Virtual schools face rocky start — with delays, confusion and technical problems
Some parents might have envied provinces with e-learning options this fall, but getting virtual schools off the ground has proven to be challenging, with parents feeling left in the dark, enrolment lists in flux and teachers still being hired or reassigned as classes get underway. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Getting Wise to Fake News
Older adults are particularly vulnerable to misinformation on social media. But resources have emerged to help them learn to discern true from false. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Rumors and Misinformation News and News Media E-Learning Social Media Computers and the Internet Elderly PolitiFact.com Poynter Institute your-feed-health Source Type: news

Disability, Work and Coronavirus: What Happens Now?
The pandemic has made work and social life more accessible for many. People with disabilities are wondering whether virtual accommodations will last. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zo ë Beery Tags: Disabilities Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) E-Learning Labor and Jobs Quarantine (Life and Culture) your-feed-selfcare Source Type: news

More Countries Now Using mHero to Boost COVID-19 Response
August 20, 2020More countries are using mHero to tackle theirCOVID-19 epidemics, including to monitor the health of their frontline health workers, speed up communications between ministries and the front lines, and boost surveillance and response for COVID-19 and other disease threats.During any disease outbreak, real-time communication between national health authorities and frontline health workers is critical to protecting health workers and saving lives. IntraHealth International’smHero application—a two-way, mobile phone-based communication system that connects ministries of health and health workers&mdas...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Infectious Diseases COVID-19 Digital Health Technology Mobile Technology Health Workers Source Type: news

When Covid Subsided, Israel Reopened Its Schools. It Didn ’t Go Well.
As countries consider back-to-school strategies for the fall, a coronavirus outbreak at a Jerusalem high school offers a cautionary tale. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - August 4, 2020 Category: American Health Authors: Isabel Kershner and Pam Belluck Tags: Shutdowns (Institutional) Quarantines E-Learning Education (K-12) Contact Tracing (Public Health) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Coronavirus Reopenings Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Teachers and School Employees Source Type: news

Grant will help new e-learning program enhance cancer care
(University of Huddersfield) An innovative e-learning programme developed by experts at the University of Huddersfield and University of Stirling will educate and empower nurses to improve cancer care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 31, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Short term effects of the REAL media e-learning media literacy substance prevention curriculum: an RCT of adolescents disseminated through a community organization - Greene K, Ray AE, Choi HJ, Glenn SD, Lyons RE, Hecht ML.
BACKGROUND: The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the short-term effects of testing an e-learning program to reduce adolescent substance use and abuse. Early initiation of substance use is linked to a variety of negative outcomes, thus effective in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Scientific Panel Urges That Schools Reopen
Younger children in particular are ill-served by remote learning, according to a report issued by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Shutdowns (Institutional) E-Learning Education (K-12) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Rural Areas Children and Childhood Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Coronavirus Reopenings Computers and the Internet Race and Ethnici Source Type: news

Infection control e-learning course, SCIE
Infection prevention and control are essential to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This video-based course for care providers in care homes and home care will teach you about the spread of infection and what you can do to protect both yourself and the people you care for. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Remote consultation and triaging, RCGP (updated 1st July 2020)
This new-look page on RCGP's COVID-19 Resource Hub provides advice on adapting to changing consultation formats, including best practice for online and telephone triage appointments. It includes: eLearning modules; podcasts and blogs; guidance documents and top tips; screencasts and videos. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Springer Healthcare Independent Medical Education (IME) launches new website
(Springer) Springer Healthcare IME has launched a new website to enable easier and more comprehensive access to its current and legacy educational programs. The new website features a full array of independent educational content including meetings and symposia, webinars and webcasts, eLearning solutions, case-based learning and digital reports. All content is created and curated by internal and external subject and education specialists, and is accessible for free to healthcare professionals worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

