Latest Digest from North TEL Support – 27 April 2021

1.0 News and Information

HEE North TEL Forum – rescheduled to 19 May 2021

Due to the passing of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh the HEE North TEL Forum has been rescheduled to Wednesday 19 May 2021.

As with the previous agenda, Members of NHS Digital and e-Learning for Healthcare will be attending to gives us an update and answer your questions

If you have previously registered you will be automatically registered for this event; however if you now able to attend, please register at

2.0 New Resources


For more information on the course listed below visit

 000 Frailty

This e-Learning programme aims to standardise training and knowledge of frailty as a complex multi-system, long term condition. It strives to promote a common language in frailty care and is designed to support enhanced clinical skills and competencies to be embedded within the existing workforce.

  • 000 Frailty Tier 1
  • 000 Frailty Tier 2a
  • 000 Frailty Tier 2b

Safeguarding Children and Young People

Two learning objects sessions have been added to the 000 Safeguarding Children Level 3 course, Children Vulnerable to Exploitation and Abuse and Looked After Children.

000 COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna

The following course providing specific information on the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine has been added to COVID-19 Vaccination e-Learning available on ESR.

Other new courses

The following courses have been added to ESR

  • 000 COVID-19: Contact Tracing at the Community Level
  • 000 Pharmacy in Primary Care
  • 000 TECS Practice Learning Toolkit
  • 000 e-IRMER Module 05 – Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations
  • 000 Supervision of COVID-19 Displaced or Shielding Trainees
  • 000 Essentials of Wound Care Education for the Health and Care Workforce
  • 000 Eating disorder training for medical students and foundation doctors
  • 000 Care Certificate – Post Session Questions

Learning Hub

For more information about the Learning Hub journey visit

Learning Hub – Learning Disability and Autism adjusted care resources

Health Education England’s (HEE) Learning Disability and Autism programme has contributed a suite of resources, that focus on adjusted care, as a catalogue onto the Learning Hub.

The resources, which are aimed at health and social care colleagues who support patients with learning disabilities and autism, are separated into 5 sessions and include session plans, slides, supplementary information and case studies.  The resources are complementary to those hosted by MindEd and e-Learning for Healthcare and those available on the HEE Learning Disability and Autism webpage on HEE’s website.

For more information visit

Learning Hub – Communication skills – a collection of resources to support health and care professionals adopt compassionate and effective communication during the pandemic

COVID-19 has impacted the way in which health and care professionals communicate.  Several resources focusing on compassionate and effective communication skills have been added to the Learning Hub.  These resources support difficult conversations remotely with relatives and within a clinical setting both with patients and in relaying key transfer information to other colleagues.

The resources shared are relevant to health and care professionals, clinicians, specifically those working with an intensive care unit setting and clinicians caring for older adults experiencing delirium.

E-Learning for Healthcare

New radiotherapy module added to e-IRMER

The e-IRMER programme is a free training resource aimed at non-specialist staff working in radiotherapy. It may also provide a useful introductory/refresher resource for trainees and some staff working in the radiotherapy department.

The programme includes the following topics:

  • Interpretation of the regulations
  • The basic physics associated with ionising radiations
  • The radio-biological effects of exposure to ionising radiations
  • The application of ionising radiations
  • Practical examples of the roles of duty holders

For more information and to access the resource, please visit the e-IRMER programme page,

3.0 Events


Scenario-Based eLearning: Using The Power Of Imagination To Help Learners Learn – 27 April 2021, 16.00 BST

Looking for interactive ways to ensure learner engagement and development? Then, scenario-based eLearning is a very promising initiative! Join Shalini Merugu, Director of Learning Solutions at CommLab India and learn everything about scenario-based eLearning practices!

For more information or to register visit,

Graphic design in eLearning: Common mistakes and how to avoid them – 28 April 2021, 04.00 BST

Did you know that it’s possible to build eye-catching AND effective training courses, even if you don’t have a designer on your team?

Join this free webinar to learn how easily you can enhance your existing materials with the basics of Composition and Typography.

For more information or to register visit,

The Power of Visual Communication & The Art of Storytelling – 28 April 2021, 12:00 BST

In this interactive session will be joined by Tom Moore (Co-Founder of iAM Learning) and Sam Sutton (Senior Sales Lead) in a fireside-style Q&A going behind the scenes into the principles, methods and ways in which they make characterful, engaging and learner-centric content.
For more information or to register visit,

Faster Learning (Forget the forgetting curve and accelerate adaptability) – 29 April 2021, 12.00 BST

Register for this interactive online session Caroline Freeman, Olivia Lory Kay and Dr Markus Bernhardt will discuss whether the world needs faster learning – whether it is part of society building back better, responding to the Future of Work in the short term, or equipping the next generation to step into the jobs that we do not yet know what they might be.

For more information or to register visit,

Webinar – Recordings

Lessons Learned Using CenarioVR: Real World Examples in Pharma – recording

Instructional System Designer at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, will take you behind the scenes on two projects created in CenarioVR. Valerie will share insights and lessons learned from using CenarioVR to create a virtual tour and equipment training for new hires. You’ll get concrete examples and ideas for your next immersive learning project.

For more information or to register visit,

4.0 Learning Technology Articles and Information

Education horizon-scanning bulletin March 2021

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 – March  2021

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.

10 Strategies to Make Virtual Training More Engaging –

 Animated video design: A beginner’s guide –

Clinical Simulation Escape Rooms: Puzzle & Clue Ideas –

The European Accessibility Act: Frequently asked questions –

 How Not to D.I.E.: 4 Tips for Measuring Learning for Impact –

Is Critical Thinking a Soft Skill? –

 A Simple Model for Converting ILT to Engaging eLearning –

 What is the Role of Simulation in Healthcare Education? –


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