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Foundation programme – November 2020 update

Posted on: November 24th, 2020 by Hannah Denness No Comments

Welcome to your November 2020 update about the Foundation elearning programme.

The Foundation elearning programme has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free elearning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The sessions in the elfh Foundation elearning programme:

Professional Capability: 3
Behaves in accordance with ethical and legal requirements

Sessions:

  • How to avoid the GMC Disciplinary Committee
  • GMC Registration and Post Graduate Observation

Professional Capability: 19
Makes patient safety a priority in clinical practice

Sessions:

  • Human factors and analysis of adverse events
  • Medical Error: When Things Go Wrong
  • Hospital Acquired Fever: What to do if MRSA Positive
  • Hospital Acquired Fever: What to do Next
  • Infection Control: Diarrhoea in an Inpatient
  • Infection Control: Air and Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Infection Control: Modes of Transmission

You can sign in to the elearning with your login supplied by elfh at any time during your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

HORUS and TURAS link to elfh elearning sessions from the FP Curriculum and are therefore accessible to all trainees, making it quicker and easy to access the appropriate session linked to the curriculum.

Updates to the Foundation e-learning programme

Posted on: October 26th, 2020 by Hannah Denness No Comments

elfh has worked with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges to update three sessions within the Foundation elearning programme.

The Foundation elearning programme is a free elearning resource for Foundation doctors.

All sessions are mapped directly to the 2016 Foundation Curriculum and the material is approved by UKFPO.

The following sessions have recently been updated:

  • An Underperforming Colleague – What To Do
  • Audit
  • Mental Health Act
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Stress – Bullying

For more information about the programme, including access details, visit: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/

Foundation Fast Track e-learning programme

Posted on: May 1st, 2020 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

As part of the COVID-19 response a new programme was created for interim foundation Year 1 doctors who are being fast tracked into their Foundation Training.

This programme has been launched 53,161 times since it went live earlier this month with more than 4700 elfh accounts created.

The Foundation Fast Track elearning programme contains essential learning for Interim Foundation Year 1 (FiY1) doctors who are being fast tracked into their Foundation Training to support the workforce in responding to the pandemic.

The courses include a cut down version of the Statutory and Mandatory programme focusing on the key requirements for FiY1 doctors, and the Doctors in Training Induction scenarios, each of which contains a related assessment. Users will meet patients in each of the scenarios and follow their journeys. Each scenario covers relevant learning objectives and allows users to focus on key professional skills that they will need in their role as a Foundation Doctor.

The following courses from the Foundation learning programme are also included and are aimed at the key areas relating to the treatment of patients during the Coronavirus pandemic:

  • Professional capabilities 9: Recognises, assesses and initiates management of the acutely ill patient (FiY1)
  • Professional capabilities 11: Obtains history, performs clinical examination, formulates differential diagnosis and management (FiY1)
  • Professional capabilities 13: Prescribes safely

To access the Foundation Fast Track elearning programme visit https://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Component/Details/611029.

Foundation programme – February 2020 update

Posted on: February 19th, 2020 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Welcome to your February 2020 update about the Foundation elearning programme that has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free elearning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The sessions in the elfh Foundation elearning programme:

Professional Capability: 3 Behaves in accordance with ethical and legal requirements; the Mental Health Act protects the rights of vulnerable adults and children; a group of the elearning sessions outline the responsibilities of the people who care for them.

You will find out how the GMC supports your career development, looking at the topics of registration, the Foundation Programme and your career development.

There are sessions which focus on the safeguarding of adults and children in primary and secondary care. Finally, the importance of protecting data is explored in sessions about information security and the Data Protection Act.

