multiprofessional Faculty Development LSE, Professional Development Team, NHS England
  • andi blackmore

    Andi Blackmore

    Programme Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Marnie Greenrod

    Marnie Greenrod

    Project Manager, HEE elearning for healthcare
  • Rashmi Chavda

    Rashmi Chavda

    Graphic Designer, HEE elearning for healthcare

How to access

To access any elfh programme, you will need an elfh account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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To view the Educator Training Resources programme, select the View button below. If you already have an account with elfh, you will also be able to login and enrol on the programme from the View button.

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If you already have an account with elfh, then you can enrol on to the Educator Training Resources programme by logging in to the elfh Hub, selecting My Account > Enrolment and selecting the programme. You can then access the programme immediately in the My e-Learning section.

NHS healthcare staff in England – ESR

The Educator Training Resources programme is also available to NHS healthcare staff via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR). Accessing this e-learning via ESR means that your completions will transfer with you throughout your NHS career.

Not an NHS organisation?

If you are not an NHS health or care organisation and therefore do not qualify for free access elfh Hub, you may be able to access the service by creating an OpenAthens account.

To check whether or not you qualify for free access via OpenAthens, you can view the eligibility criteria and register on the OpenAthens portal.

Registering large numbers of users

If you are a HR, IT or Practice Manager and would like to register and enrol large numbers of staff within your organisation for access onto the Educator Training Resources programme, please contact elfh directly.

Organisations wishing to use their own LMS

For HR departments wanting to know more about gaining access to courses using an existing Learning Management System please contact elfh directly to express interest.

More information

Please select the following link for more information on how to use the elfh Hub Hub.

Select here for more information on the authorisations process to run reports on the learning activity of staff.

Select the following link for more information about CPD points.

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