Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (H&I) Modules 1 to 4 - elearning for healthcare
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Available on the Learning Hub

This programme has moved to the NHS Learning Hub. We recommend you read the information on this webpage to find out more about the programme before you access the learning (https://learninghub.nhs.uk/catalogue/NHSBT-Learning-Zone?nodeId=6740).

More information about the Learning Hub and the migration of elfh programmes can be found here.

About the programme

This eLearning course consists of 4 modules. You must have a basic understanding of Immunology before completing each module in numbered order.

  • Module 1 – Human Platelet Antigens
  • Module 2 – Clinical Context of Human Platelet Antigens
  • Module 3 – Methods used to investigate Thrombocytopenia
  • Module 4 – Reporting of Clinical Cases Associated with Human Platelet Antigen-Specific Antibodies

 Primary and secondary audiences:

All staff who work in a blood bank, fetal medicine unit, NHS trust with responsibility for haemostasis and laboratory-based scientists that perform testing for HPA antibodies.

Meet the team

  • Anthony Poles – H&I Manager, NHSBT – Filton
  • Steve Culliford – H&I manager, NHSBT – Filton
  • Andy Ing – Digital Learning Consultant – NHS Blood and Transplant
  • Simon Perkins – Digital Learning Consultant Contractor

How to access

To access this elfh programme, you will require a Learning Hub account. If you do not have one, then you can register by selecting the Register button below. Note that if you hold a full elfh account, you can sign into the Learning Hub using your existing login credentials.

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To view the Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (H&I) 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 Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (H&I) 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 Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (H&I) 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.

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 Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (H&I) 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

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