Terms

This glossary relates to terminology used on the e-LfH and eIntegrity Hubs, the associated websites and this support site.

Activity data
The data recorded by the Hub relating to any activity by a trainee including how many times individual sessions have been accessed, time spent in those sessions and scores achieved (where appropriate).

Course
A course is a structured collection of sessions, which have training and learning content that is relevant to a specialty, condition or job role.

e-learning content
The content of an e-learning session.

e-learning resource
A body of e-learning content accessed via software for the purpose of delivering learning and training electronically.

e-Learning for Healthcare
A Department of Health programme in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies providing high quality e-learning content free of charge for the training of the NHS workforce across the UK.

e-LfH
e-Learning for Healthcare.

e-Portfolio
An e-Portfolio is a secure website that allows trainees to build up a collection (or portfolio) of evidence of their progress in specialty training. It supports a number of assessment tools for trainees to use in their education and development. The information in an e-Portfolio can be used to inform progress reviews.

eIntegrity Healthcare
The not-for-profit company that licenses access to high quality online professional healthcare training materials. All net income from licensing is applied to supporting the cost of updating existing or developing new e-learning materials.

Electronic Staff Record
The Electronic Staff Record (ESR) solution is an integrated Recruitment, HR, payroll and learning management system; in place in all NHS organisations.
http://www.electronicstaffrecord.nhs.uk/home/

ESR
Electronic Staff Record

Folder
A folder is simply a means of organising content. It is not an educational unit in the same way that a course or learning path is, so you cannot search for folders and they do not have an Information page.

Learning Path
A learning path is a structured collection of sessions, which have training and learning content that is relevant to a specialty, condition or job role.

Linear learning logic
Rules applied to a group of sessions to enforce completion of those sessions in a specific order.

National Learning Management System
A national Learning Management System with a catalogue of e-learning courses covering a wide number of subject matter areas accessible free of charge by NHS staff.
http://www.connectingforhealth.nhs.uk/systemsandservices/icd/informspec/etd/elearning/lms/nlms

NLMS
National Learning Management System

Project
The means by which e-LfH develops and delivers one or more e-learning resources.

Programme
A programme is a structured collection of courses and learning paths, which have training and learning content that is relevant to a specialty, condition or job role.

Quicklink
Code used to uniquely identify an e-learning session. The code can be found in the keywords of the session on the Information page.

Session
A session is a structured collection of pages, which have training and learning content that is relevant to a specialty, condition or job role.

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