COVID-READY helps hotels during and after the pandemic
(Karlsruher Institut f ü r Technologie (KIT)) With hotels reopening after the corona lockdown, there is a lot to consider for them to protect their guests and employees as well as possible. Hotel Resilient, a spin-off from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, supports hotels around the world with its free " COVID-READY " offers. It includes hygiene and protection standards, self-audit software, an e-learning module and the possibility of certification. Hotel Resilient's COVID-READY program has recently been launched in cooperation with 75 hotels in Phuket/Thailand. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What We ’re Learning About Online Learning
As virtual classrooms and online learning proliferate, researchers are working to quantify what works and what doesn ’t. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benedict Carey Tags: E-Learning Education (K-12) Computers and the Internet Teachers and School Employees Michigan Utah Borup, Jered your-feed-science your-feed-health Source Type: news

Ghana: Universities, Zoomlion Launch Nationwide Disinfection Exercise
[Ghanaian Times] The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu has announced plans by the university to invest in e-learning to be able to admit more free senior high school graduates. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Infection control e-learning course, SCIE
Infection prevention and control are essential to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This video-based course for care providers in care homes and home care will teach you about the spread of infection and what you can do to protect both yourself and the people you care for. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How effective are language learning apps?
(Michigan State University) Researchers from Michigan State University recently conducted a study focusing on Babbel, a popular subscription-based language learning app and e-learning platform, to see if it really worked at teaching a new language. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Kenya: 'I Have Found a Unique Avenue in E-Learning During COVID Times'
[Nation] For two and a half months now, since schools closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 34-year-old Helen Nyokabi has been running a digital school. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Universities to Reopen June 1, Final Year Students to Be On Campus - Minister
[New Zimbabwe] All State universities have been given the green light by government to reopen on June 1, but only final year students will be on campus with the rest using e-learning platforms. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CenterWatch Announces — The CRC Trainer: An Interactive Companion to...
Train to be an effective clinical trial coordinator with this interactive eLearning course.(PRWeb May 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/centerwatch_announces_the_crc_trainer_an_interactive_companion_to_the_crcs_guide_to_coordinating_clinical_research/prweb17141427.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Uganda: COVID-19 Shows Schools and Universities Have Been Left Behind
[Monitor] A visitor to Makerere University's website in the last couple of weeks will have seen a front and centre banner leading to an uncharacteristically well-done and colourful page with Covid-19 information and updates. In these days when all our schools and universities have been closed, one would expect to see a prominent link to e-learning resources for students. There's a link to what appears to be an e-learning portal at the bottom of the university's home page, but it is a dead-end link! The landing page (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New learning package to support Allied Health Professionals helping to tackle COVID-19
Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland will be able to access e-learning covering how to support the delivery of care to COVID- 19 patients thanks to the Health Education England (HEE) led development of a new resource. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Remote total triage in general practice
As part of Health Education England (HEE) e-learning programme for COVID-19 a remote total triage in general practice resource has been developed by the Digital First Primary Care Team at NHSE/I and HEE to support all GP practices in England with the rapid implementation of a ‘total triage’ model. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 5, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

RCGP e-learning resource
RCGP has produced an e-learning resource about shielding vulnerable patients from COVID-19. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 1, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Reinvention of the Spirit of Solidarity and Cooperation
Primary School in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Credit: Shafiqul Alam Kiron/IPS.By Manssour Bin MussallamGENEVA, Apr 30 2020 (IPS) An invisible adversary has thrown the world – Global South and Global North alike – into disarray. The psychosocial and economic consequences of the COVID-19 crisis will remain with us long after it has been overcome. There will be no anti-viral return to the pre-coronavirus status quo, nor can we afford to idly wait for a viral transformation of our world. The future is not inevitable, abstract promise – it will depend on our collective readiness to forge it, or to be forged by it. Man...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Manssour Bin Mussallam Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

PCC e-learning
courses allow you to learn in your own time without having to leave your desk or office. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Building resilience for professional success
This e-learning course will help you build higher levels of resilience so you can better deal with difficulties and obstacles. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Top 10 tips on what to do in primary care
Visit the main site for further e-learning as until 30 June 2020 we are making our entire eLearning content freely available to support all returning GPs and primary healthcare professionals. Link: 2 External 0 0 0 link-external https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=373 false https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php true true%> (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Top 10 tips on what to do in primary care, RCGP
Visit the main site for further e-learning as until 30 June 2020 we are making our entire eLearning content freely available to support all returning GPs and primary healthcare professionals. Link: 2 External 0 0 0 https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php?id=373 false https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/course/view.php true true%> (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: learning for the health and care workforce
Health Education England has an e-learning resource in response to the coronavirus global pandemic aimed at the entire UK health and care workforce. More content will be added in the coming days and weeks. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

