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).

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

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.

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

Home Environment

This session focuses on the physical, emotional and social contexts of family life in the 21st century.

Feeding Pre-term Infants in Neonatal Units

This session introduces learners to the nutritional needs of the pre-term infant. In this session, we also focus on pre-term enteral feeding, including the use of pre-term breastmilk and formula and establishing oral feeding.

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

Ultrasound imaging of the heart and lungs

The basic views used in intensive care and basic lung ultrasound are described.

Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare E-learning Course

Working with Young People

This session describes the principles of providing sexual and reproductive healthcare to young people. It does not, however, deal with the clinical issues of contraceptive care in young people.

Chlamydia Screening

This session covers the aims of the English National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP) and its implementation, including the rationale for the programme and its delivery.