Resources

  1. Sexual and domestic violence resource pack
  2. BAPEN e-learning website
  3. e-Learning for Healthcare
  4. SIRSI library management system
  5. National dementia e-learning programme
  6. GMC online resources - dementia and mental health
  7. RCOG Guide to Foundation Training in Women’s Health Care
  8. Supporting patients with learning difficulties
  9. FGM E-learning programme
  10. Clinical Simulation Scenarios

1. Sexual and domestic violence resource pack

This resource pack is designed to equip trainers with the information and resources for a one-hour interactive teaching session for foundation doctors, to meet the requirements of the 2012 curriculum.

The sexual and domestic violence resource pack is available now.

2. BAPEN e-learning website

There are three modules, which have been developed on behalf o fthe British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN). 

The modules are:

  1. disease related malnutrition
  2. methods and monitoring of artificial nutrition support
  3. ethics and legal aspects of artificial nutrition support

They contain some relevant material, case studies and MCQ questions and it is possible to generate a certificate at the end once a minimum mark has been obtained (the MCQs can be taken as often as desired to achieve this).  They are aimed at foundation year doctors and core trainees and take about 2 hours to complete.

They are available at the following link on the BAPEN website: http://www.bapen.org.uk/elearning/.  You will need to create a new user account. 

3. e-Learning for Healthcare

http://www.e-lfh.org.uk/home/ 

Over the last couple of years the Department of Health’s e-Learning for Healthcare team has been developing on-line learning modules for use by foundation doctors. There are now over 60 modules, with more following, to cover much of the foundation curriculum.

4. SIRSI library management system

The SIRSI library management system has a new end-user interface.  The new interface offers a host of useful services that will be of direct benefit to Deanery staff and trainees.  As well as providing a simple search tool to provide access to the combined book and journal stock of KSS healthcare libraries, the new portal allows end-users to:

  • Identify and apply for membership of their local NHS healthcare library
  • Apply for an Athens account, providing access to a wealth of online resources including: databases (e.g. MedLine, PsycINFO) and full-text access to healthcare journals
  • Manage their own user account (requests and renewals etc...)

To access the new library management system, please visit http://www.southeastlibrarysearch.nhs.uk.

5. National dementia e-learning programme

A national dementia e-learning programme developed by e-Learning for Healthcare is  now available via http://portal.e-lfh.org.uk/Registration.

The modules include:  

  • 000 e-Dementia: Introduction to Dementia                               
  • Introduction to Dementia: Understanding Dementia
  • Introduction to Dementia: Responsibilities and Interventions
  • Introduction to Dementia: Supporting Those Living with Dementia and Their Carers
  • 000 e-Dementia
  • Overview of Dementia
  • Caring for the Person with Dementia
  • Assessment of the Person with Suspected Dementia
  • Assessment and Investigations in Dementia
  • Diagnosis of Dementia
  • Overview of Management of the Person with Dementia
  • Managing Cognitive and Non-cognitive Symptoms
  • Advanced Management of Dementia
  • Legal Issues in Dementia
  • Palliative Care and Dementia

6. GMC online resources - dementia and mental health

The GMC has developed tools, articles and personal stories to help doctors understand and manage issues in dementia and mental health for older people. To access the resources click here

7. RCOG Guide to Foundation Training in Women’s Health Care

The purpose of the guide is to act as a learning resource for foundation doctors and trainers by highlighting the areas of knowledge and competencies relevant to women’s health care that can be achieved throughout the Foundation Programme, and by referencing these to the Foundation Programme Curriculum. The guide is available to download from http://www.rcog.org.uk/education-and-exams/curriculum/foundation-guide

8. Supporting patients with learning difficulties

A resource pack designed to support a 2.5 - 3 hour interactive teaching and learning session with Foundation Year 2 doctors to meet the requirements of the FP Curriculum is available here

9. FGM E-learning programme

A new e-learning resource which is designed to raise greater awareness and help support healthcare professionals when working with women and girls who are victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) is now available on the e-Learning for Healthcare platform.  The resource focuses on issues related to health, legal status and referral pathways.  To access and for further information click here

10. Clinical Simulation Scenarios

Health Education England working across Thames Valley has developed a 'Clinical Simulation Scenarios' library, including 17 detailed scenarios for foundation doctors. For further details see the STFS simulation training page.