E-learning programme in response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic
This e-learning programme that is free to access for the UK health and care workforce, including those working in the NHS, the independent sector and social care. The programme currently includes limited resources, but more content will be added in the coming days and weeks. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: learning for the health and care workforce
Health Education England has an e-learning resource in response to the coronavirus global pandemic aimed at the entire UK health and care workforce, including those working in the NHS, the independent sector and social care. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 25, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Supporting our reps and members online
Online training and support for activists UNISON is setting up an online system to continue key training for activist during the current crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, when we have had to postpone all face-to-face training and learning opportunities for members. In the meantime, we have quadrupled the capacity of our online couse for new stewards. There are now 100 places available – click on the link below to find out how to register. Our online new stewards’ course is supported by both a TUC tutor and a UNISON learning and organising staff member. We will be ther...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 23, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News activist education activist training coronavirus Covid-19 learning and organising Source Type: news

Is Closing the Schools Because of Coronavirus a Good Idea?
Weighing the advantages gained in slowing down coronavirus transmission versus the problems such closures create. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aaron E. Carroll Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Shutdowns (Institutional) Education (K-12) Epidemics Hygiene and Cleanliness E-Learning Source Type: news

Is Closing the Schools a Good Idea?
Weighing the advantages gained in slowing down coronavirus transmission versus the problems such closures create. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aaron E. Carroll Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Shutdowns (Institutional) Education (K-12) Epidemics Hygiene and Cleanliness E-Learning Source Type: news

Home-Schooling Tweens and Teens During Coronavirus Closings
Advice from experts and home-schoolers on what do with your children if their schools are closed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nir Eyal Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) E-Learning Shutdowns (Institutional) Quarantines Children and Childhood Parenting Education (K-12) Source Type: news

Antimicrobial resistance and infections
This e-learning programme aims to help community pharmacy staff understand the connection between antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance and identify their role in optimising antibiotic use in the general population who visit their pharmacy. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mapping of Communication Resources - COVID-19
Source: C4D Network (Community for Development). Published: 3/2020. This 22-page resource mapping contains signposting and direct links to a range of COVID-19 resource sites and content online. It includes information about the main sources for trustworthy information about the pandemic; sites for e-learning; organizations providing COVID-19 communication response guidance and tools; and sites providing downloadable materials such as fact sheets and posters, and access to material such as videos and audio. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Uganda Adds 43,000+ Health Workers, Expands Access to Care in 128 Districts
February 25, 2020Between 2014 and 2019, Uganda added more than 43,000 health workers in 128 districts, thanks to IntraHealth International’sStrengthening Human Resources for Health (SHRH) in Uganda Activity.In 2015, Uganda was far below the World Health Organization standard of 2.3doctors,nurses, and midwives per 1,000 people. And while new workers were graduating from health professional schools, they weren’t filling the major service gaps because staffing structures in Uganda weren’t set up to meet the country’s increased demands and changing health needs, such as maternal health services (Uganda'...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Uganda Strengthening Human Resources for Health Activity Digital Health Human Resources Management Gender Equality Health Workforce & Systems Management and Performance Nursing Midwifery Quality of Care Midwives Nurses Physicia Source Type: news

Raising awareness of self-care
NHS England has developed an e-learning programme with Health Education England and the Self Care Forum to help GPs, nurses and community pharmacists advise patients and carers on managing and treating minor health conditions themselves. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 25, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

