https://phescreening.blog.gov.uk/2017/01/13/weve-updated-the-antenatal-and-newborn-screening-programmes-e-learning-resource/

We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening programmes e-learning resource

We’ve updated the antenatal and newborn screening e-learning module in line with clinical best practice and quality assurance requirements.

This free cross-programme training resource is for all staff and students involved in antenatal and newborn screening in the NHS in England. It allows learning to be evidenced and promotes informed choice for women and their families.

The module has been accessed by more than 22,000 users representing an extensive range of health practitioners involved in antenatal and newborn care. Practitioners should keep up to date by doing the module annually.

Benefits of e-learning module

The e-learning module:

  • covers the 6 antenatal and newborn programmes:
    • NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP)
    • NHS Infectious Diseases in Pregnancy Screening (IDPS) Programme
    • NHS Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia (SCT) Screening Programme
    • NHS Newborn Blood Spot (NBS) Screening Programe
    • NHS Newborn and Infant Physical Examination (NIPE) Programme
    • NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP)
  • uses film and animation to illustrate best practice
  • focuses on important learning points
  • has a quiz to test your knowledge
  • has questions relating to lessons learnt from screening incidents
  • provides a certificate on completion

Excellent user feedback

A recent survey indicated that 96% of users rated the resource as excellent or good.  The survey also showed that 95% of users said the resource very significantly or significantly supported clinical practice and 85% were very likely or likely to encourage a colleague to undertake the module.

Comments have included:

Concise slides have updated me for another year and feel that it was time well spent and didn't take as long as previously.

I found this module extremely helpful and full of information

Graph showing the survey responses of e-learning users, who rated the quality of the resource’s films, animations, text and appearance

Graph showing the survey responses of e-learning users, who rated the quality of the resource’s films, animations, text and appearance

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