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					Working Together with Health
        Information


          Next Steps
Holistic Interface with the NHS


            Professional
              Awards


             Learning
                To
             Manage



            Information
            Proficiency


            Research &
            Development

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                                                            An Integrated Model for Delivering National
Integrated Health Informatics Education

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        ECDL (Basic Computing Skills)
  Present Communications Structure
  NHS Information Authority


                                                           DATA
NTEL     NHS DIRECT   NSF   NEHR     NETD   NHAIS   NIS   QUALITY
       NPRN    NELH    NFAP   NENP      NPCIS   NST   NASC




    HEALTH             PCGs        TRUSTS           OTHER
  AUTHORITIES                                   STAKEHOLDERS
 Enabling People
 New Ways of Working
Connecting                      NTEL                                      EPR
GP Practices                  NHS Direct                                 Level 1
 to NHSnet
                                  NELH                                  Level 2
    NPCIS
                                      NIS                              Level 3
     NELP
                                      NST                             Level 4
      NEHR
                                      NASC                           Level 5
                                  Data Quality                      Level 6



  Primary Care                   NHS IA                         Secondary Care
NETD Programme                Communications                   NETD Programme


       Awareness   Skills   Culture    Organisational Change    Change Management


     Primary Care                 Generic                Secondary Care
Working Together 2000 - 2001


     1.   Developing the Right
          Information and Information
          Technology Skills

     2.   Finding the Right Help

     3.   Getting Activities Right

     4.   ETD Infrastructure
     Basic IT Skills for All :
The European Computer Driving
            Licence

           (ECDL)
A Strategic View of ECDL

        All NHS staff need basic skills
         to realise the vision in IfH

        The “Modernising” agenda

        The adoption of standards
         should be encouraged
What is the ECDL?


        ECDL is a modular, basic IT skills
         qualification
        Developed by consortium of
         European countries
        Managed in the UK by BCS
        Skills acquired flexibly
        Tests at accredited centres
        Successes recorded in a “Log Book”
Who Uses ECDL?


       Local government librarians
       Teachers
       Further & higher education
       Corporate sector

       The NHS
ECDL Content


       Basic concepts of IT & IT in society
       Using a computer and managing files
       Word processing
       Spreadsheets
       Databases
       Graphics
       Electronic communications &
        networking
Costs


           Log books              £25
           Syllabus               Free
           Centre accreditation   £350 pa
           Paper based tests      Free

           Training
           Learning resources
           The learning curve
           Electronic tests
 Pilot Centres

                      Wakefield, Bradford,
                      Hull, Scunthorpe

    Bolton, Preston



Wolverhampton                 Coventry

   Gloucester
Lessons Learned

        It’s very popular with a broad range of
         staff
        There is a learning curve for centres
        It’s not as difficult to become a centre
         as you might think
        It’s flexible – in every way
        It throws up training needs
        Automated testing is fast & effective
         Available learning materials all have
         merit
        It raises profiles and raises
         awareness – culture change agent?
Developing Professional Skills &
         Knowledge


    The Professional Awards in IM&T
                 (Health)
What are the Professional
Awards?
   A suite of qualifications in IM&T in health and
    care
   Available at a range of academic levels
   Underpinned by a set of standards of
    competence for all health staff
   Work-based
   Unique in range and content
   For the NHS by the NHS
   Flexible and modular
Professional Awards Contd


   Tool to support development of essential
    skills and knowledge

   Mapped onto “Learning to Manage Health
    Information” and “Information for Health”

   Certificate in IM&T (Health) for all health care
    staff including clinical professionals
Next Steps


        Making the Awards more widely
         available

        Increasing flexibility

        Masters

        Review and evaluation
The Use and Management of
     Health Information


   A Theme for Clinical Education
Learning to Manage
Health Information

       Establishing health informatics
        components of clinical
        education
       In partnership with professional
        and statutory bodies, and
        individuals and groups
        representing healthcare
        professions in the NHS
Expectations for Learning
       Communication
           Authoring & reading health records
           Clinical Language
           Team working
       Knowledge Management
       Data Quality & Management
       Confidentiality & Security
       Secondary Uses of Clinical Data &
        Information
       Clinical & Service Audit
       Working Clinical Systems
       Telemedicine & Telecare
       Basic Computing Skills
LtM - Looking Forward

       Progressing the standards
       Enable implementation
       Supporting tools
Progressing the Standards

       Set in a wider policy context
       Update the standards
       Maintain and extend
        collaboration
Enable Implementation

       LtM “starter pack”
       Interpreting
           How LtM can be used
           When the learning can take place
       Supporting local projects
Supporting Tools

       Information for Caring
       Information Matters
       Information for Practice
       Patient Led Learning - report
       Checklist for Education
        Consortia
       Checklist for Training Providers
       GHIFT
Involvement ... Partnership
       ... Ownership
      Ensure the continued support
       of stakeholders in clinical
       education in healthcare
      Education Leaders Forum
          Agreement to progress LtM
          Representative group
Working Together 2000 - 2001


