LEO Learning leads trio of LTG companies in helping Resuscitation Council UK fight against COVID-19

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A trio of Learning Technologies Group companies—LEO Learning, Gomo and PeopleFluent—recently united with Resuscitation Council UK to provide critical eLearning resources that are being used in the fight against COVID-19.

A screenshot from the Adult resuscitation e-learning course

This crucial piece of work will provide training for the vital healthcare professionals who are facing COVID-19 on the frontline and will benefit the patients who are under their care. In uncertain and trying times such as these, work like this will help make a difference.

In a period of global disruption, teams at Learning Technologies Group (LTG) have been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to assist with the UK’s coronavirus response in a small but meaningful way. LTG has provided a program of support including a free six-month, 100,000+ user license for Instilled by PeopleFluent—the new Learning Experience Platform (LXP) launched last year—to long-term LEO Learning client Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK).

In March 2020, RCUK was approached by a key member of the Resuscitation Department at the Nightingale Hospital at ExCeL London with a request to provide learning content for the wave of returning clinicians that were mobilized as part of the UK government’s coronavirus response. With LEO Learning supporting RCUK across multiple learning initiatives since November 2010, the organization contacted LEO on Wednesday 25 March with these urgent requirements.

With the first of the Nightingale Hospitals due to be opened the following week, RCUK needed to be able to launch eLearning content that was fully fit for purpose by the morning of Monday 30 March. Staff from RCUK, LEO Learning, Gomo and Instilled all came together over the weekend and across global time zones in order to make this a reality.

Instilled was quickly identified by the LTG team as a key component in addressing some specific challenges RCUK was facing, including:

  • Ease of use for all users, including returning healthcare workers who aren’t familiar with modern digital learning platforms.
  • Support for self-service login.
  • Overall flexibility to allow a wide range of media types.
  • Dynamic scalability to grow in line with the demand for more returning clinicians.

The five-module ‘adult resuscitation eLearning’ course was adapted from existing RCUK course material and adjusted specifically for an audience of former professional clinicians returning to deal with patients affected by COVID-19. Built utilizing the cloud-based eLearning authoring tool Gomo, all content is mobile-responsive and allows downloads of key charts—including a specific algorithm for COVID-19 life support application—ensuring that key information can be referenced in the field.

“Everyone at LEO Learning and our sister companies at LTG is proud to be even a small part of the response to the current medical effort,” said LEO’s Managing Director, James Greenwood. “While we sincerely hope that this life-saving training will be required as rarely as can be wished for, we’re grateful for the opportunity to provide it in a way that will help those saving lives get back to work with a minimum of fuss.”

“We are incredibly grateful to the team at LEO who assisted Resuscitation Council UK to set up a Learning Experience Platform (LXP) to host and deliver a bespoke course, ‘Adult resuscitation e-learning’, for the NHS in under 72 hours,” said Dr James Cant, CEO of Resuscitation Council UK. “This crucial piece of work will provide training for the vital healthcare professionals who are facing COVID-19 on the frontline and will benefit the patients who are under their care. In uncertain and trying times such as these, work like this will help make a difference.”

For more information on the project, check out this case study.

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About LEO Learning
LEO Learning believes that technology-enabled learning innovation has the power to deliver transformational results. Our purpose is to help clients deploy learning technology to deliver outcomes precisely aligned to their business goals. Backed by more than 30 years of experience, we design engaging learning architectures that fit seamlessly into businesses and improve performance throughout the entire organization.

LEO Learning has the deep understanding of learning design and technology, and pioneering creative approach, necessary to drive learning transformation.

LEO Learning’s expanding global customer base includes organizations such as the NHS, Civil Service Learning, Jaguar Land Rover, Visa, Volvo, Suncorp, Fidelity, Virgin Atlantic, Novartis, Godiva, Volkswagen, Dunhill, KPMG, Roche, and Mars.

LEO Learning is part of Learning Technologies Group plc’s award-winning group of specialist learning technology businesses.

For more, visit leolearning.com.

About Instilled by PeopleFluent
Instilled is an easy-to-use, structured corporate learning experience platform (LXP) that supports a modern learning culture. Part of PeopleFluent’s talent management and learning products, the platform leads learners to the right content— created by subject matter experts and peer groups—without distractions. Instilled draws on nearly 20 years of experience providing learning consulting and technologies for authoring, delivery, and analytics.

Instilled combines award-winning technologies within Learning Technologies Group into one efficient learning experience platform.

For more, visit instilled.com.

About Gomo
The Gomo learning suite provides multi-award-winning products that allow you to create, deliver, update, and track beautiful multi-device eLearning. With Gomo Authoring, you can create truly responsive and adaptive HTML5 content that looks perfect on all devices, including desktops, tablets, and smartphones. With Gomo Delivery and Analytics, you can get content into the hands of learners instantly via websites, direct link, the Gomo LMS wrapper, social media, and more—all with full xAPI analytics.

With an ever-growing client base including the BBC, British Airways, BT, Centrica, General Electric, HSBC, L’Oréal, Royal Mail Group, Shell, Sony, Squarespace, TDK, Vodafone, Weetabix, Whatsapp, the World Health Organization and many more, Gomo is quickly becoming the established choice for global organizations seeking collaborative, future-proof and responsive HTML5 multi-device eLearning.

Gomo is part of Learning Technologies Group plc’s award-winning group of specialist learning technology businesses.

For more, visit gomolearning.com.

About Resuscitation Council UK
Resuscitation Council UK is saving lives by developing guidelines, influencing policy, delivering courses and supporting cutting-edge research. Through education, training and research, we’re working towards the day when everyone in the country has the skills they need to save a life.

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