Sessions

  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Mental Health Act
  • Infection Control: Diarrhoea in an Inpatient
  • Assessing Mental Capacity
  • Planning Ahead Using the MCA
  • Best Interests
  • Restraint
  • HIV Testing
  • DVLA
  • How to Avoid the GMC Disciplinary Committee
  • GMC Registration and Post Graduate Observation
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • 01_02 Blood Transfusion and Consent Scenario
  • 01_03 Mental Capacity Act and Death Certification
  • Completion of the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death Part 3
  • Data Security Awareness – Level 1
  • Safeguarding Adults – Level 2
  • Safeguarding Children – Level 1
  • Safeguarding Children – Level 2

 

You can sign in to the elearning with your login supplied by elfh at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

 

Foundation programme - January 2020 update

Posted on: January 29th, 2020 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Welcome to your January 2020 update about the Foundation elearning programme that has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free elearning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The sessions in the elfh Foundation elearning programme –

Professional Capability: 1 Acts professionally and Professional Capability: 2 Delivers patient-centred care and maintains trust – explore the relationship between doctors and their patients and how to deliver effective patient-centred care. ‘Handling Complaints’ provides essential information about common factors leading to complaints, how to minimise these, the procedures involved and what your responsibilities are as a foundation doctor. The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) protects the right of vulnerable people and this group of sessions cover topics such as assessing capacity, consent, patient autonomy and safeguarding. You will also consider the multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach to healthcare in the hospital and patient support after discharge.

Professional Capability: 1 Acts Professionally and Professional Capability

Sessions:

* Handling Complaints

Professional Capability: 2 Delivers patient-centred care and maintains trust Sessions:

* Assessing Mental Capacity

* Planning Ahead Using the MCA

* Best Interests

* Restraint

* Patient Autonomy and Related Ethics

* Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
* Confidentiality and Privacy
* Keeping the Patient at the Centre of Care
* Seeing the Whole Picture
* Family Dynamics Affecting Discharge
* 01_02 Blood Transfusion and Consent Scenario
* 01_03 Mental Capacity Act and Death Certification

You can sign in to the elearning with your login supplied by elfh at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

Foundation programme - December 2019 update

Posted on: December 20th, 2019 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Welcome to your December 2019 update about the Foundation elearning programme that has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free elearning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The sessions in the Foundation elearning programme – Professional Capability: 20 Contributes to quality improvement; the elearning sessions look at audit and evidence-based practice. It outlines the study designs used in medical practice. You are provided with a guide to developing a structured research strategy which will help you find journal articles relevant to your clinical questions. How to evaluate a journal article is discussed using a linked example paper from the British Journal of Anaesthesia.

Sessions:

* Audit
* Evidence Based Medicine in Clinical Practice
* Common Study Designs in Clinical Research
* Explaining Evidence/Guidelines/Protocols to Patients
* Guidelines in Clinical Practice
* Searching the Literature and Locating Papers
* How to Review a Paper

You can sign in to the elearning with your login supplied by elfh at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

Foundation programme - November 2019 update

Posted on: November 1st, 2019 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Welcome to your November 2019 update about the Foundation elearning programme that has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free elearning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The sessions in the Foundation elearning programme: Professional Capability: 19 Makes patient safety a priority in clinical practice; the drive for quality in the NHS has patient safety at its heart. The elearning sessions concentrate on safe practice and what to do when things go wrong. It begins with an interactive case study where you diagnose and treat a patient, then evaluate your management plan. Moving on, you examine safe personal working practices when treating patients. You look at the management of febrile illnesses, infection control and disease notification. The focus then shifts to the importance of maintaining your own health, both physical and mental. Finally, you will look at the building blocks that support quality and safety in the NHS, including how to raise concerns about patient safety, team working, clinical governance, patient outcome and experience.

Sessions:

  • Safe Practice the Doctors Perspective
  • Human factors and analysis of adverse events
  • Medical Error: When Things Go Wrong
  • Hospital Acquired Fever: What to do if MRSA Positive
  • Hospital Acquired Fever with MRSA: What to do Next
  • Infection Control: Diarrhoea in an Inpatient
  • Infection Control: Air and Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Infection Control: Modes of Transmission
  • Disease Notification
  • Stress – Mental Health
  • Health (Blood Borne Infection) and Handling Stress
  • An Underperforming Colleague – What To Do
  • Stress – Bullying
  • Introduction to Patient Safety
  • Quality and Safety in the NHS
  • Raising Concerns About Patient Safety
  • Team Working and Patient Safety
  • Clinical Governance
  • Outcomes and Patient Experience
  • Handling Complaints
  • 03_03 Errors and Experiences in Healthcare
  • 03_04 Minimising Risk in Healthcare Organisations

