Monday, February 11, 2013

No elearning, thank you very much!

Our organisation has been asked to review and feedback on the new guidance for one particular area in which we are involved. I was particularly struck by the vehemence of its position with regards to elearning:
[1] The use of e-learning may offer a number of benefits to an organisation. However, in all but the smallest healthcare organisations such a small GP’s practice with a single stage [activity] plan, e-learning is not acceptable as the sole means of training staff. E-learning can only be used to support training delivered by a competent [specialist] safety adviser.
[2] E-learning is not acceptable as the sole means of training for the following reasons: