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FutureLearn

Train the Healthcare Trainer

Health Education England via FutureLearn

Overview

Learn how to make learning stick and develop as a healthcare trainer

This informative, five-week course is based on the latest research into how adults learn. Aimed at those new to training or existing trainers who wish to update their skills, the course will also be of benefit those who design and moderate online learning.

It offers evidence-based methods and techniques that participants can use to ensure learning genuinely takes place and is transferred to practice.

Discover evidence-based training techniques

On the course, you’ll explore a diverse toolkit of proven techniques; each of which is modelled as the course progresses.

The course content includes selection and blending of methods and delivery routes to optimise the transfer of learning to practice.

Improve your planning, design and delivery skills on your journey towards becoming an expert trainer

As well as offering guidance on teaching techniques, assessment and the motivation of learners, you’ll gain practical advice on dealing with nerves and unexpected challenges in the classroom.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to set your training, planning and delivery firmly in the context of ‘causing learning to happen’. You’ll incorporate training techniques which ensure that learning lasts.

Learn from training and learning experts at Health Education England

The course educators are experts from Health Education England (HEE). HEE is part of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service which has developed and trained healthcare staff for over 70 years.

Free upgrade for UK NHS staff

A free upgrade for this course is available for NHS staff by registering here. This upgrade is also available free to NHS-affiliated staff. Check eligibility here

This course is suited to anyone employed in the healthcare sector who has training as all or part of their role.

Taught by

Nick Napper

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