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E-learning Hub

Welcome to our E-learning Hub!

Staff from East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen CCGs will be able to access a range of e-learning courses as they are developed, free of charge.

We can email you as the courses become available. Just fill in the form from this link and we'll add you to our mailing list. http://www.elmmb.nhs.uk/enquiry-form/

We also have information on training available for Care Home Staff here



REDUCING OPIOID PRESCRIBING IN CHRONIC PAIN E-LEARNING

 This e-learning course is CPD certified and is aimed at medicines management teams, GPs
 practice pharmacists and non-medical prescribers.
 The course is split into 8 modules:
        1.     Background to chronic pain
        2.     Opioid efficacy and trial of treatment
        3.     Choice of strong opioid
        4.     Adverse effects of opioids
        5.     Duration of opioid therapy and review
        6.     Tapering and stopping opioids
        7.     Prescription opioid dependence
        8.     Specialist services
Further information about the course and how to access the course is included in the flyer 
below.
 

ANTICHOLINERGIC BUDREN E-LEARNING
This CPD certified e-learning course comprises two modules, three case studies and a 
final exam.
Further information about the course and how to access the course is included in the flyer
below.

POLYPHARMACY AND DEPRESCRIBING CONCISE E-LEARNING

This course has been specifically developed for use by GPs and experienced healthcare practitioners. It is split into six modules of less than ten minutes each, four case studies and a final assessment. 

Further information about the course and how to access the course is included in the flyer below.


PRACTICE MEDICINES CO-ORDINATORS

The CPD certified Practice Medicines Co-ordinators (PMC) e-learning package is aimed at
non-clinical staff in GP practices that manage the repeat prescribing process, and is designed to support PMCs to:
       >       Improve medicines safety
       >       Improve satisfaction for patients and staff
       >       Reduce medicines waste
       >       Make savings by reducing or containing costs
       >       Become a point of contact for medicines related queries
       >       Work in collaboration with the medicines optimisation team

The course is split into eight bite sized modules and a final assessment. 
Further information about the course and how to access the course is included in the flyer below.




MEDICINES USE IN CARE HOMES COURSE 1 e-learning
The Care Homes 1 e-learning package is aimed at all care home staff involved with 
managing medicines. It is the first of several-planned e-learning packages for Care homes 
and will include the following modules in addition to three case studies to help apply learning to practice.

       >       Module 1 - Welcome and introduction
       >       Module 2 - The role of CQC and the NICE guideline and quality standards
       >       Module 3 - The management of medicines in care homes
       >       Module 4 - Management of self-medicating residents
       >       Module 5 - Administration of inhalers
       >       Module 6 - Administration of eye drops
       >       Module 7 - Administration of transdermal patches
       >       Module 8 - Administration of topical products
       >       Module 9 Administration of PRN medicines
 
Further information about the course and how to access the course is included in the flyer below.


MEDICINES USE IN CARE HOMES COURSE 2 e-learning

The Care Homes -2 e-learning package builds on the content covered in the Medicines use in care homes: Course 1 and includes 7 modules focusing on key topics, in addition to three case studies that will help apply learning to practice

       >       Module 1 - Welcome and introduction
       >       Module 2 - Refused and omitted doses
       >       Module 3 - Covert administration
       >       Module 4 - Managing controlled drugs
       >       Module 5 - Bulk prescribing
       >       Module 6 - Homely remedies
       >       Module 7 - Medicines waste reduction
       

Further information about the course and how to access the course is included in the flyer below.