Skills for Health and Health Education England have launching a new free Oral Healthcare Elearning course to support anyone interested in learning more about oral health and mouth care. It will be particularly useful for those providing care for others.
Use of podcasts has several advantages in medical education. Podcasts can be of different types based on their length: short (1–5 min), moderate (6–15 min) and long (>15 min) duration. Short-duration podcasts are unique since they can deliver high-yield information in a short time. The perceptions of medical students towards short-duration podcasts are not well understood and this study aimed to analyze the same. An exploratory analysis of students’ podcast usage and performance in summative assessments was also undertaken.
Open access. Health leadership and management capacity are essential for health system strengthening and for attaining universal health coverage by optimising the existing human, technological and financial resources. However, in health systems, health leadership and management training is not widely available. The use of information technology for education (ie, eLearning) could help address this training gap by enabling flexible, efficient and scalable health leadership and management training. We present a protocol for a systematic review on the effectiveness of eLearning for health leadership and management capacity building in improving health system outcomes.
We launched the Medicines Learning Portal website www.medicineslearningportal.org in 2016 to teach junior hospital pharmacists in the NHS how to solve clinical problems about medicines.
This free-to-view site was developed with support from Health Education England and many others.
By July 2017 it had received over 250,000 visits and the site is endorsed by the professional body for pharmacists, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
E-learning—the use of Internet technologies to enhance knowledge and performance—has become a widely accepted instructional approach. Little is known about the current use of e-learning in postgraduate medical education. To determine utilization of e-learning by United States internal medicine residency programs, program director (PD) perceptions of e-learning, and associations between e-learning use and residency program characteristics.
We’ve just heard that SSOTP will not be renewing their agreement with SSSFT LKS for library services for this financial year. Because of this we will be reviewing our Be Aware bulletins. Sadly we won’t be accepting any new sign-ups from SSOTP staff and will be withdrawing some of the physical healthcare bulletins that we…
Portrait of a Life was developed by us as a way of looking into the rich histories of people with dementia in order to offer the most appropriate care which considers their pasts, preferences, and personalities.
It comes as an e-learning package designed to provide people who work in health and care settings – including NHS and care homes – with the skills and knowledge to conduct life story work. It can also be used by families and carers of people who have health and/or social care needs such as dementia.
כלים דיגיטליים משמשים למטרות חינוכיות ומאפשרים לסייע בבניית תהליכי לימוד ובפיתוח אינטראקציה מפרה בין המורים לתלמידים ובקידום מיומנויות המאה ה-21. אל הכלים השונים מצורפים מדריכים מפורטים וסרטוני הסברה המייעלים את השימוש בהם.
Developed by Health Education England, Finding Patience – The Later Years is an educational film designed to raise awareness of how dementia can affect people differently.
It encourages health and care professionals to reflect on the care they provide and calls for the delivery of care to focus on the individual, not the disease. Finding Patience the Later Years can be viewed here
There are increasing numbers of frail older patient cared for by our NHS.
In these times of reduced funding we felt a cheap freely available educational resource was needed for the whole team to improve their knowledge on looking after these frail patients .
We developed and run the MDTea Podcast as a result of this.
This is and will remain free to download to all users.
Each episode is a professionally produced radio show around 30 minutes long and covers a single topic from the perspective of the wider multi-professional team.