You can sign in to the elearning with your login supplied by elfh at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

Foundation programme update

Posted on: September 18th, 2019 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

SEPTEMBER 2019

Welcome to your September 2019 update about the Foundation elearning programme that has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free elearning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The elfh sessions in the Foundation elearning programme – Professional Capability: 15 Is trained and manages cardiac and respiratory arrest; this is about knowing when not to resuscitate and how to manage this, particularly in relation to discussions with a patient and their family. The second session covers the management of issues surrounding a patient with possible tuberculosis and what to think about when considering appropriate respiratory isolation.

The elfh sessions in the Foundation elearning programme – Professional Capability: 16 Demonstrates understanding of the principles of health promotion and illness prevention; this describes the risk factor for diseases with sessions on smoking, substance misuse, alcohol, and lifestyle.

The elfh sessions in the Foundation elearning programme – Professional Capability: 17 Manages palliative and end of life care; this is aimed at helping doctors to develop the skills and understanding they need to give dying patients and their families care and comfort in their grief. It also considers the diversity of patients met in practice and identifies key cultural, spiritual and religious feelings and rituals.

Sessions:

  • Medication History Taking and Prescribing on Admission
  • Discussing ‘Do Not Attempt CPR’ Decisions
  • Infection Control: Air and Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Enabling Smoking Cessation
  • Risk Factors in Disease
  • Screening
  • Health Needs, Demands and Resource
  • Management of Substance Misuse
  • Management of Alcohol Misuse
  • Managing Obesity: Guiding and Enabling Behaviour Change
  • Alcohol Facts
  • Alcohol IBA – Assessment
  • Bereavement Process

 

To access the elearning programme use the login supplied by elfh at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

August 2019 Foundation update

Posted on: August 9th, 2019 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Welcome to your August 2019 update about the Foundation elearning programme that has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) and is approved by UKFPO.

Do you need to complete parts of the curriculum on your e-portfolio which you do not cover in day-to-day practice? If so, why not try some of our free elearning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

HORUS are pleased to confirm that the deep links to elfh elearning sessions from the Foundation Programme Curriculum in Horus are now live and therefore accessible to all trainees. This function should make it quicker and easy to access the appropriate session linked to the curriculum.

Supervised Learning Events (SLEs) are an essential part of your learning in your two foundation years. Do you know how to get the best out of them? Even if you think you do, you could still get more by doing the SLE sessions now at the start of the year.

The elfh sessions in Foundation elearning programme –

Professional Capability: 13

Prescribes safely sessions; failure to prescribe safely is one of the most common causes of untoward patient incidents in medical practice. Two case studies underpin and cover in detail how to safely and effectively prescribe a wide range of medicines. Adverse drug effects (ADE) and risk management are among the topics covered.

Sessions:

  • Prescription Writing
  • BNF Usage and Other Prescribing Information Sources
  • Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 1)
  • Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 2)
  • Safe Anticoagulation
  • Safe Prescribing in Renal Impairment
  • Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 1)
  • Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 2)
  • Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 3)
  • Safe Prescribing of Insulin
  • Adverse Drug Effects
  • Safer Medicine Use Through Concordance
  • Safe Prescription and Risk Management
  • Safe Practice the Doctors Perspective
  • Communicating Treatment Risks to Patients
  • Pain Management
  • VTE Prevention in Secondary Care
  • 01_01 Safe Prescribing and VTE Scenario
  • 01_02 Blood Transfusion and Consent Scenario
  • 09_01_01 How to Take a History Red Eye

To access the Foundation elearning programme please use the login details supplied by elfh at the beginning of your foundation training. For more information about the Foundation elearning programme visit: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

elfh is a Health Education England programme in partnership with the NHS and professional bodies