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Coronavirus

Information for health care workers is available on healthservice.hse.ie Coronavirus guidance documents are available on hpsc.ie

Latest online training opportunities

Find details of the latest online training opportunities released for HSE staff

Published: 21 September 2020

Online Training Programmes

COVID Vaccinator training
Log in to HSeLanD to access training programmes for the COVID-19 Vaccine.
Continuous Professional Education Programme for Registered Nurses and Registered Midwives to administer COVID-19 Vaccine under Medicine Protocol

This programme is for registered nurses and midwives. It aims to develop, maintain and update the necessary skills to safely administer COVID-19 vaccines under medicine protocol.

HSeLanD pathway: Go to Course Catalogues, click COVID-19 resource packs, click on COVID-19 Vaccine.

The COVID-19 vaccine webinar series

The webinar series contains 10 training videos that have been designed to support vaccinators who are already trained and competent in immunisation practice.

HSeLanD pathway: Go to Course Catalogues, click on clinical skills.

Coronavirus training
COVID-19 Return to Work Safely Module 3: Lead Worker Representative Webinar

In order to access the Lead Worker Representative training you must complete the following steps (this will allow us to maintain contact with and support you in your role):

  • Log in to your HSELanD account
  • Go to the “Course Catalogues” on the top banner
  • Click on the “HSE National Health and Safety Function Catalogue”
  • Select “COVID-19 Return to Work Safely Module 3: Lead Worker Representative Webinar”
  • You will get automatic access if you have completed the following three Health and Safety training programmes
    • COVID-19 Return to Work Safely – Module 1
    • COVID-19 Return to Work Safely – Module 2
    • Managing Health and Safety in the Healthcare Setting
  • You will then need to complete the Enrolment Confirmation form

In line with the Government’s Return to Work Safely Protocol, the National Health and Safety Function has developed specific training for HSE Lead Worker Representatives (LWR). The training material is now available on the HSeLanD. As a Lead Worker Representative you will have been:

  • Nominated by a Trade Union to act as Lead Worker Representative for a defined area, or

Appointed by management following an expression of interest or through a lottery process

Organisational change

Access Resources here for Reflect Recover Renew (team resources) – Making Sense of Rapid Emergent Change

Reflect Recover Renew (team resources) – Making Sense of Rapid Emergent Change - Ongoing availability

The guidance assists teams to engage in a process to Reflect, Recover and Renew and consider the impact of COVID-19 on staff, service delivery and work practices.

Infection Prevention and Control

Infection Prevention and Control e-learning courses now available on HSeLanD. The programme includes 8 modules:

  1. Infection prevention and control and antimicrobial stewardship explainer (no credits)
  2. Basics of infection prevention and control and antimicrobial stewardship
  3. Hand hygiene
  4. Standard and transmission-based precautions
  5. Anti-microbial stewardship
  6. Personal protective equipment
  7. Respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette
  8. Aseptic technique

The Programme is now live on HSeLanD and is available through the new IPC and AMR button on the HSeLanD homepage. 

The courses have been accredited by the Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (NMBI gives 7 points and RCPI awards 14 points). Staff will receive credit for each course when it is completed and do not have to complete all 8 courses.

Read more about the Infection Prevention and control modules for all healthcare workers now available on HSeLanD.

Health and Safety
Biological Agents Training 
This is mandatory for employees with supervisory or managerial responsibilities in healthcare.
Available now on HSELand

Duration 40-60 minutes with an online assessment.

HSE Library

HSE Library Events Calendar 

Searching the Cochrane Library

Online training using Webex. Dates, times and registration details available on the HSE library Events Calendar 

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the Cochrane Library, its content, search page, functionalities and limitations
  • Develop a search strategy in the Cochrane Library using a controlled vocabulary (MeSH)and Boolean logic
  • Understand the format of a Cochrane systematic review(SR)
  • How to save searches and export results from the Cochrane Library.

Thursday 22 April 2021, 11am – 1pm

Health Business Service
Link to HSeLanD
My HSE Self Service - NiSRP
Link to HSeLanD

All employees can now access online interactive training on the use of My HSE Self Service on HSeLanD - www.hseland.ie

To complete the My HSE Self Service - NiSRP eLearning course, search for the relevant module title on the HSeLanD home page, or access through the Business Skills catalogue. Each module takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. Staff can select the modules which are relevant to them and complete the learning at a time that’s convenient.

Health Business Service -NISRP

Link for registration 

Login workshops for My HSE Self Service- NiSRP

Each session is 30 minutes with an opportunity for Q&A session. Take place every Tues, Wed and Thurs 9:30 am and 3:30 pm

Link for registration to My HSE Self Service training

The purpose of these workshops is to show staff how to log in and access a new online tool called My HSE Self Service - NiSRP – this is being introduced to all staff in the HSE, with the latest implementation in HSE South East. The system allows staff to submit travel expenses, view payslips and change certain personal details, along with other functions.

