Learning Resources and Training2021-08-26T15:07:52+01:00

Learning Resources and Training

Heath Education England e-Learning for Healthcare

HEE e-LfH have produced a programme to help the health and care workforce respond to coronavirus, which can be accessed here.

More content will be added in the coming days and weeks but content now available includes:

  • Essential Guidance from the NHS, UK Government, WHO and BMJ
  • Public Health England – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Resources for Staff Working in Critical Care Setting
  • Resources for Staff Working in Acute Hospital Setting
  • Resources for Staff Working in Primary Care and Community Setting
  • Resources for Return to Work Healthcare Staff
  • Resources for Pharmacy Staff
  • End of Life Care COVID-19
  • Wellbeing for Staff

This has now been expanded to include specific resources for AHPs – you can read more about them here.

London Transformation and Learning Collaborative (LTLC) Critical Care programme

The London Transformation and Learning Collaborative (LTLC) Critical Care programme supports the cross-skilling of the NHS workforce in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Originally created for healthcare professionals working in London, but these are now being shared throughout the country.

This includes:

Follow the links above to access each resource and visit the LTLC page on the e-LfH website for further support.  

NHS Education for Scotland

NES have a range of educational and induction resources for all  health and social care staff deployed or redeployed to support services, available here.

Again, this is in development but include:

  • Assessment and care of people with COVID-19
  • Protecting yourself ans your workplace environment
  • Psychosocial mental health and wellbeing support for staff
  • Practice in the community setting

It also includes a specific learning site for AHPs.

Webinars and Events

Royal Society of Medicine Webinars – COVID-19 Series

This free webinar series is dedicated to giving healthcare workers on the frontlines regular and easy-to-access updates from healthcare leaders on COVID-19 as we navigate the challenges presented by the pandemic.

Watch past episodes of the series and find recommended guidance, resources and information on COVID-19 in their COVID-19 resource hub, created to support healthcare professionals gain knowledge and skills to support patients and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Public Health England – Psychological First Aid

PHE have launched an updated Psychological First Aid (PFA) digital training module, aimed at all frontline and essential workers and volunteers.

The course aims to increase awareness and confidence to provide psychosocial support to people affected by COVID-19.  PFA is a globally recognised training in emergency situations and PHE have developed this new course as part of their national incident response, and in partnership with NHS England, Health Education England, FutureLearn and E-Learning for Health.

The course is free, and no previous qualifications are required. It takes around 90 minutes to complete and is also available in three sessions for the learner to complete at their own pace. By the end of the course, outcomes will include: understanding how emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic can affect us, recognising people who may be at increased risk of distress and understanding how to offer practical and emotional support.