“We stand proud of every single person in the field who has championed these techniques, to protect and save the lives of their patients, residents, and one another.” – Danielle Campbell
The discussion highlighted the training needs surrounding the administering of the COVID-19 vaccination (click here to listen). Succeeding the podcast, I thought I’d put “pen to paper” and share some thoughts about the current climate and how the recent pandemic has caused us to look for an alternativee, safe way to support training professionals.
Providing face-to-face clinical training during COVID-19 has proved challenging. While proficiency is paramount, safety and quality are more so: how is it possible to balance the two? The pandemic has presented unique challenges and has led us to ask:
Can we provide clinical skills training remotely? Can the practical elements still be delivered in a virtual setting?
A word from our EducatorsThinking back to 2019, when we launched the Clinical Skills Academy, we did so with our patients’ needs at heart. We knew that the need for cutting edge training was – and continues to be – to inspire health care professionals with evidence-based courses and to drastically improve patient outcomes.