NHS eLearning Repository

find and share learning resources

The eLearning Repository is an extensible 'search and discover platform' to support the discovery and sharing of eLearning objects and learning resources held both within the Repository and at external locations.

This includes:
  • A discovery platform specifically for learning materials
  • A centralised repository of NHS eLearning assets and knowledge
  • A channel for the eLearning, mobile learning and simulation communities to publicise and share their works
  • An information product which allows the NHS community to shape and to contribute
  • A catalogue of local content (CoLC)

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Searching for reports published by governments, charities and other bodies (PHeLT)

Fri, 2015-05-22 13:49 -- fatima.almeda

This guide, titled 'Searching for grey literature" helps you navigate around the web to find a whole range of highly useful reports and publications produced by a whole variety of organisations. Grey literature refers to all documents and publications that are not commercially produced and can include policy documents, position statements, recommendations, data, evaluations and examples of practice such as case studies. Grey literature is increasingly recoginsed as an important source of evidence included in many systematic reviews and literature reviews.

Safer Urinary Catheter Care

Fri, 2015-01-23 11:56 -- fatima.almeda

This is a detailed purpose buit Catherter Module. Contents include:

  • Urinary Catheter Practices
  • Catheters and the Risks Involved.
  • The Rationale for Catheter Insertion
  • The use of Documentation
  • Types of Urinary Catheterisation
  • Catheter Length, Size and Material
  • The Catheter Drainage System
  • Catheter Fixation Devices
  • Feedback
  • Glossary and Resources Section

Male Urinary Catheterisation Simulation - An Introduction

Fri, 2015-01-23 11:48 -- fatima.almeda

The use of Simulation is supported in both the strategic  and academic approach of HEEM. There is evidence to show that it can supplement and support clincial skills learning. (Hansen et al 2011, Todsen et al 2013)

This module aims to look specifically at techniques for Male Urinary Catheterisation. The entire process including including preparation and equipment checks is included in some of the videos. There are further links to modules that give a detailed study of urinary catheterisation.

 Observation that suggested this module.

Using quality standards to improve practice in care homes for older people (NICE)

Thu, 2015-01-22 12:54 -- fatima.almeda

This resource explains how you can make use of NICE quality standards, and sets the improvement opportunities offered by the quality standards in the context of the Care Quality Commission's new framework for inspection.

The resource outlines how quality standards fit with other improvement initiatives, and suggests ways you can use NICE quality standards to improve practice, including preparing for inspection. It also identifies which quality standard statements are likely to be most relevant for each of CQC's 5 key questions.


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