To support staff who are unable to get to face-to-face training, Skills for Health and Charles Bloe have partnered to develop this immunisation and vaccination elearning and supporting webinar bundle.
Learners will get access to the Skills for Health Immunisation and Vaccination refresher course, and a supporting webinar delivered by Charles Bloe Training via Zoom.
Course Content – eLearning
- Module 1: Current issues in Immunisation and Vaccination
- Module 2: Keeping Up to Date – Vaccines, Legislation and Policies
- Module 3: Immunisation Schedule
- Module 4: Review of Current Practice: Administering the Vaccine
- Module 5: Review of Current Practice: Anaphylaxis and Basic Life Support
Course Content – Supporting webinar
- Update on vaccination techniques
- The role of vaccines / dispelling myths
- What’s new in 2020 / keeping up to date
- Increasing engagement in the ‘flu campaign’
- Safety issues in current climate
- Where we are with a COVID vaccine
Duration & CPD
4 hours in total, equivalent to 4 CPD points:
- eLearning: 2.5 hours
- Webinar: 1.5 hours
A certificate of attendance is available for each section of the bundle (elearning [downloadable upon completion of the course] and webinar)
Who is the course for?
All healthcare staff involved in delivering or advising on immunisations and vaccinations, as an update of prior knowledge.
For more information and to book onto this course please visit here
The SCRIPT e-learning programme for the primary care workforce consists of a range of modules on topics relating to prescribing and medicines safety in the primary care setting.
Modules are categorised into four different areas:
- Principles of prescribing
- Prescribing in medical emergencies
- Prescribing in special circumstances
- Therapeutic groups
Each module takes from approximately 60 minutes to complete. All course materials have been authored by a team of expert healthcare professionals and are regularly reviewed and updated.
What are the benefits in using the SCRIPT e-learning programmes?
- Safer prescribing
SCRIPT enhances knowledge and confidence in prescribing correctly, improving patient safety, therapeutics and medicines management.
- Professional development
Certificates are made available on completion of a module, which can be used for online learning portfolios as evidence of continuing professional development.
- Flexible learning
SCRIPT is easily accessible and intuitive to use, allowing users to complete modules at their convenience and refer back to modules at any time.
- SCRIPT e-learning is free to those with an NHS.uk or NHS.net email address
How do I access the e-learning?
You can access SCRIPT e-learning programmes by visiting the SCRIPT website at: https://www.safeprescriber.org/.
This free e-learning module was launched in December 2019 by the Royal College of General Practitioners on the RCGP learning platform: https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/nhsdpp. The 30 minute e-module is aimed at GPs, Practice Nurses and other Practice staff and aims to improve understanding amongst primary care colleagues of the NDPP and therefore raise the programme’s profile so promoting referrals. The content covers:
- What NDH is
- What the NHS DPP is
- How it works and
- Who is eligible
There are also some basics on motivational interviewing. The aim is to provide healthcare professionals with the tools and information they need to make quality referrals into the programme. The course is free and CPD-accredited. It can be accessed by creating a free account on the RCGP Learning site”
Price £49 – the course is available for 28 days following payment.
This course is worth 6 CPD hours
This course has been designed to provide an introduction to understanding blood results. The course gives learners a basic awareness of key tests, disease relevance and demonstrates the need to link tests and organs to better interpret the result.
The course is aimed at nurses and allied health professionals requiring an understanding of blood results. The course would also be of value to students and patients wishing to know more about their blood tests.
- Full Blood Count (FBC)
- Urea & Electrolytes (U&Es)
- Thyroid Function Tests (TFTs)
- Liver Function Tests (LFTs)
- Bone Profile
- Chronic Disease Management
Book your place now using a debit or credit card by completing the form below.
Alternatively telephone on 017687 73030 (9-5) Mon-Fri
M&K Update has a range of eLearning Courses available. For the latest selection and to book on to any of the available courses please visit here
GatewayC is a free online cancer education platform developed for GPs, practice nurses, GPs in training, health care assistants, physician associates and other primary care professionals across NHS England.
GatewayC aims to improve cancer outcomes by facilitating earlier diagnosis and improving patient experience, through:
- Improved knowledge of symptoms
- Increased confidence in when and when not to refer a patient on a suspected cancer pathway
- Improved quality of suspected cancer referrals
- Improved communication to support patients at each stage of the pathway
GatewayC has been developed by GPs, specialists and people affected by cancer.
Our courses are supported by Cancer Research UK and endorsed by Macmillan Cancer Support. Courses are accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners, with CPD available in every module. Primary care staff across NHS England can access the courses for free, thanks to funding from Health Education England.
To access the courses Click here
Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has recently added a new learning pathway for second and third-year nursing students going into a placement in general practice.
The Supporting Student Nurses in General Practice pathway offers information, guidance and resources for student nurses in general practice. This e-learning was released in time for students being deployed in practice on Monday.
Last week, HEE e-LfH also released a learning pathway for nurses, midwives and all other health and care professionals with a supervisory role. The ‘Support for supervisors’ pathway includes resources to help health and care supervisors give effective feedback and support to their teams during the pandemic.
The ‘Delivering virtual assessment and optimisation of people with type 2 diabetes’ will run daily for 40-minute sessions at noon and are being delivered by Lilly’s diabetes’ medical education team, all of whom have worked as Diabetes Specialist Nurses in the NHS.
The content will concentrate on how to continue diabetes reviews using virtual tools, including:
- Considering which online platform to use
- Identifying who is most suitable for a virtual review
- Interpreting results to enable decision making
- Individual care planning and optimisation for both routine and acute consultation.
‘Virtual assessment and optimisation of people with type 2 diabetes’ will take place daily as 12:00 – 12:40 via gotomeeting: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/861585629
Open Learn has over 950 courses and a wide range of digital resources and has been helping many employees across a wide range of disciplines including:
- Social work and social care courses
- Resources for healthcare professionals returning to practice
- Mental health wellbeing
The QNI has developed several online resources to support community nurses and nursing students who work with carers.
The QNI’s interactive toolkit includes learning resources for:
A free-access Interactivity Tool designed for nursing students is also now available for tutors to use in a classroom setting or for students working individually. The tool uses the QNI’s online learning resources and includes questions, video clips, patient scenarios and case studies.
Health Education England have provided access to an e-learning programme designed to help the health and care workforce respond to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please click below.
Flu Immunisation – an interactive e-learning package to support the training of all healthcare professionals involved in delivering or advising on flu immunisation can be found here
The OSCB have had to move their face to face learning onto a virtual platform, due to Covid-19.
Please click on the link below to view the available courses including Safeguarding, Abuse and Homelessness.
FoNS is delighted to offer a programme that will enable individuals and organisations to develop workforce capability and capacity to deliver Resilience Based Clinical Supervision (RBCS). This Champion and Cascade approach will ultimately enhance the well-being of staff and therefore the experience of care for patients, residents and service users.
Due to travel restrictions and social-distancing measures, we are currently delivering this programme virtually.
For organisations: £4,000.00 for up to 10 participants.
For individuals: £400 per person.
For more information please visit here
NWCSP Director, Una Adderley and Data and Information Group Chair, Ann Jacklin gave a talk at NHS England and Improvement’s Video Consultation in Wound Care Settings webinar on the 15th of July.
The webinar gave a valuable opportunity for healthcare professionals to share experiences and learning from remote consultations – which have rapidly increased as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the webinar, Una and Ann discussed the work of the programme in relation to data and information and reported some of the results of a recent survey looking at the impact of COVID-19 on tissue viability services and wound care.