The Healthcare e-Academy are constantly developing new modules in line with member requirements.
If you are a member of any one of our e-Academies you are entitled to 20 free licenses to any of our modules.
Pleas see below our newly released courses, if you would like a demo to any of these modules or would like to utilise your 20 free licenses, please contact Georgina on 01943 885086.
The following courses have now been released:
Pressure ulcers can be extremely painful, difficult treat and in some extreme cases even life threating. As a result, this module has been designed to provide learners with an increased an awareness of the causes and contributing factors of skin pressure damage, referred to as ulcers.
This module provides learners with an increased understanding of the regulatory requirements relating to tissue viability, as well as information on appropriate wound care.
- Welcome and learning objectives
- Normal Skin
- Pressure ulcers and risk factors
- Equipment and good practice
This module is aimed at all employees working in the Health and Social Care Sector who work with individuals susceptible to pressures ulcers. The course is also suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about tissue viability, its causes and potential treatment.
Anaphylaxis is a rare but very serious condition and it is vital that all employees working in a healthcare environment are aware of the condition, including its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
As a result, this module aims to provide the learner with an increased understanding of anaphylaxis, its potential causes and symptoms. On completion, the learner will also have an increased understanding of the appropriate treatment and actions to take should they suspect a patient may be suffering an anaphylactic reaction.
- An Introduction to Anaphylaxis
- Spectrum of allergy severity
- Potential Causes of Anaphylaxis
- Signs and Symptoms of Anaphylaxis
- Distinguishing between Allergy and Anaphylaxis
- Observation and Assessment
- Using a Structured Approach to Assessment
- The ABCDE Approach
- Treatment of Anaphylaxis Reactions
- Secondary Treatment
- The Risk of Anaphylaxis in Your Work Area and Follow-up
This module is aimed at all employees working in the Health Care Sector.
The Assessment and Management of Urinary Incontinence and Bladder Dysfunction in Adults
Incontinence is common among people of all ages, affecting about one in eight men and one in four women. This equates to approximately three to six million people in the UK. Urinary incontinence and bladder dysfunction have numerous social and physical impacts which can be very damaging to people.
The module aims to provide the learner with information to enable the knowledge and skills to be developed to undertake a holistic assessment of individuals with urinary incontinence and bladder dysfunction, and initiate appropriate treatment.
- Welcome and learning objectives
- Anatomy and physiology of the bladder
- Types and causes of incontinence
- Assessment of continence
- Treatment and management of bladder symptoms + Summary
This module is targeted primarily at healthcare workers in NHS organisations who will be required to undertake assessments of individuals with urinary incontinence and bladder dysfunction. However, the information within the module would provide a useful overview of the subject to anyone working in the healthcare sector in general.
An Introduction to Telecare and Telehealth
Telehealth is the delivery of health care related services and information via telecommunication technologies. It supports independent living by providing health care services from a distance.
There is an increasing need to lay the foundations for the rapid and widespread adoption of telecare and telehealth solutions across the UK. As a result, this module aims to not only provide an increased awareness of telecare and telehealth but also stimulate behavior changes across a wide range of target audiences.
Having completed this e-learning course, learners will have an increased understanding of telecare and telehealth. They will also have an increased awareness of how the adoption of telecare and telehealth will impact on the ways in which they work and what they can do to prepare for the changes it may be bring.
- Learning Objectives
- Introduction: Drivers for change
- Social change
- Impact of technology in the NHS and care sector
- Telehealth and its sub-divisions
- Improving the delivery of healthcare
- What does telecare/telehealth mean for me?
- Preparing for adoption
- Further help and support
This module is targeted at a wide range of individuals working within the health and social care sector. The information is also applicable to service users and to technology providers and installers