eLearning is being used to drive financial efficiencies and performance improvement at all levels within healthcare; positively engage staff in their training; and ultimately contribute to the levels of compliance required from workers in the healthcare sector.
Numerous studies have shown that true to life learning experiences, such as simulations and scenarios, are the most effective for developing work-specific skills. Scenario based learning is a framework where the learning experience is hung around a realistic situation or story.
No department operates in a vacuum, and while at every senior management meeting an L&D leader will reaffirm the wider business goals and context of their department, placing them more front of mind can help with cross-departmental collaboration. If L&D can develop strong relationships with Finance, Legal / Compliance and PR for example, it will no doubt help your department down the line.
An overview of an important healthcare elearning project in progress with the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland.
The work aims to lessen peaks and troughs in patient demand, which can lead to delays for patients.