Endoscopy - e-Learning for Healthcare
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  • JAG

About the Endoscopy programme

The Endoscopy e-learning programme is a free e-learning resource for health and care professionals working in endoscopy. It has been developed by Joint Advisory Group on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (JAG) working in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH).

The initial sessions created for the core endoscopy course are shown below:

  • Role of Endoscopy
  • Consent for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • The Normal Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Examination
  • Patient Centred Care
  • Risk Assessment for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Complications of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Safe Sedation for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Safe Diathermy for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • The Videoendoscope and Endoscopic Image
  • Enhanced Detection of Gastrointestinal Pathology
  • Endoscopic Examination of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

New sessions are now available.

The JETS Workforce course designed to support the foundation level of the JETS Workforce e-portfolio comprises the following sessions:

  • ENDO 1 Patient Pre-assessment for GI Endoscopy
  • ENDO 1 Infection Control
  • ENDO 1 Role of Assistant and Diathermy
  • ENDO 1 Decontamination Foundation
  • ENDO 1 Improving Quality and Safety in Endoscopy

The Capsule Endoscopy course comprising the following sessions:

  • Technical Knowledge Part 1
  • Technical Knowledge Part 2
  • Normal Anatomy and Normal Variants
  • Pathological Findings

The Endoscopic Ultrasound course

Endoscopic Non-Technical Skills (ENTS) comprising the following sessions:

  • Endoscopic Non-Technical Skills
  • Respiratory Depression: Communication, Teamwork & Leadership
  • Perforation in Endoscopy: Situational Awareness & Judgement and Decision Making
  • Upper GI Bleed: ENTS in Action

Over the coming months further sessions will be developed to further support the JETS Workforce e-portfolio.

The interactive sessions of e-learning are designed to enhance and blend with existing teaching within endoscopy. Each session of e-learning takes around 30 minutes to complete and can fit in with busy work and study schedules.

More information

The Core Endoscopy courses form part of a wider aim to provide learning resources to address the knowledge-based competencies of endoscopists and endoscopy assistants. Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare have partnered with the Joint Advisory Group (the JAG) to develop further learning resources that are linked to common therapeutic procedures such as polypectomy and the management of upper GI bleeding. It is intended that these resources will build over time to provide a catalogue of e-learning that can be accessed on demand.

Sample session

The Endoscopy e-learning programme offers knowledge based sessions covering a wide range of topics. The sessions feature graphics, animations, video and interactive exercises. Trainees can work through any session relevant to their specific needs, in any order they choose.

Meet the team

  • Raphael Broughton

    Raphael Broughton

    Senior Programme Manager, Accreditation Unit, RCoP
  • Neil Hawkes

    Neil Hawkes

    Clinical Project Lead
  • Emma Nye

    Emma Nye

    Project Manager, HEE e-Learning for Healthcare
  • Simon Blackmore

    Simon Blackmore

    Instructional Designer, HEE e-Learning for Healthcare

How to access

In order to access the Endoscopy programme, you will need an e-LfH account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below.

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To view the Endoscopy programme, select the View button below. If you already have an account with e-LfH, you will also be able to login and enrol on the programme from the View button.

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Not an NHS organisation?

If you are not an NHS health or care organisation and therefore do not qualify for free access e-LfH 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 Endoscopy programme, please contact e-LfH 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 e-LfH directly to express interest.

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