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Induction e-learning programme for doctors in training now live

Posted on: July 2nd, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Health Education England is pleased to announce the new Doctors in Training (DiT) induction elearning programme is now available.

The programme focuses on professional skills in the workplace through three patient journey scenarios and each one comes with an assessment to confirm compliance.

Trusts should consider how they can build their induction programmes around the opportunities presented by this free induction programme. The competencies gained through this online induction package are transferable for up to three years as the doctors in training move between Trusts.

To access the new programme via the elearning for healthcare hub visit:  https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/527162 or visit the Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

The new induction resource can be used in conjunction with the existing statutory and mandatory programme. For more information on this programme please visit: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/statutory-and-mandatory-training

For further information about the Doctors in Training elearning programme please visit the elfh website:  www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/doctors-in-training or email tel@hee.nhs.uk.

Doctors in Training Induction Programme

Posted on: June 14th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

A national online induction programme for doctors in training will become available later this month.

The Doctors in Training Induction Programme incorporates key relevant clinical topics which support doctors in training with the additional competencies needed as part of their induction to provide high quality patient care. The programme format involves three ‘patient journey’ scenarios each with an assessment.

The programme has been developed by Health Education England after consultation and input from experts including Foundation Doctors, Foundation School Directors and Clinical Leads, which shaped the structure and themes of the scenarios.

These scenarios focus on practical and professional skills as doctors in training enter the wards. The accuracy of the stories is enforced by using real staff and locations within the films and the stories were regularly checked throughout production, for plausibility and against learning objectives, with subject matter experts and doctors in training.

The programme team believe that using the stories in the settings the doctors in training will be working in is an effective way to share and embed the induction content with the learners.

The scenarios will cover the following topics:

  • Blood Transfusion and Consent
  • Safe Prescribing and Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)
  • Mental Capacity Act & Death Certification.

The new induction elearning programme will be available from the end of June 2018, via the elearning for healthcare Hub, the Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and some local Learning Management Systems via AICC links.

The new induction resource will be able to be used in conjunction with the existing statutory and mandatory programme.  For more information on this programme please visit: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/statutory-and-mandatory-training/.

For more information about the programme please email tel@hee.nhs.uk.

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