News stories from Virtual College in 2014
Virtual College | 16 Nov 2014
Virtual College has reached a major milestone of one and a half million online learners. Currently, around 1,000 new learners register to undertake one of its courses each day.
Virtual College partnership with NHS England generates a quarter of a million online registrations for National Patient Safety Suite
Virtual College | 10 Nov 2014
In just four years, there have been over a quarter of a million registrations for the National Patient Safety Suite of online courses.
Virtual College | 04 Nov 2014
A new report from pioneering online learning provider, Virtual College, has highlighted students’ desire for careers advice to include engaging, interactive information and resources.
Virtual College | 02 Nov 2014
Virtual College’s learning management system (LMS), Enable, has been ranked in the top eight by Learning Light, the UK-based independent e-learning industry market analyst. The top eight performers were selected from over 600 systems reviewed and analysed by Learning Light.
Virtual College’s new online training course to tackle rising problem of managing diabetes and mental illness
Virtual College | 13 Oct 2014
People with type two diabetes have twice the risk of developing dementia. Depression is twice as common in people with diabetes and up to 20% of those with a severe mental illness also have diabetes. To help tackle these issues, Virtual College has released its most recent patient safety training course, ‘The Safe Management of Diabetes, Dementia, Depression and Severe Mental Illness’.
Virtual College | 15 Aug 2014
Medicine doses are often omitted or delayed in hospital, in some circumstances this can cause serious harm or death for critical medicines or conditions. To help mitigate these risks, online training provider, Virtual College has worked closely with NHS England’s Safe Medication Practice Team to develop their latest patient safety online course.
Virtual College | 06 Aug 2014
The Home Office has launched a free online training package dealing with female genital mutilation (FGM), developed with Virtual College. It will give teachers, police, doctors, social workers and Border Force staff the training they need to help them identify and assist girls who are at risk of FGM.
Virtual College | 03 Aug 2014
Insulin, the drug used by millions of people with diabetes, has become the world-wide standard for essential and effective life-saving treatment. But, when administered incorrectly, insulin can cause significant harm and, in some cases, unnecessary fatalities. Virtual College have updated this important course to reflect new guidelines.
Virtual College | 28 Jul 2014
CACHE (the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education), is sponsoring the ‘Working in the Childcare Sector’ Career VOOC®. This is one of a suite of 10 Career VOOCs (Vocational Open Online Courses) being developed by Virtual College.
Virtual College | 24 Jul 2014
75,000 people with diabetes die each year in England, accounting for approximately one in seven of all deaths. In recognition of this, Virtual College and NHS England have created a new online training course for healthcare professionals who provide ‘end of life care’ for people with diabetes.
Virtual College develops essential online guidance on Telemedicine with leading NHS Foundation Trusts
Virtual College | 22 Jun 2014
Virtual College | 18 Jun 2014
Virtual College launches interactive online hospitality learning resources compatible with mobile devices
Virtual College | 16 Jun 2014
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Virtual College | 29 May 2014
Virtual College teams up with Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust to provide a national platform for healthcare professionals to share best practice
Virtual College | 28 May 2014
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Virtual College | 23 Apr 2014
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