     1.   Developing the Right Information
          and Information Technology Skills


     2.   Finding the Right Help

     3.   Getting Activities Right

     4.   ETD Infrastructure
Regional Learning Networks



  For Clinical Information Project
                Leaders
RLN Objectives
        Develop skills and knowledge in
         information management through
         action learning
        Support development and
         implementation of LISs
        Test & evaluate virtual classroom
         products
        Train the trainers
        Share new skills with other clinical
         colleagues
        Support learning across health
         communities
RLN activity – from the PID


        Local learning network groups
        Contact between group members re
         work-based issues & solutions
        On-line conferencing
        Meetings every 6 – 8 weeks to
         problem-share, share, etc
        Contribute to LIS development
        Train others
        Contribute to local, regional, national
         work – points of contact
Scope & Membership

       60-100 per region

       All health organisations

       Clinical information project leads, eg :
        integrated care pathways, clinical
        audit, local systems development, LIS
        leads, security & confidentiality,
        clinical governance, health records
        development, IM&T education and
        training & IM&T professionals
Benefits


        Local – competence & confidence,
         sharing, problem-solving, culture
         change

        Regional – implementation of
         strategic initiatives, identification of
         ETD needs

        National – mechanisms for
         establishing good practice,
         implementation of strategy/policy
Deliverables


        Learning transfer methodology

        RLN start-up kit

        Mechanisms for sharing between
         regions
Lessons so far from Trent
        Finding the right members is a
         challenge
        Achieving consistent attendance is
         not easy
        Groups are multi-disciplinary and
         non-hierarchical
        Facilitators
        Project management relationships
         need to be clear
        Expectations needs to be managed
         all round
Next Steps


        Trent report July 2000
        Start-Up Kit under development
        Regional senior managers get
         on board
        Each region establishes its
         development approach and
         team(s)
        Methodology for national
         sharing agreed
Developing a Virtual Classroom


         An Internet Based
       Learning Environment
   The Virtual Classroom
"The project will be developed initially on
   an experimental basis to complement
     other NHS-wide virtual resources
    (such as the 'Learning Zone'). The
  primary focus for this project will be to
   support ETD in information manage-
  ment, but the learning potential for the
        whole NHS is much wider.”
                     Working Together with Health Information
                                            (December 1999)
April 2000 - March 2001
       Establish a learning facility to
        meet a number of education
        challenges arising out of
        Information for Health for pre-
        identified 'trial' groups
       Establish a standard in
        internet-based learning for the
        NHS, with the potential to
        accommodate new audiences
        and wider learning needs
Initial Target Audience

       Clinical information project
        leaders
       Caldicott Guardians
       Clinical Governance Leads
Establishing a Standard

       Should have the capacity and
        functionality required to expand
        to support the non-IM&T
        education, training and
        development needs of the NHS
Links to NeLH and RLNs

       Sharing point of access, style
        and search capabilities with the
        National Electronic Library for
        Health
       Working with Regional
        Learning Networks to support
        their learning requirements
Current Study

       Researching existing and
        developing learning
        environments provided over the
        Internet (or large Intranets)
       Identifying future directions of
        Internet based learning likely to
        evolve over the next five years
April 2000 - March 2001
       Incremental development
           Promotion
           Collection of learning materials
       Support initial audience
       Establish NHS e-learning
        preferences
       Work with stakeholders
       Develop an achievable,
        preferred e-learning
        environment
Working Together 2000 - 2001


     1.   Developing the Right Information
          and Information Technology Skills

     2.   Finding the Right Help

     3.   Getting Activities Right


     4.   ETD Infrastructure
         Steve Cliff
Education and Development Adviser
     (Northern and Yorkshire)
Role of the Education and
  Development Adviser

    •National Level
    •Regional Level
    •Local Level
National role of the Education and
      Development Adviser

      •Influencing Policy
      •Common Approach
      •Supporting Projects
Regional role of the Education and
      Development Adviser


   •Supporting Regional Head of
    Information
   •Disseminating Information
   •Co-ordinating ETD activities
   •Developing Networks
Local role of the Education and
    Development Adviser


   •Assisting LIS development and
   Implementation
   •Working with individuals
   •Disseminating Information
Who’s Who?
• South & West           - Stewart Low/Jenny Powell
• South & East           - Diane Benjamin
• London                 - Lindsay Gibson
• Eastern                - John Wright
• West Midlands          - Sharon Ensor/Nathalie Page
• Trent                  - George Davies
• North West             - Caryl Plewes
• Northern & Yorkshire   - Steve Cliff
NETD Web Address




      www.etd.nhsia.nhs.uk

      nww.etd.nhsia.nhs.uk
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