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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Treating Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Wed, 2010-02-24 15:41 -- repository

There's no proven cure for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), but clinical studies are under way at the National Prion Clinic to investigate possible treatments.

At present, treatment involves trying to keep the person as comfortable as possible and reducing symptoms through the use of medicines.

For example, psychological symptoms of CJD, such as anxiety and depression, can be treated with sedatives and antidepressants, and muscle jerks or tremors can be treated with medicines such as clonazepam and sodium valproate.

Dyslexia

Wed, 2010-02-24 15:19 -- repository

Patient Information Resource: While at university, Daniel was diagnosed with dyslexia, a condition that makes it difficult to process written information. He and an expert discuss symptoms, causes and treatment options

Hidden carers

Thu, 2010-02-18 15:42 -- repository

Patient Information Resource: Mohammed is 18 and looks after his ill mother and younger siblings. He talks about the support and help available, including benefit advisers, respite care and support groups.

Your very good health

Thu, 2010-02-18 12:52 -- repository

Patient Information Resource: The National Health Service was one of the major achievements of Clement Attlee's Labour government. This short animation from 1948 showed the public how the main services would affect an ordinary family

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