E-learning user information - ESR Hub

National E-learning Updates

E-Learning updates - 30 November 2023

New courses

000 The safe use, storage and set up of medical gases and cylinders

This course is aimed anyone who works with medical gases and uses, transports, connects, disconnects and handles medical gas cylinders in a healthcare environment.

E-Learning updates - 28 November 2023

New Courses

000 SEND Basic Awareness: Level 2

This training is for non clinical and clinical staff who, within their role, have contact (however small) with children and young people (CYP) up to the age of 25 years with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

E-Learning updates - 24 November 2023

New courses

000 Chronic Breathlessness

This course is about breathlessness experienced by people with long term conditions like lung or heart disease and some cancers, that persists when the underlying condition is medically optimised.

000 Trauma-Informed Care

This course aims to support the learner in deepening their understanding on the importance of becoming more trauma sensitive in the way care is delivered, both as an individual and within a team or service.

000 Makaton Training for Nurses

This course has been designed to raise the awareness amonsgt nursing staff of the ways in which they can provide care to people who have different communication neeeds and styles. In particualr this course will focus on developing nurses understanding of Makaton, which is a multi modal communication tool.

E-Learning updates - 31 October 2023

New Courses

000 Wound Care Education - Case Studies

The following course has been added to the existing wound care education courses available on ESR.

End Dated Courses

000 Preceptorship

This course has been end dated 31st October.

This has been replaced by content in the course 000 Multi-Professional Preceptor e-Compendium.

E-Learning updates - 11 October 2023

New courses

000 Using data to understand health inequalities

This course looks at using data to understand health inequalities. It starts by examining how data can be used to shine a light on existing inequalities and where data can be sourced. It goes on to look at the characteristics of good data and information and finally examines the importance of presenting that data well so it is understood by those to whom it is presented and can form the basis for their decision-making.

000 Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty 3 XBB.1.5 concentrate(3 mcg/dose) COVID-19 vaccine

This course provides specific information about the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty Omicron XBB.15 (3 micrograms/dose) concentrate for dispersion for injection COVID-19 mRNA vaccine (nucleoside modified) which is being commonly abbreviated to Comirnaty 3 (THREE) Concentrate (XBB.1.5). It is designed to provide healthcare workers involved in delivering this vaccine with the knowledge they need to administer it safely and effectively to eligible children aged 6 months to 4 years.

The course 000 Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty 3 (THREE) concentrate (3 micrograms/dose) COVID-19 vaccine has been end dated.

E-Learning updates - 06 October 2023

New course

000 Moderna Spikevax Original/Omicron BA.4-5 and XBB.1.5 COVID-19 vaccines

This course provides specific information about the Moderna Spikevax branded COVID-19 vaccines for those aged 18 years and over. It is designed to provide healthcare workers with the knowledge they need to administer these vaccines safely and effectively to eligible individuals. The material covers the Spikevax Original/Omicron BA.4-5 (25/25 micrograms/dose) vaccine and the latest Spikevax XBB.1.5 vaccine which was approved by the MHRA on 15th September 2023 for administration during the autumn 2023 vaccination campaign.

The course 000 Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines Spikevax bivalent 25/25 has been end dated.

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.