An e-learning adaptation of an evidence-based media literacy curriculum to prevent youth substance use in community groups: development and feasibility of REAL media - Ray AE, Greene K, Hecht ML, Barriage SC, Miller-Day M, Glenn SD, Banerjee SC.
BACKGROUND: There is a need for evidence-based substance use prevention efforts that target high school-aged youth that are easy to implement and suitable for dissemination in school and community groups. The Youth Message Development (YMD) program is a br... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Online Micro Learning Activities on Non-Pharmaceutical Countermeasures in Relation to COVID-19
Source: European Union, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Published: 2/20/2020. This series of five short e-learning sessions provides guidance on the application of non-pharmaceutical countermeasures for COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). Sessions cover introduction to COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical countermeasures; personal protection against COVID-19; environmental countermeasures against COVID-19; social distancing countermeasures against COVID-19; and travel-related countermeasures against COVID-19. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - February 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cochrane launches new Interactive Learning module on Health Equity
Cochrane is pleased to announce the release of a new, eleventh module of the Cochrane Interactive Learning course onHealth equity in systematic reviews.  In it, users will learn about health equity, which is the absence of avoidable and unfair differences in health outcomes among groups, and how and when health equity can be incorporated in all steps of the systematic review process. The module also addresses how health equity should be considered in planning aspects of knowledge translation.Improving health equity is an important goal and is recognized as a priority by the WHO and many other international organizatio...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 12, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

E-learning to improve suicide prevention practice skills among undergraduate psychology students: randomized controlled trial - Kullberg MJ, Mouthaan J, Schoorl M, De Beurs D, Kenter RMF, Kerkhof AJ.
BACKGROUND: Despite increasing evidence of the effectiveness of digital learning solutions in higher vocational education, including the training of allied health professionals, the impact of Web-based training on the development of practical skills in psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

The Future of Health Care in Rwanda Starts with a Strong Government Partnership
By Samson Radeny, Chief of party, Ingobyi Project, Rwanda ; Katherine Seaton, Editorial Officer Photo by Charles Harris for IntraHealth International.February 13, 2020Just a decade ago, Rwanda struggled to provide high-quality health services. But when the Millennium and Sustainable Development Goals pushed for change, Rwanda was focused, proactive, and determined to provide better for its 12 million people. Now, the country is an example of how hopes for better health care can become a reality.In the past two decades, the maternal mortality rate in Rwanda hasdropped from 1,071 to 210 deaths per 100,000 live births&n...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: kseaton Tags: Infectious Diseases Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Digital Health Leadership and Governance IntraHealth ' s 40th Anniversary Community Health Workers Source Type: news

LGBT Health Hub
The Royal College of General Practitioners has launched a collection of eLearning modules, podcasts and screencasts (the LGBT Health Hub) which aims to inform and update all members of the general practice team on particularly important aspects of primary care for LGBT people, to improve both experience and outcomes for patients. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RCGP launches LGBT e-learning suite for family doctors
The Royal College of GPs, in partnership with the Government Equalities Office (GEO) has launched a suite of e-learning resources to support GPs and other healthcare professionals to deliver the best possible care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) patients. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Syrian med students trade translation services for e-learning access
(Reuters Health) - Arabic-speaking medical students in war-torn Syria are providing translation services to an online educational company in exchange for free access to videos that teach clinical processes and procedures. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Win a Christmas hamper worth £100 with MIMS Learning's CPD survey
Tell our sister site MIMS Learning your views on e-learning and CPD, and get a chance to win a Christmas hamper worth £100. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - December 3, 2019 Category: Primary Care Tags: About Source Type: news

Cutting edge or ignored resource: assessing the uptake and content of the NHS e-Learning for healthcare on "identifying and supporting survivors of modern slavery" - Helle S, Steele S.
BACKGROUND: Across the last decade, healthcare emerged as a critical space for combatting modern slavery. Accurate and informative training of healthcare professionals is, therefore, essential. In the UK, the National Health Service (NHS) plays a central r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

NHS to improve training to reduce hospital stays
ActNow e-learning tool will improve teamwork for nursing and care teams Related items fromOnMedica From the hospital to the home: delivering a connected healthcare model Thousands of healthcare workers join ‘NHS in Crisis’ march Digital transformation of health must involve nurse input IT services Listening to patients and staff key to the future of health and care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news