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Online learning: Make it top-notch

August 29, 2018Brie Cohen Vlach

A. The foundation of Pediatric Home Service is education. We spend money to ensure we have high quality education.Online EducationTurning our classroom education into an online experience has been costly, but we've seen huge benefits from the investment. Our staff can take our online education anytime, anywhere. There is no time delay and an employee can do it all on their own. Our clinicians can take a course or refresh themselves immediately, instead of waiting for a classroom session. And with...

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Online learning: Observe, reflect, make

July 30, 2018Brie Cohen Vlach

A. Have you ever sat through a tedious online course that was full of text-filled PowerPoint slides, with a person reading word for word what's on the slide? How much of that content do you remember?At Pediatric Home Service, we work hard to create engaging education. Here are some of our best practices to keep nurses and families engaged.Online clinical educationOur online courses have a lab component. The lab is completely hands-on because all of the pre-work is done online. To keep learners engaged...

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Online learning: Make your photos count

June 26, 2018Brie Cohen Vlach

A. Better photographs can make education easier for the patient to understand. Here are a few tips for an amateur photographer to improve their images.It's all about lightPay attention to the natural light available to you. Use a window if you can. Daylight is much nicer than harsh overhead yellow fluorescent lights. Have the window light hit the subject from the front or the side. Avoid light behind the subject. If window light isn't enough light or you don't have access to natural outdoor light,...

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Online learning: Go out and create

May 29, 2018Brie Cohen Vlach

A. It can be overwhelming to figure out where to start. Here are some basic first steps to get you moving in the right direction.To start building clinical online learning, you'll need a learning management system. An LMS is an application that houses and delivers courses to your learners, as well as reports and tracks their learning. There are many LMS applications to choose from. The LMS that's right for your organization depends on many factors, including what kind of tracking and reporting you...

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