Health and Wellbeing
 Online Stop Smoking Course

Duration: 6 weeks

Date: Monday 22nd February – 29th March 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm

To Register contact: Dept. of Preventive Medicine & Health  Promotion (01) 221 4958  or email: smokingservice@svuh.ie

Health and Wellbeing
Minding Your Wellbeing Mental Health Videos

Date: Available now

Minding Your Wellbeing aims to provide simple tools and guidance to develop and maintain a positive outlook by looking after our mental health and wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing
Making Every Contact Count training programme

Available now. 6 x 30 minute eLearning modules on behaviour change, healthy eating, physical activity, smoking & alcohol

Health and Wellbeing
Click here to sign up for Facilitating Integration of Childhood Obesity Services in Primary Care Through Education

Date & Time: Available now

Facilitating Integration of Childhood Obesity Services in Primary Care Through Education - Funded by Slaintecare, for health professionals who work with children and adolescents.  

Health and Wellbeing
Stress Control Online programme – Session 4

Thursday 15 April, 9am

Health and Wellbeing
Register here for training – Guide to using Malnutrition Risk Screening Tools

Date & Time: Available now

Introduction module (15minutes) and up to 4 tools (10-15 minutes each) The purpose of this module is to highlight the importance of identifying adults at risk of malnutrition and to provide step-by-step training on how to complete four validated tools for adults suitable for different healthcare settings. These are the Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool (MUST), the Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST), the Mini Nutritional Assessment – Short Form (MNA-SF) and the Determine Checklist.

National Office of Suicide Prevention (NOSP)
LivingWorks Start, Suicide Prevention Skills Online

Click here for contact details of your local training coordinator who can issue you with a free licence to complete LivingWorks Start.

The HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) has launched a new 90-minute online suicide prevention training programme, LivingWorks Start. Click here for more information

Using a mix of guided online content, video and interactive questions, the introductory suicide prevention training will help you to identify people who are at risk, confidently ask them about the topic of suicide and connect them with resources that can help them stay safe.

You can complete the programme on any device or computer. Once you have activated your free licence you can log in and begin the programme. You can pause and recommence the programme at your own convenience. On average it will take 90 minutes to complete but you can work at your own pace. At the end of the programme, you will receive a certificate of completion.

This programme is suitable for anyone over the age of 18 who wants to help prevent suicide and is prepared to become more suicide alert

National Office of Suicide Prevention (NOSP)
START - Free 90 min Online Suicide Alertness Skills Training course

 Training available Countrywide*


START
helps participants to identify people who are at risk, confidently ask them about the topic of suicide and connect them with resources that can help them stay safe.This programme is suitable for persons over 18 working in or students of the Health, Social Care/Community Services and for anyone who wants to help prevent suicide and is prepared to become more suicide alert.

 It is a level 2 alertness skills programme and not as advanced as safeTALK or the two-day intervention skills workshop, ASIST.

This course is free and funded in Ireland by the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) and provided by LivingWorks.

For further information/to apply for the training in Dublin South East, Dublin South and Wicklow email your name and home/work address to: michaeln@mentalhealthireland.ie.

*For training in other than the above areas, contact the office of your local Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention /Suicide Prevention Training Officer, their details are available at www.nosp.ie or from the above email address.

HSE Acutes

see hseland.ie

Waiting List Management- Training Support Programme for Acute Operations  Scheduled Care

To access the waiting list management training support programme for Acute Operations course please see hseland.ie

The course is available under the course headings Clinical Skills and Health & Social Care Professionals.  This is a 40-minute e-learning programme on how to update and generally manage the waiting lists for in-patient and day-case patients.

The programme developed by the HSE and NTPF is for all staff working in scheduled care in Acute Hospitals including Administration and Business support staff as well as clinical and nursing staff. It could easily be included as part of staff induction in scheduled care.

The programme developed by the HSE and NTPF is for all staff working in scheduled care in Acute Hospitals including Administration and Business support staff as well as clinical and nursing staff. It could easily be included as part of staff induction in scheduled care.

HSE Social Care
Safeguarding Adults at Risk of Abuse

To access this eLearning module, search for ‘Safeguarding adults at risk of abuse’ on HSeLanD.

The aim of this module is to support staff to recognise, respond and report safeguarding concerns regarding adults at risk of abuse.

 By the end of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Recognise the different types of abuse and when abuse may be happening.

  • Understand how to respond immediately to safeguard the person at risk of abuse.

Know how to raise concerns and who to go to for support.

Social Inclusion

HSELaND training

Introduction to Traveller Health

Date: Available now on HSEland - Personal Effectiveness Skills’ section in the Course Catalogues.

Link to HSELand

National Quality Improvement
Communicating Effectively through Open Disclosure

Available now on HSELaND under ‘Mandatory Training’ in course catalogues. Duration approx. 40 minutes with an online assessment.

Link to HSELanD

National Quality Improvement
Introduction to Quality Improvement

Available on HSELanD

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