SJH Learning Hub:Delivering Targeted Learning at St. James’s Hospital Fergus Thompson Centre for Learning and Development
Context and BackgroundSt. James’s Hospital • Largest acute academic teaching hospital - TCD • >1020 (inpatient / day care beds) • Total workforce of over 3500 (57 nationalities) • Recent developmentsCentre for Learning and Development (CLD) • Part of the HR Directorate • Multidisciplinary – Integrating educational / training needs of the CNE with the L&D function • L&D that is accessible and responsive to the needs of every staff member at SJH
The SJH Learning Hub Portal • Collaboration with HSELanD 2009/2010 • Interactive online learning programmes, learning resources, collaborate, discuss and share knowledge • Access to HSELanD and other Hubs • SJH Hub community: 1450+ SJH staff • Flexibility!
Flexibility in Learning eLearning CoursesOnline Libraries Video Resources
Online Learning Programmes• Safer Manual Handling• Mechanical Ventilation• Disability Awareness• SJH Medication Administration Safety• Dignity At Work• Insulin Administration for Nursing Staff• Insulin Prescribing for Medical Staff• In the line of Fire• Managing Violence & Aggression
Flexibility in Managing an online learning environment • CLD Hub administration on site at SJH • Create hub pages and modules • Create user groups • Manage user accounts • Monitor user activity via site log reports
Collaborative Learning Areas• Creation of online learning areas within the portal for specific users at SJH• Network of eGuides• ICU/HDU Online Resources
Looking Ahead…• St. Jamess Hospital eLearning Strategy 2012-2015• Launched 23rd May 2012• “Learning at your schedule, your place, your pace”
Benefits...• Enhancing Learning Enhancing Patient Care• Targeted Learning – Specific role, subject, content, project• Learning Management System (LMS) – Portal linked to a database for monitoring & reporting• Social networking, peer learning, online discussions, self-directed learning• Constructivist Learning Theory: Learning via active thinking and previous experiences (Social learning)
“Learning is experience. Everything else is just information…” Albert EinsteinThank You!