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National E-learning Updates

E-Learning updates - 02 December 2022

The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training on Learning Disability and Autism

This series of training programmes was developed in response to the 2017 PHSO investigation into avoidable deaths from eating disorders as outlined in recommendations from the report titled Ignoring the Alarms: How NHS Eating Disorder Services Are Failing Patients (PHSO, 2017).

Pelvic Mesh Complications

This course is intended to update GPs about pelvic mesh, the potential complications, its indications and the associated symptoms women experience.

Making Every Contact Count Toolkit

This course has been added to the existing Making Every Contact Count content avaialable.

Healthcare Support Worker Certificate - CYP Mental Health Inpatient Settings

This elearning is aimed at all Healthcare Support Workers whose role is to provide support for children and young people in a mental health inpatient service.

E-Learning updates - 25 November 2022

Eating Disorders

This series of training programmes was developed in response to the 2017 PHSO investigation into avoidable deaths from eating disorders as outlined in recommendations from the report titled Ignoring the Alarms: How NHS Eating Disorder Services Are Failing Patients (PHSO, 2017).

  • Eating disorder training for nurses
  • Eating disorder training for GPs and Primary care workforce
  • Medical Monitoring in Eating Disorders
  • Understanding Eating Disorders for dietitians, oral health & pharmacy teams

Blood Transfusion 05: An Introduction to Transfusion Laboratory Practice

This course has now been added to the previous Blood Transfusion updates

Step to Work

The aim of Step to Work is to provide AHPs who are 'new to role' with guidance, support, and practical tools to help them reflect on the experiences and knowledge they have already gained to help them in their future roles. The course will compliment but not replace the need for high-quality preceptorship.

Making Every Contact Count Toolkit

This course has been added to the existing Making Every Contact Count content available.

Healthcare Support Worker Certificate - CYP Mental Health Inpatient Settings

This elearning is aimed at all Healthcare Support Workers whose role is to provide support for children and young people in a mental health inpatient service.

E-learning updates - 11 November 2022

Asthma Children and Young People

Currently the UK has some of the highest death rates in Europe for childhood asthma and outcomes are worse for those living in the most deprived areas. NHS England is committed to improving outcomes for children and has published the National bundle of care for children and young people with asthma to support asthma care.

This training provides a clear structure for both health and non-healthcare professionals to understand what knowledge they need. The following training has been added to ESR, the existing course 000 Asthma (Children and young people) covers the Tier 2 content.

  • Children and Young People┬┐s Health: Improving Asthma Care Together - Tier 1
  • Children and young people asthma training for tier 3 providers

Blood Transfusion 08: Cell Salvage

This course has now been added to the previous Blood Transfusion updates

Robotic Process Automation

This course, developed in partnership with NHS England and Improvement Transformation Directorate, is designed to provide NHS professionals with digital knowledge and capabilities to harness Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software.

PRosPer

The PRosPer programme provides elearning on supporting people with cancer in personalised care and support planning, prehabilitation and rehabilitation. It also covers managing the consequences of cancer and its treatment, workforce development and service redesign.

The following courses are now available

  • PRosPer: Cancer Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation - Intermediate Level
  • PRosPer: Cancer Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation - Advanced Level

The course 000 PRosPer has been renamed to 000 PRosPer: Cancer Prehabilitation and Rehabilitation - Foundation Level

PRosPer Long-Term Conditions

This programme supports those working with people with LTCs in personalised care and support planning, prehabilitation and rehabilitation.

The following courses are now available

  • PRosPer - Long-Term Conditions (foundation level)
  • PRosPer - Long-Term Conditions (intermediate level)

Nursing in Adult Prison Healthcare Settings

The Nursing in Adult Prison Healthcare Settings programme has been developed to support nursing colleagues who may be interested in a healthcare career within adult prison settings.

National E-learning Updates - 1 November 2022

The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training on Learning Disability and Autism

The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training aims to provide the health and care workforce with the right skills and knowledge to provide safe, compassionate and informed care to autistic people and people with a learning disability. This requirement is set out in the Health and Care Act 2022.

The elearning is the first part of The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training and everyone in health and care needs to do this no matter where they work and what tier of training they need to complete.

Later staff will need to complete their training by attending either a one hour online interactive session (for Tier 1) or a one day face to face training (for Tier 2) that will be available from early 2023.

For further information, please visit The Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training on Learning Disability and Autism webpage

Blood Transfusion updates

With the exception of the Blood Transfusion 10: Safe Blood Sampling for Transfusion Video, all existing Blood Transfusion courses have been end dated

New content has been created and the following courses are now available

  • Blood Transfusion 01: Essential Transfusion Practice replacing Blood Transfusion 01: Safe Transfusion Practice and 04 - Safe Transfusion Practice for Paediatrics
  • Blood Transfusion 02: Blood Components replacing Blood Transfusion 02: Blood Components and Indications for Use
  • Blood Transfusion 04: Transfusion Reactions replacing Blood Transfusion 11: Acute Transfusion Reactions
  • Blood Transfusion 06: Good Manufacturing Practice replacing Blood Transfusion 03 - Good Manufacturing Practice for Hospital Blood Banks
  • Blood Transfusion 03: Consent replacing Blood Transfusion 09: Consent for Transfusion
  • Blood Transfusion 09: SHOT - this is a new course

Futher courses will be made available later in the year

NHS Induction Programme for International Medical Graduates

This course sets out the minimum standards for effective induction and support.

