Induction and preparing for working on the wards
BMJ Learning Hospital Collection offers e-learning modules that address critical areas
Multi-professional teams can learn using a mixture of 3D animation, audio, images,
text and clinical cases,
all peer-reviewed and regularly updated to reflect the very latest guidance.
- Advanced life support for in-hospital adult cardiac arrest1
- A practical guide to managing patients with cardiac arrest using the adult advanced
life support (ALS) algorithm in a hospital setting.
- Managing aggressive patients2
- Learn the common reasons and risk factors for aggression and how to deal with a moderately
- Audit: How to do it in practice3
- Be aware of the importance of audit as part of clinical governance and the difference
between research and audit.
- Basic life support4
- A video module outlining the procedures of basic life support (BLS).
- Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide5
- A module on breaking bad news in a sensitive and individual way, and developing a
clinical plan to support future consultations.
- Child protection: physical abuse6
- A guide to recognising the common signs of physical abuse, along with managing associated
- Child protection: emotional abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect7
- This module discusses the common features of emotional or sexual abuse and neglect,
and how to recognise and manage these.
- Communication skills8
- Learn how communication skills can help you reach a diagnosis, explain treatment,
break bad news, and communicate with your peers.
- Evidence based medicine: a users' guide9
- A guide to the five practical steps in using evidence based medicine to answer clinical
questions and other useful concepts including number needed to treat.
- Teamworking: a user's guide10
- After completing this module you should know how to get the best out of your team,
both as a team member and as a leader.
- How to write a research paper and get it published11
- A guide to writing a research paper and getting it published with tips to avoid making
- Things I wish I'd known before starting a job in emergency medicine12
- In this podcast you will hear from some junior doctors who have recently made the
transition from medical school to clinical practice. They talk about what they wished
they had known before starting their first job in emergency medicine and give their
top tips for a successful and enjoyable rotation.
- Things I wish I'd known before starting a job in surgery13
- In this podcast, you will hear from some junior doctors who have recently made the
transition from medical school to clinical practice. They offer practical advice on
how to access sources of support during your surgical rotation. They talk about what
they wished they had known before starting their first surgical jobs, and give their
top tips for a successful and enjoyable surgical rotation.
- Things I wish I'd known before starting a job in medicine14
- This podcast offers practical advice and top tips on how to prepare for your first
job in medicine as a newly qualified doctor. It includes advice on topics such as
how to approach the management of a sick medical patient, how to communicate with
seniors and healthcare professionals in other disciplines, and how to prescribe safely.