eLearning

14/08/2018
As you know, patients and their relatives can behave in a range of unpredictable and challenging ways - some can shout abuse at you, some may try to physically attack you, others may harm themselves. So, one of the key aspects of working in healthcare is the ability to deal with whatever behaviour comes your way. And this isn’t always easy. Read More
 
02/08/2018
Throughout August, visitors to the Skills Platform can enjoy an extra 10% off all eLearning courses from Skills From Health by using the promotional code 'summer18' at the checkout. Read More
 
23/07/2018
The industry leading charity Education for Health share their background and specialisms as well as the biggest challenges and struggles faced by private health sector organisations presently. Read More
 
20/07/2018
The healthcare sector, like many others, is now bound by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into force in May 2018. GDPR requires healthcare professionals to keep personal, medical and financial information safe and secure, and with the sheer volume of this type of information being used on a daily basis, this can be challenging. Read More
 
18/07/2018
When working as a nurse or health care assistant in the adult care sector, care homes or hospital setting, you will be caring for adults with a range of physical and mental health conditions. Many of these adults are incredibly vulnerable and need the understanding of caring and professionally trained staff. It is vital that all care staff and nurses keep themselves up to date with all aspects of caring for vulnerable adults and those with mental health conditions and challenging behaviours. Read More
 
16/07/2018
Vaccines protect patients against infectious diseases and are a vital part of international efforts to improve public health. They are one of the most effective, and safest, tools which exist for healthcare professionals to keep their patients safe from many serious illnesses. However, in recent years there has been an upsurge in scepticism amongst the public about the safety and effectiveness of vaccines, so it is essential to understand how vaccination works, and why they are both safe and effective. Read More
 
13/07/2018
In the healthcare sector, it is inevitable that professionals and the organisations they work for will use and process large amounts of individuals’ personal data. The use, storage, and processing of personal data within health and social care is governed by a wide range of legislation and guidelines which we outline in this article Read More
 
11/07/2018
Person-centred care is a term used to describe care which is responsive to an individual’s personal circumstances, values, needs and preferences. By adhering to person-centred care principles, staff are empowered to cut through the processes and systems to provide care which is specific to the patient’s individual requirements. Read More
 
10/07/2018
Raising awareness of the importance of oral health by supporting patients and residents with good daily mouth care. Equip your workforce with the tools and knowledge needed to ensure good oral healthcare. A guide for Care Home Managers and all staff working with patients who require assistance with their oral health and passing your CQC inspection. Read More
 
09/07/2018
Phlebotomy was known as bloodletting when it was first used and dates back to the ancient Egyptians, around 1000 BC. They believed that the process of releasing blood from the body would cure various diseases, such as the plague and acne. Read More
 
06/06/2018
10 tips for health professionals to communicate sensitively and empathically about weight. Guest blog written by our expert partners The College of Contemporary Health. This article tackles how we can raise the issue of weight in a way that facilitates patient-practitioner interactions that are both productive and positive experiences. Read More
 
04/03/2018
To help any organisation involved with apprenticeships this week (March 5th-9th), Skills for Health are offering 10% off any of their eLearning courses or packages. Check out the range of Skills for Health eLearning courses here and cost effective packages here. If you'd like something bespoke, just get in touch. Read More
 
12/04/2017
Confused as to how e-learning can really offer an enhanced training experience? Concerned about moving away from traditional classroom learning? Read More
 
31/01/2017
Discover all about our Clinical eLearning Hub with all of your clinical eLearning requirements in one central location. Read More
 
20/01/2017
With 2016 behind us, let us talk you through our plans for the year ahead with several new website enhancements, a brand new Clinical eLearning Hub, Care Certificate Implementation Toolkit and Support Worker Development Index. Read More
 
20/01/2017
We are proud to announce a new partnership with RCNi Learning to list their courses on the Skills Platform. RCNi have a suite of online learning tools to help nurses and support workers in their training, re-validation and continuing professional development. There are over 130 interactive, evidence based learning modules which have been accredited by the RCN and review by professional experts. Read More
 
24/06/2016
We asked two healthcare professionals new to e-Learning to review their experiences and share some thoughts on how and why this delivery method works for them, and what others can do to ensure successful implementation. Read More
 
24/05/2016
This infographic outlines the educational and financial benefits of eLearning for your healthcare organisation including top tips from health professionals Read More
 
19/05/2016
Three recommended resources for employers or individuals looking to improve their literacy & numeracy skills. Read More
 
29/04/2016
This guide will help you form a clear strategy for the introduction of e-Learning, highlighting the importance of defining your goals and how to manage the transition. We offer advice on what questions to ask e-Learning providers, provide insight from recent adopters and discuss what measures can be taken to ensure staff are confident in their use of technology. Read More