Latest Digest from North TEL Support – 16 August 2019

1.0 New Resources

Handling medicines safely for social care staff

The ‘Handling medicines safely for social care staff’ e-Learning is aimed at the non-registered wider workforce, focusing on developing the skills necessary to handle medicines safely and legally and to assist in supporting people to get the best use from their medicines. If you are working in a health and social care environment and handling medicines regularly or supporting people with their medicines, either in their own home or in nursing or residential care settings, then you should find this e-Learning very useful.

The course is available in ESR 000 North Handling medicines safely for social care staff.

Locally Developed Courses

The North Course Catalogue now includes a list of nearly 90 locally developed courses that Trusts are willing to share with other Trusts across the North. The subject of these courses range from ReSPECT, to Structured Judgement, and Essential MRI Safety.
To view the full range of subjects offered visit the North Course Catalogue,
Please contact the North TEL Support team,, if you would like to view any of the courses listed.

New ESR content

Six Steps Approach to Workforce Planning

This e-Learning course can be used as a tool to support health and social care organisations with workforce planning. The programme is made up of six steps which will guide the health and social care professional through the principles and activities of planning. It is aimed at anyone who engages in service redesign, restructures and reorganisations but can be appropriately scaled to suit the users’ need dependent on the size of the change

  • 000 Six Steps Approach to Workforce Planning

Mental Capacity Act

The Mental Capacity Act e-Learning courses cover the below subjects. Each course will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and is made up of knowledge, case scenarios, short interviews and self-assessment questions to test your knowledge.

  • 000 Mental Capacity: Mental Capacity Act as Part of Human Rights
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Assessing Mental Capacity
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Planning Ahead Using the MCA
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Best Interests
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Deprivation of Liberty
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Restraint
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Relationship with the Mental Health Act
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Mental Capacity Act and Young People aged 16 or 17
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Research Involving People who Lack Capacity
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Mental Capacity Act and Adult Safeguarding
  • 000 Mental Capacity Act: Settling Disputes and Disagreements

Note: Existing Learning Certifications using the current 000 Mental Capacity course will ended on the 31st December 2019.

2.0 Learning Technology Articles and Information

TEL News – September 2019
     TEL News is your monthly update keeping you up to speed with all the national work on Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in health and care.

Education horizon-scanning Bulletin –September 2019 (attached)
     A digest of recent studies and articles related to healthcare, nursing and medical education, produced by John Gale at Mid-Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust.


Accessibility, Diversity, Virtual Reality: Extreme Design

How Mental Schemas Affect Learner Outcomes

Bandura’s Social Learning Theory And Beyond: 6 Core Principles Of The Social Learning Model

Useful list of MOOC sites

Choose Virtual-Classroom Methods to Support Learning Goals

8 Top Corporate Training Tools That Require Minimal Maintenance


SCORM vs Tin-Can vs AICC

Measuring Impact / Evaluation

How to Assess and Measure ROI for Your Organization [INFOGRAPHIC]

So you want to measure impact. Now what?

99 Questions to Ask in your Post-training Evaluation Survey



10 e-Learning Design Techniques for Improved Learner Engagement 

Supercharging PowerPoint interactive presentations with VBA (Part 1)

Design Principles for Adaptive Learning: The 5 Cs You Can’t Skip


Healthcare Simulation Scenario Development Checklist w/ Downloadable Form

Latest Paediatric Simulation Research Shared by IPSS 

How to Cultivate Student Engagement in Healthcare Simulation

6 Ways Simulation Training Improves Employee Performance

How to Effectively Use Simulation

Top 10 Healthcare Simulation Articles You Missed From Summer!


Your latest catalogue of Regionally Developed e-Learning Courses.

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