PCI endorsed courses and resources

Please click on the links below to view resources and training:

Person Centred Approaches

This eLearning supports the Person-Centred Approaches Framework, which was developed by Skills for Health, Skills for Care and NHS Health Education England. Both the Framework and eLearning were created with input from people with experience of using health and social care services and the PCI is proud to endorse it.

Physical Activity and Health Programme – Public Health England, Sport England and This Mum Moves

This e-Learning course prepares GPs, nurses and other healthcare professionals to champion the benefits of physical activity with their patients and, in doing so, to help prevent and/or manage a range of common physical and mental health conditions.

Introduction to Health Literacy – NHS Health Education England and NHS Education for Scotland 

This e-Learning course provides an introduction to health literacy, why it is important and the core techniques that can be used to improve it. Techniques such as ‘teach back’ and ‘chunk and check’, which are recommended as key elements of an optimum shared decision making (SDM) conversation, are covered.

Personal Health Budgets – NHS England

This series of e-Learning modules support the implementation and delivery of personal health budgets. The modules cover topics including an introduction to personal health budgets, budget setting, managing risk and decision making, and reviewing personal health budgets.

Shared Decision Making Programme – Aqua, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and The University of Cambridge

This e-Learning resource provides guidance on what shared decision making (SDM) is and how to implement it in practice. It also provides resources to help healthcare professionals learn the required skills they need for SDM. The sessions include films to illustrate examples of good and bad consultations and prompts, along with resources to aid healthcare professionals with their work.

Helping Patients Make Informed Decisions: Communicating Potential Harms and Benefits (Perioperative Care) – licensed to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and adapted by the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication for the UK

This course is designed to help clinicians to develop skills for communicating effectively with patients about the potential harms and benefits of treatment options.

Supporting Link Workers to Deliver Social Prescribing – the NHS and NHS Health Education England

This e-learning resource has been developed for social prescribing link workers and includes the core elements and skills required to do the job and deliver social prescribing as part of a PCN multi-disciplinary team.

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