Sample Sessions

Please click on the ‘Play’ button below to open a demonstration session with examples of the e-learning content produced by e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH).

This sessions illustrate learning objectives, use of multimedia materials and drag-and-drop interaction.

Adolescent Health E-learning Course

 

Self-Harm and Common Mental Health Problems

This session describes four evidence-based talking therapies used for treating mental health problems in young people in a range of settings. It also briefly covers current guidance on the management of specific conditions and makes reference to pharmacological interventions when appropriate.

 

Introduction to Young People Friendly Services

This session introduces the basic elements of young people friendly services. The policy context and evidence for specific young people focused services is explored. The importance of young people’s views is acknowledged as a focus for service improvement.

Advanced Radiotherapy E-learning Course

Introduction to Radiotherap-e

This session describes the types of content and interactive functions that are offered in the Advanced Radiotherap-e project.

Introduction to Module 1

This session describes the types of content and interactive functions that are offered in Module 1 (Image-guided Brachytherapy for Cervix Cancer) of Radiotherap-e.

Anaesthesia E-learning Course

Gases and Vapours

This session covers the physics of the gas laws for a novice trainee.

Invasive Monitoring

This session covers the physical principles of invasive blood pressure measurement at the level of the Primary FRCA.

Performing Spinal and Epidural Injections

This session covers the technical aspects of performing spinals and epidurals.

Diabetes Mellitus for the Anaesthetist

This session covers the pathophysiology of diabetes.

Audiology E-learning Course

Tympanometry Equipment and Testing

This session introduces the tympanometer and explains its features as well as the principles of tympanometry. It explores when tympanometry would be used and how to perform the test on a subject with normal ears and hearing.

Anatomy of the Inner Ear

This session describes the anatomy of the inner ear, excluding the balance system. It looks at the inner and outer hair cells and their differences, and the fluids contained in the inner ear. The session uses animation and images to show users what the inner ear looks like.

Compassion in Practice E-learning Course

An Introduction to Compassion – Part I: The Nature of Compassion

This session will consider the theory of compassion and apply it to compassionate care through a model of the compassionate mind. It will consider the benefits of delivering compassionate care and will identify the core attributes and skills needed to deliver this.

An Introduction to Compassion – Part II: The Barriers to Compassionate Care

This session will examine barriers to compassionate care and the importance of an organisation being compassion-focused. It will consider strategies for identifying and minimising these barriers. 'Compassion' and 'compassionate care' were initially explored in 'An Introduction to Compassion - Part I: The Nature of Compassion'.

Dementia E-learning Course

Understanding Dementia

This session helps you to understand the changes associated with dementia and how these are experienced by people living with dementia and their families. It also explores how we can draw on different aspects of people's lives to help them manage the condition.

Supporting People to Live Well with Dementia

This session looks at how to provide person-centred care to people with dementia and to their family and close friends.

Challenging Stigma, Myths and Stereotypes

This session will introduce what stigma is, the way people affected by dementia are stigmatised, its consequences for people living with dementia and what can be done to challenge it.

Barbara’s Story

This video tells Barbara Hodkinson’s story of caring for a parent with dementia.

Dentistry E-learning Course

Erosive Potential

This session considers the potential of food and drink to cause dental erosion and how the effects of this can be measured in the laboratory.

Anatomy Relevant to Conscious Sedation in Dental Practice

This session covers the aspects of basic anatomy that are relevant to conscious sedation.

Dermatology E-learning Course

Using Genetic Family Histories in Dermatological Practice

This session enables the user to develop their skills in taking and interpreting a genetic family history. It considers the relevance of diagnostic genetic testing and family management within this specialised area.

Delusions of Parasitosis

This session describes a patient with a delusional disorder. It illustrates the steps required to establish the diagnosis and also describes the institution of an appropriate management plan.

Mediators and Mechanisms of Itch

This session explores the pathogenesis of pruritus and it aims to provide knowledge on the mediators and mechanisms of itch.

Histopathological Techniques

This session introduces the learner to the different histopathological techniques which may be used for skin biopsies.

Glossary of Genetic Terms

This session provides a glossary of terms associated with DNA and human genetics.

