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Foundation e-Learning Programme: Professional Capability: 20 Contributes to quality improvement

Posted on: December 5th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and approved by UKFPO – Foundation is a free e-learning programme for Foundation doctors.

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, try some of our free e-learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The e-learning sessions in Professional Capability: 20 “Contributes to quality improvement”, 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

Sign in to the e-learning with your login supplied by e-LfH at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

e-Learning for Healthcare sessions in Foundation: Professional Capability: 19 Makes patient safety a priority in clinical practice

Posted on: November 8th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

e-Learning for Healthcare sessions in Foundation: Professional Capability: 19 Makes patient safety a priority in clinical practice

Foundation specific e-learning is developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and is approved by UKFPO.

The drive for quality in the NHS has patient safety at its heart. The e-learning sessions in ‘Professional Capability: 19 Makes patient safety a priority in clinical practice’ concentrate on safe practice and what to do when things go wrong.

It begins with an interactive case study where learners diagnose and treat a patient, then evaluate the management plan. Moving on, learners examine safe personal working practices when treating patients. The session also looks at the management of febrile illnesses, infection control and disease notification. The focus then shifts to the importance of maintaining the learners’ own health, both physical and mental.

Finally, the sessions 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.

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

 
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 e-learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

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

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare's Foundation e-Learning Programme: Professional Capability: 18 Recognises and works within limits of personal competence

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

The Foundation e-learning programme has been developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and is approved by UKFPO.

An essential part of modern medicine is about recognising the limits of personal competence and when to call for help. The e-learning sessions explain that protocol and guidelines are there to help you.

Sessions:

*** NEW SESSION – Oxygen Therapy ***

Competency in Practice

Senior Advice Who, When and Why?

Senior Advice: When to Stop for Help

Explaining Evidence/Guidelines/Protocols to Patients

Guidelines in Clinical Practice.

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 e-learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

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

Foundation e-learning programme – Professional Capabilities 15, 16 and 17

Posted on: September 28th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

The Foundation e-learning programme has been developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and is approved by UKFPO.

The e-learning sessions in 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 e-learning sessions in 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 e-learning sessions in 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

Cultural and Religious Diversity and Bereavement

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 e-learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

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

e-Learning for Healthcare sessions in Foundation

Posted on: September 13th, 2018 by Alex Drinkall No Comments

Professional Capability: 13 Prescribes safely

The Foundation e-learning programme has been developed specifically for Foundation doctors by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and is approved by UKFPO.

Failure to prescribe safely is one of the commonest 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), risk management and safe transfusion practice are among the topics covered.

Sessions:

  • Prescription Writing
  • Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 2)
  • Communicating Treatment Risks to Patients
  • Administration Procedure
  • BNF Usage and Other Prescribing Information Sources
  • Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 3)
  • Pain Management
  • Management of Transfused Patient
  • Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 1)
  • Safe Prescribing of Insulin
  • Haemovigilance in the UK and ROI
  • Safe and Appropriate Transfusion Practice
  • Safe Use of Injectable Medicines (Part 2)
  • Adverse Drug Effects
  • Blood Group Serology
  • Red Blood Cells
  • Safe Anticoagulation
  • Safer Medicine Use Through Concordance
  • Requesting Procedure
  • Adverse Effects of Transfusion
  • Safe Prescribing in Renal Impairment
  • Safe Prescription and Risk Management
  • Sampling Procedures
  • VTE Prevention in Secondary Care
  • Prudent Use of Antibiotics (Part 1)
  • Safe Practice the Doctors Perspective
  • Collection Procedure

 

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

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

e-Learning for Healthcare sessions in Foundation e-Learning Project: Professional Capability: 9 Recognises, assesses and initiates management of the acutely ill patient and Professional Capability: 10 Recognises, Assesses and manages patients with long term conditions

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

Foundation specific e-learning that has been developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) 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 e-learning mapped directly to the Foundation Professional Capabilities (Training Outcomes) in the 2016 Foundation Curriculum.

The e-learning sessions for Professional capability: 9 Recognises, assesses and initiates management of the acutely ill patient, describes how to assess and manage the treatment of the acutely unwell and recognise your level of competence as a Foundation doctor. The assessment and management of a patient’s fluid status, the presentation and management of sepsis and arterial blood gas sampling and interpretation are discussed. Managing patients with a reduced level of consciousness or acute pain is covered, as well as how to deal with a patient who self harms.

The e-learning sessions for Professional capability: 10 Recognises, Assesses and manages patients with long term conditions, describes the impact of long term conditions and how to manage them both in the healthcare setting and after discharge.

