Geriatric Medicine - elearning for healthcare
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About the Geriatric Medicine programme

Developed in partnership with the British Geriatrics Society, the aim of this programme is to bring together learning resources that relate to the care of older people into one place. Over time, the resources will grow and be added to, and will become a valuable resource for the wider multi-professional team looking after older people and those living with frailty.

The programme provides learning on the acute presentation of illness in older people, anaesthesia, dementia care and multi-professional care presented in the form of elearning sessions and podcasts.

The resources have been collated by Dr Iain Wilkinson, Consultant Geriatrician at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust with the support of the British Geriatrics Society.

How to access

In order to access the Geriatric Medicine 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 Geriatric Medicine 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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NHS healthcare staff in England

The Geriatric Medicine programme is also available to NHS healthcare staff via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR). Accessing this elearning via ESR means that your completions will transfer with you throughout your NHS career.

Further details are available here.

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 Geriatric Medicine 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.

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