Latest Digest from North TEL Support – 11 August 2020

1.0 News and Information

Have your say – Supporting TEL – networks

If you have not already contributed to the HEE Supporting TEL discussions via the recent forums, we still want to hear from you.Tell us what has happened to you and your L&D team over the last 4 months by completing the HEE Supporting TEL – networks survey.

Comments so far have shown us the amazing ingenuity and resourcefulness of teams and given us good feedback on where we and HEE should be putting our energies to supporting you in the future. The survey closes on Friday 15 August 2020.

To complete the survey, please visit

2.0 New Resources

e-Learning for Healthcare – new Resources

Supporting paramedic practice during COVID-19 

Created by experienced paramedic e-learning authors for the College of Paramedics, this e-learning is aimed at paramedics and those involved in emergency response during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The module consists of five sessions of varied lengths which learners are able to select individually, or complete as an entire module.

The new sessions include:

  • The assessment and management of COVID-19 patients for paramedics
  • Paramedic wellbeing during a pandemic
  • Mechanical ventilators used in prehospital care
  • Paramedic use of PPE
  • COVID-19 additional guidance for paramedics

For more information about the programme, including access, visit:

Management of Burns for Paramedics  

Created by a leading paramedic and burn specialist nurse for the College of Paramedics, this e-learning is aimed at emergency care workers dealing with burn injuries in a prehospital setting. Learners will achieve greater understanding of the pathophysiology, assessment and immediate management of burn injuries.If you wish to access the e-learning module, please select this link

3.0 Events


A live demo of the most engaging compliance training you will ever see – 12 August 2020, 15.00 BST

Just because regulatory compliance eLearning is an unavoidable business requirement, there’s no need for it to be dull. Join our 15-minute webinar as we showcase one of our digital learning design agency’s work on an anti-bribery and corruption course and discuss the strategies applied throughout to engage and inspire learners.For more information or to register please visit,

The Promise of Virtual Reality in Healthcare – 13 August 2020, 16.30 BST

In this webinar led by Todd Maddox, PhD – Learning Scientist at IKONA Health, discusses the promise of virtual reality (VR) as an effective education and training tool in healthcare. He reviews the neurobiology of learning and performance and shows that VR broadly engages multiple learning and performance systems in the brain in synchrony. He also discusses how virtual reality can serve as a complement to healthcare simulation training.For more information or to register please visit,

Blended Learning 2.0: Transforming Training for the New Workplace – 19 August 2020, 16.00 BST

With the new workplace dynamics, a common concern among learning and development (L&D) teams is whether virtual training will have the same impact as instructor-led training (ILT). While this concern is valid, the answer lies in adopting the right approach as you move toward virtual instructor-led training (VILT), blended or completely online training. Join us for this complimentary Training Industry webinar, sponsored by EI Design.For more information or to register please visit,

Effective Virtual Learning: Tips From The Trenches – 20 August 2020, 18.00 BST

Adapting to change is essential for all organizations. So, as remote working is trending, L&D teams need to find ways to engage learners. Shannon Hart and Lubos Janoska of Obsidian Learning have experience with virtual learning transformation, and they will share their knowledge in an insightful webinar!For more information or to register please visit,

The 3 Pillars of an Effective Online Learning Program – 20 August 2020, 16.00 BST

Your host, Katie Babbili, will show you how to adopt a new learning strategy that aligns with today’s learners and take a deep dive into the three core pillars of an effective learning program to ensure your learning program is positioned for long-term success.This interactive webinar will provide easy-to-understand insights on:

  • Strategies to increase learner engagement.
  • Tips for creating a personalized learner experience.
  • How to use the 3 pillars of an effective learning program to drive revenue.

For more information or to register please visit,

Scenario Design for Translational Simulation – 25 August 2020, 8.30 BST

This session examines the principles and practice of designing scenarios within translational simulation programs. We’ll consider whether our objectives are to 1) explore the work environment or people in it, 2) test a planned intervention/ pathway/ physical space, or 3) to educate and train healthcare teams? We’ll discuss ‘design thinking’ approaches, and plan for individual scenarios to be part of an iterative simulation strategy.
For more information or to register please visit,


Webinar – recordings

3 Learning Science Lessons for an Impactful Learning Program

Flipped Learning 2.0 – A Learning Theory Updated for a Virtual World

Finding the Best Fit for Simulations in Learning

LTSF2020 Online – How to deliver engaging, interactive webinars

LTSF2020 Online – Learning experiences for all: a beginners’ guide to accessibility

Understanding Basic Physiology for Clinical Simulation: A Guide For Techs

Conference – recordings

Learning Technologies – Summer forum

4.0 Learning Technology Articles and Information

Education horizon-scanning bulletin July 2020

A digest of recent studies and articles related to healthcare, nursing and medical education, produced by John Gale at Mid-Cheshire NHS Foundation Trust.

TEL News – July 2020

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.


6 Rules in Handling Feedback as an Instructional Designer

Beginner Series on Online Training: Must-Read eBooks

Comparing student achievement in traditional learning with a combination of blended and flipped learning

Flash to HTML5 Conversion – ebook

Healthcare Simulation Research Journals

How to Apply Bloom’s Taxonomy to Your ELearning Courses in 10 Easy Ways

Latest Healthcare Simulation Research From Leading Global Organizations

Latest Medical Simulation Research Focused on COVID-19

NHS clinicians given access to online training for treating Covid-19 patients

Training Industry Magazine – July/August 2020

Your latest catalogue of Regionally Developed eLearning Courses.

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