Learning Academy

Learning Academy Launch

Learning Academy official launch week

Mon 15 Nov – Sun 21 Nov 2021

This November we’re officially launching our Learning Academy, an online resource for health and care professionals looking for easily accessible high quality bite size learning. To celebrate the launch, we’re hosting a week of free online webinars and taster sessions starting Monday 15 November 2021.

Monday 15 November
Engaging with BAME Communities: a locality-based approach to Cultural CompetenceKrishna Sarda,
over 30 years’ experience in Social medicine
Tuesday 16 November
Finding the Leader Within
Simon Phillips,
Founder, The Change Maker Group

Dr Linda Edwards,
Chief Executive, Education for Health
Tuesday 16 November6pm-7pmNon-Invasive Ventilation: An introduction and ‘Ask the Expert’ webinarPearlene Antoine-Pitterson,
Respiratory Physiotherapist and Education for Health Associate
Wednesday 17 November2pm-3pmNursing Associates and their role in the workforce of the futurePaul Vaughan,
Deputy Director – Primary Care Nursing & NextGen Nurse, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Friday 19 November12.30pm-1.30pmThe role of person centred care in non-adherence in asthma carePreeti Minhas,
Assistant Director, Clinical Learning, Education for Health

Joining a session:

To access our live sessions, click on the talk title in the above programme just before it’s due to start. This will open the Microsoft Teams session in your web browser. You will need internet connection in order to join. Links to sessions will be added on Monday 8 November.

New courses:

We’re launching our new Essentials series of courses this autumn. These four courses are aimed at health and care professionals who are new to a topic and require an overview of the condition, diagnosis and treatment pathways. Our Essentials courses focus on Asthma, COPD, CVD and Diabetes.

Starting in November 2021:

  • Essentials of CVD: begins Monday 15 November 2021. Registration for this course closes on Monday 8 November 2021.
  • Essentials of Asthma: begins Tuesday 16 November 2021. Registration for this course closes on Tuesday 9 November 2021.

Starting in December 2021:

  • Essentials of Diabetes: begins 3 December 2021. Registration for this course closes on 26 November 2021.
  • Essentials of COPD: begins 9 December 2021. Registration for this course closes on 2 December 2021.

Our Learning Academy blog:

In the lead up to our launch week, we’ll be sharing regular Learning Academy blog posts, discussing topics such as profiling tools and how to use these in practice, and how to prepare for this winter’s health demands. Visit our news page to see the latest posts.

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