Sessions

  • Senior Advice: When to Stop for Help
  • Assessment and Initial Management
  • Re-evaluation and Monitoring
  • Managing Low Urine Output
  • NICE IV Fluid – Assessment
  • NICE IV Fluid – Principles and Five Rs
  • NICE IV Fluid – Properties
  • NICE IV Fluid – More Complex Scenarios
  • NICE IV Fluid – When It Goes Wrong
  • Managing Sepsis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Sampling and Interpretation
  • Patient with a Reduced Level of Consciousness
  • Pain Management
  • Self Harm Assessment
  • Managing Self Harm
  • Impact of Short-term and Long-Term Physical Problems on Daily Living
  • Ward and Therapy Services
  • Assessment of Ability to Self Care after Discharge
  • Ward and Social Services
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Nutritional Assessment
  • Options for Nutritional Care
  • Family Dynamics Affecting Discharge
  • Management of Long Term Disease in the Community

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

e-Learning for Healthcare sessions in Foundation e-Learning Project: Professional Capability: 7 Works effectively as a team member

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Ed Neville No Comments

The Foundation specific e-learning programme has been developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) and is approved by UKFPO.

The e-learning sessions cover working in, and with, teams in different healthcare settings. You will discover how effective teamwork is as a determining factor in patient safety and the value of good handover practice and referral. You will think about your role within a multidisciplinary team (MDT).

Finally, you will consider team dynamics and how working within and across MDTs can deliver and improve patient services.

Sessions:

  • Team Working and Patient Safety
  • Good Handover Practice
  • Effective Referrals to Other Clinical Teams
  • Primary, Secondary Care Interface
  • Ward and Therapy Services
  • Ward and Social Services
  • Team Dynamics
  • Effective Team Working.

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

You can sign in to the e-learning with your login supplied by e-LfH at the beginning of your foundation training.

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

Foundation e-learning programme: Professional Capability: 4 Keeps practice up to date through learning and teaching

Posted on: March 9th, 2018 by Ed Neville No Comments

Free Foundation-specific e-learning has been developed by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and is approved by UKFPO.

These e-learning sessions introduce the different types of supervised learning events in the Foundation Programme and how to get the most from them. There is also a focus on how important feedback, reflection and action planning is to learning and development. A group of three sessions aim to describe the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to undertake a teaching role.

Sessions:

  • Supervised Learning Events in the Foundation Programme: An Introduction
  • Principles of Assessment
  • Making the Best Use of Multi-Source Feedback: A Trainee Guide
  • Getting the Most from Direct Observation of Procedural Skills (DOPS)
  • Getting the Most from a Case Based Discussion (CBD)
  • Getting the Most from a Mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (Mini-CEX)
  • Getting the Most Out of Supervised Learning Events: A Trainee’s Guide (Part 1)
  • Getting the Most Out of Supervised Learning Events: A Trainee’s Guide (Part 2)
  • How do Adults Learn?
  • Teaching – Delivering a Formal Teaching Session
  • Teaching – Clinical Practice: Bedside or Opportunistic Moment
  • Obtaining Feedback for Personal Development.

To access the e-learning programme sign into the e-Learning for Healthcare Hub with the login supplied by HEE e-LfH at the beginning of foundation training:

https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

Foundation e-learning programme - February update

Posted on: February 12th, 2018 by Ed Neville No Comments

Foundation e-learning programme: Professional Capability: 3 Behaves in accordance with ethical and legal requirements.

Foundation specific e-learning – The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges worked in partnership with Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) to develop a Foundation Programme specific e-learning programme which is approved by UKFPO.

The Mental Health Act protects the rights of vulnerable adults and children; a group of the e-learning sessions outline the responsibilities of the people who care for them.

The e-learning programme explores how the General Medical Council (GMC) supports career development, looking at the topics of registration, the Foundation Programme and career development.

There are sessions which focus on the safeguarding of adults and children in primary and secondary care.

The importance of protecting data is also explored in sessions about information security and the Data Protection Act.

Sessions include:

  • Confidentiality and Privacy
  • Mental Health Act
  • Mental Capacity
  • Mental Capacity Assessment
  • Capacity and Difficult Consent
  • Use of Restraint
  • HIV Testing
  • DVLA
  • How to avoid the GMC Disciplinary Committee
  • Infection Control: Diarrhoea in an Inpatient
  • Completion of the Medical Certificate of Cause of Death Part 3
  • Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults
  • GMC Registration and Post Graduate Observation
  • Safeguarding Adults: Level 2
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 1 Safeguarding for All Staff Working in a Healthcare Setting
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part A – Recognition
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part B – Response in Secondary Care
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part C – Record in Secondary Care
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part B – Response in Primary Care
  • Safeguarding Children: Level 2 Part C – Record in Primary Care
  • Information Security
  • An Introduction to the Data Protection Act

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

Sign in to the e-learning with the login supplied by e-LfH at the beginning of your foundation training: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/foundation-programme/.

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