Electronic Fetal Monitoring E-learning Course

The History of, and Rationale for, Electronic Fetal Monitoring

This session describes the history of, and rationale for, fetal heart rate monitoring.

Case Study

This interactive case study allows you to test your CTG interpretation skills using fetal heart traces from real labours and examine the associated clinical notes.

End of Life Care E-learning Course

Introduction to e-learning for End of Life Care

This session is your guide on how to use this e-learning programme for End of Life Care (e-ELCA). It also explains why it was developed and how it can be used to support learning.

Relationship Between Palliative Care and End of Life Care

This session will describe what is meant by the terms palliative care and end of life care, and what they have in common. Two case studies will be used to explain their relevance to patients with advanced progressive illnesses, and their families. The session will provide an overview of key components of palliative care and end of life care.

 

Recognising the Last Months and Days of Life and Verifying Death

This session offers a framework for recognising patients who are at risk of deterioration and who may die soon (last months of life) and also recognising when death is imminent (last days). The priorities for care of the dying person are discussed and the communication with patients and families needed at these times is explored. This session was reviewed by Christina Faull and Jane Wale and last updated in April 2015.

Recognising the Last Months and Days of Life and Verifying Death

This session offers a framework for recognising patients who are at risk of deterioration and who may die soon (last months of life) and also recognising when death is imminent (last days). The priorities for care of the dying person are discussed and the communication with patients and families needed at these times is explored. This session was reviewed by Christina Faull and Jane Wale and last updated in April 2015.

Foundation Programme E-learning Course

Infection Control

This session looks at the management of diarrhoea developing in an in-patient. It gives learners the opportunity to practise their diagnostic skills and put together an appropriate management plan.

General Practitioners E-learning Course

Closing the Consultation

This session explores the ways in which GPs effectively and appropriately close the consultation. This session was reviewed by Suchita Shah and last updated in January 2015.

Healthy Child Programme E-learning Course

Dental Health Promotion

This session aims to enhance your knowledge and skills regarding oral health and factors that predispose to poor oral health. Promoting oral health in the infant and young child forms an integral part of this session.

Growth Charts and their Interpretation

This session is an introduction to growth charts, and includes information on how to plot measurements and when to become concerned about a child’s growth.

Promoting Attachment and Wellbeing Part 1: Concepts

This session is the first of two in this series focusing on attachment and wellbeing.

This first session will provide an overview of attachment whilst the second (Positive Parenting and Parenting Issues/Promoting Attachment and Wellbeing Part 2: Practice) will explore the range of attachment-based interventions that help to foster secure attachment.

 

Healthy School Child Programme

The School Health Team

This session will explore the key aspects of a 21st century school health service, describing the multidisciplinary team involved in achieving optimum health for all school children aged between 5 and 12 years.

It will contextualise the development of the school health team and its transition to modern day public health practice.

Introduction to Special Educational Needs

This session gives an overview of the different types of special educational needs and barriers to learning.

Image Interpretation E-learning Course

Image Interpretation - General Introduction: e-Learning Project

This session highlights the importance of principles of safe practice within image interpretation and provides a general overview to the Image Interpretation project.

Image Interpretation of the Adult Skeleton
General Anatomy and Biomechanics

This session describes bone structure and its radiographic appearance, the classification of bones and joints, the function of ligaments and tendons, basic principles of skeletal biomechanics, and how these relate to image interpretation.

Image Interpretation of the Adult Skeleton
Facial Bones: Session 1

This session looks at injuries related to the facial bones. It focuses on identifying anatomy demonstrated on both diagrams and X-rays, and it offers examples of radiographic technique. Mechanisms of injury are discussed to develop a knowledge base in clinical presentations.

Image Interpretation – Cross-sectional Imaging:
Role of CT and MRI in Neurological Emergencies

This session looks at common neurological emergencies, why and how they are imaged.

Image Interpretation – Breast Imaging:
Benign Masses

This session looks at benign lesions of the breast. It examines some of the clinical aspects and then focuses on the imaging characteristics of each lesion.

