Africa: Gumzo Unveils Online Platform for Tutors to Support Education During Covid
[CIO] After successfully piloting "Gumzo For Schools", a video conferencing system designed specifically for e-learning in Africa; Usiku Games has enhanced its platform to allow tutors to continue providing private tuition as the government announces a return to the school schedule for January 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Resource supports the delivery of sensory healthcare in special residential schools and colleges
Delivering healthcare to children with learning disabilities and autism will be made easier thanks to a new e-learning programme developed by Health Education England, in partnership with NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I). (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - December 8, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP) operational guidance, PHE (updated 4th December 2020)
This guidance supports healthcare professionals and stakeholders delivering and managing newborn hearing screening programmes in England. 4 December 2020Updated chapter 2 to show that the population screening e-learning module is now mandated for new screeners. 13 August 2020Updated the NHSP ECA registration and evidence checklist. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IMS, University of Toronto partner on e-learning
Through a partnership with International Medical Solutions (IMS), the University...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: IMS debuts CloudVue, integration with Microsoft server IMS to launch AI radiology support model IMS launches cloud-based image management tool IMS to roll out teaching software at ASER meeting ACR adds IMS toolkit to its educational offerings (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

How to keep yourself well during the pandemic, RCGP
In this RCGP eLearning podcast Dr Dirk Pilat chats with RCGP's Honorary Secretary, Dr Jonathan Leach, about staying well in these stressful times. Topics include workload overload, how to relax after work and how to look after colleagues. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Viscira ® Wins Two Davey Awards: a Gold and a Silver for Two GSK...
Viscira Captures Awards for Two GSK Programs—an Innovative eLearning Adult Vaccines Module and a Cutting-Edge Augmented Reality Program(PRWeb November 18, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/viscira_wins_two_davey_awards_a_gold_and_a_silver_for_two_gsk_programs/prweb17539611.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 Vaccine, RCGP
On 9th November 2020, NHS England released a set of letters to general practice setting out the plans to deploy a COVID-19 vaccine based upon the methods that are used to deliver the seasonal influenza vaccination programme. This 30-minute RCGP elearning module covers an outline of the proposal and suggests how practices and primary care networks might deliver the COVID-19 vaccination programme. The course will be updated as more information becomes available. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Development and evaluation of an elder abuse forensic nurse examiner e-learning curriculum - Kosa SD, Du Mont J, MacDonald S.
In this study, our objective was to develop and evaluate a novel elder abuse nurse examiner e-learning curr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Communicating for professional success
This e-learning course demonstrates how to choose and use appropriate communication methods to achieve your individual and organisational goals. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

UCF partners with Adobe to personalize reading experiences for students, adults
(University of Central Florida) The increase in remote work and e-learning sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic means more people are reading in digital formats. But the technology doesn't lend itself easily to help enhance reading speed or comprehension. Other than changing font size and background lighting, digital readers are left with few options. That's why the University of Central Florida is partnering with global software company Adobe and others to improve the technology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

This Medical Student Wants to Start an AmeriCorps for Elder Care
Many high school seniors are rethinking their plans after they graduate because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Students are hesitant to commit to colleges if it means e-learning instead of the traditional classroom and on-campus experience. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - October 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

The Challenges of Remote Learning for Children Who Stutter
Feeling put on the spot on a video screen when you can ’t get words out can be intimidating. Experts offer advice. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Marder Tags: Stuttering Children and Childhood Voice and Speech Education (K-12) Content Type: Service E-Learning Harrington, Brayden Source Type: news

CORE Higher Education Group Continues Expansion of Pharmacy Services...
Staton previously led the development and launch of CORE’s READINESS eLearning product(PRWeb October 08, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/core_higher_education_group_continues_expansion_of_pharmacy_services_with_appointment_of_shannon_staton_pharm_d_to_senior_director_of_pharmacy_solutions/prweb17452119.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

How to Keep the Peace in a School Pod
‘It’s important to approach this with the idea that there’s no ideal situation. If there were, we’d all be doing it.’ (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Cusumano Tags: Quarantine (Life and Culture) Coronavirus Risks and Safety Concerns Children and Childhood Content Type: Service Education (K-12) Parenting Families and Family Life E-Learning Friendship Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Teaching clinicians shared decision making and risk communication online: an evaluation study - Hoffmann TC, Del Mar C, Santhirapala R, Freeman A.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the development and initial evaluation of a brief e-learning course as a means of teaching shared decision making and risk communication skills to clinicians of all specialties. DESIGN: Comparison pre-course and post-course of s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

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 10, 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 4, 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 - April 30, 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 29, 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 21, 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 24, 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