E-Learning updates - 22 October 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination

A new course has been created for staff involved in delivery of the COVID-19 vaccinations:

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines (Comirnaty (30 Concentrate and Bivalent))

Blood Transfusion updates

With the exception of the Blood Transfusion 10: Safe Blood Sampling for Transfusion Video, all existing Blood Transfusion courses have been end dated

New content has been created and the following courses are now available

  • Blood Transfusion 01: Essential Transfusion Practice replacing Blood Transfusion 01: Safe Transfusion Practice and 04 - Safe Transfusion Practice for Paediatrics
  • Blood Transfusion 06: Good Manufacturing Practice replacing Blood Transfusion 03 - Good Manufacturing Practice for Hospital Blood Banks  
  • Blood Transfusion 03: Consent replacing Blood Transfusion 09: Consent for Transfusion 
  • Blood Transfusion 09: SHOT - this is a new course

Futher courses will be made available later in the year

NHS Induction Programme for International Medical Graduates

This course sets out the minimum standards for effective induction and support.

E-learning catalogue

Details of the e-learning catalogue in ESR can be found through the following link:

ESR e-learning catalogue

E-learning Help

Course Completion

Follow the three simple steps below to ensure that you have completed the course correctly:

  1. Ensure that you have played all slides.

  1. Some courses have multiple modules. Click the "+" icon in the Outline pane on the left to expand the list. Ensure that you play all modules, ignore instructions in content telling you to close your browser if these are present.

  1. Click the "Home" icon at the top right when you wish to exit the course. Ignore instructions in content telling you to close your browser if these are present.

My e-Learning Portlet

A maximum of 20 open e-Learning enrolments are displayed in the Portlet. These can be scrolled through by clicking on the arrows. Clicking Play for the displayed course will launch the e-Learning in a separate window.

Once an e-Learning course has been completed it will be no longer be displayed in the Portlet unless the course is part of a Learning Certification and is available for renewal.

Where the Show Mandatory Learning Only setting is available, selecting Yes will display only e-Learning that will meet your competence requirements. Changing to No will display all of your e-Learning enrolments. The option to Show Mandatory Learning Only is displayed when you are enrolled on an e-Learning class which will deliver a competence requirement.

Click the Learner Homepage button to view all of your enrolment and learning details.

e-Learning linked to a Learning Certification

Where an e-Learning course is linked to a Learning Certification, there may be additional messages displayed after clicking the Play button. These are described below:

  • Click the Renew and Play button to launch the course and ensure that your attempt will award any competencies attached to the Learning Certification.

  • Click the Renew and Play button to launch the course and ensure that your attempt will award any competencies attached to the Learning Certification. Clicking Play will allow you to review the course material but will not award any competencies attached to the Learning Certification.

  • The e-Learning is linked to multiple Learning Certifications, these will need to be actioned individually by clicking the Go to Certifications button.

The Learner Homepage

The Learner Home page provides a snapshot view of all your learning. You can play e-Learning, view classes that you are currently enrolled in, view learning certifications and learning paths you have subscribed to, track the status of pending enrollments, and communicate with instructors and other learners using forums and chats. You can also monitor and manage the competencies you require, and search for learning which will deliver these.

  1. E-Learning Enrolments: The E-Learning Enrolments tab lists all your current e-Learning enrolments enabling you to play e-Learning and renew Certifications if required.
  2. Enrolments: The Enrolments tab lists all your current and future learning. You can view the enrolment details for your classes such as date,time and location.
  3. Certifications: The Learning Certifications tab lists all your subscribed certifications. You can search for and subscribe to Learning Certifications using the Competence Requirements (7) search or using the Catalogue search facility
  4. Learning Paths: Use this tab to create personal learning paths, subscribe to learning paths created by your manager or a learning administrator, and access courses within your subscribed learning paths. When you subscribe to a learning path, you can enrol in all the classes of the learning path at the same time.
  5. External Learning: Use this tab to view, add and update learning events that you attend outside of your organisation such as conferences and seminars.
  6. Announcements: This region will list any announcements regarding learning events within your organisation and will also allow you to access any personal notifications that you have not viewed.
  7. Competence Requirements: This region displays only the competencies that require action by the learner, and shows where action towards achievement of the competence is underway - displaying a green flash in the corner of the red or amber tile. The search function allows the learner to find catalogue items which will deliver the competence upon successful completion.
  8. Other Tabs and Functions:

Requested Learning: Enrolment in some courses can require the approval of your manager or an approver. For these courses, you request approval instead of enrolling immediately, and await confirmation of approval and enrolment. The Requested Learning page displays the courses that are pending enrollment approval and also those where your enrolment is waitlisted.
Enrol in a Class Directly: You can directly enrol into a class after you search and view course information. Click the Choose or Enroll in class icon to display class information and enrol into a class.
Forums and Chats: You can access your subscribed category forums and chats using the Forums and Chats page. You can post new topics to a forum or participate in existing discussions. Use chats for online discussions with other learners subscribed to the chat. You can search for and subscribe to forums and chats within a category. Use the Class Details page to access your class forums and chats.

  1. Portal: Quick access to the MyESR Dashboard.