Image Interpretation – Magnetic Resonance Imaging:
Knee (Session 1)

This session looks at the anatomy of the knee, which is illustrated using diagrams, magnetic resonance images and some arthroscopic images. Mechanisms of injury are discussed along with techniques for magnetic resonance imaging of the knee.

ICU/Echo Ultrasound E-learning Course

Anatomy and Basic Views

This session looks at basic anatomy of the heart and lungs plus the relationship of this anatomy to the position of the ultrasound probe on the chest. The four basic transthoracic echocardiography (TTE or 'echo') windows and basic lung ultrasound views will be covered.

Leadership for Clinicians E-learning Course

Introduction to Leadership and LeAD

This session explores the concepts of leadership in the clinical setting. It also introduces learners to the e-learning support for the development of clinical leadership (LeAD) and its relationship with the Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework.

Introduction to Medical/Clinical Leadership and LeAD

This session provides an overview of the Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework. It looks at how the framework has been constructed and how it can be used.

 

Introduction to Leadership and LeAD

This session will explore the concepts of leadership in the clinical setting. It also introduces you to the e-learning support for the development of clinical leadership (LeAD) and its relationship with the Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework (MLCF/CLCF).

Introduction to the Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework

This session provides an overview of the Medical/Clinical Leadership Competency Framework (MLCF/CLCF). It explains how it has been constructed and how it can be used.

 

Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery E-learning Course

History of plastic surgery

This session provides an overview of the developments that have helped to shape the speciality of plastic surgery.

Planning and orientation of skin incisions

This session describes the methods that can be used by plastic surgeons to plan the orientation of skin incisions.

Principles of transplant immunology

This session provides a comprehensive account of transplant immunology, focusing on those aspects of greatest relevance to plastic surgeons (e.g. skin, limb and face allotransplantation).

Radiology E-learning Course

Making the most of R-ITI Trainer Guide

This introductory session to the e-learning solution, the Radiology - Integrated Training Initiative (R-ITI), is designed to give you an overview of the content, the benefits of integrating e-learning into your training design as well as a guide on how to use the materials effectively.

Making the most of R-ITI Trainee Guide

This introductory session to the e-learning solution, the Radiology - Integrated Training Initiative (R-ITI), is designed to give you an overview of the content, the benefits of learning using the R-ITI e-learning, as well as a guide illustrating how to use the materials effectively.

Bone Lesions of the Epiphysis

This session enables learners to understand the lesions that predominate in the epiphyseal area. Causes and examples of the common lesions are included.

Paediatric Bone

This session covers the skull, axial skeleton and upper limbs of paediatric bone scans.

Cardiac Tumours

In this session you will learn about the more common types of cardiac tumour. The imaging approach in these patients is discussed and the cross-sectional imaging appearances of some of these tumours is presented.

Cardiac Shapes

This session reviews the normal cardiac outline and which chambers contribute to this, followed by a review of specific chamber enlargement or absence and how this will alter the normal cardiac shape. A review of different diagnoses which result in characteristic cardiac shapes enabling the diagnosis to be made from the chest radiograph. Associated features such as other mediastinal findings and changes in the lungs will be included, where relevant e.g. right aortic arch.

Abnormalities of the Bladder and Urethra

In this session you will learn about congenital abnormalities of the bladder and urethra. You will also learn about some normal anatomical structures in the urethra which can be confused with abnormalities.

Vestibular_Schwannomas

In this session, we will cover the anatomy of the cerebellopontine angle (CPA) and the common types of CPA lesions with emphasis on vestibular schwannomas. We will briefly discuss the presentation of such lesions and the strategy for their investigation, including the role of computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and advanced MRI sequences.

Bone Lesions of the Diaphysis

In this session you will see a range of diaphyseal lesions. Images of aggressive and non-aggressive lesions are presented, together with explanations regarding the pathologies and their differential diagnoses.

 

Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare E-learning Course

Starting and Using Estrogen Containing Hormonal Contraceptives - 1

This session looks at choice of contraceptive methods which contain estrogen, often termed 'combined hormonal contraception'. It gives an overview of the benefits and risks for these methods.

Managing Hormonal Side Effects

Assessment and management of hormonal side effects in users of hormonal contraceptives.