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Add the Learning Station to your intranet

You can now put the Learning Station onto your own intranet or website. Why is this useful? If the learning Station is built into your own site, there’s need to ask staff or students to visit a new website. And you control the branding around the interface.

So if your users are already using your website – for work or library reference, for instance – just put the Learning Station right in there.

See how the Learning Station appears below, as part of this web page? That’s how it works: the Learning Station built into your own site.

  • Get students to complete quizzes in their own time before and during courses, on your own site.
  • Control the branding around the Learning Station: your website, your logo and name. This means users take their learning there more seriously, because it carries your official weight.
  • Easy network management for your IT department. They don’t need to change firewall settings. We just give them one line of code to add to the site’s backend.

That gets you in-house access to all our learning programmes, including all content, tests and video.

Right now, integrating the Learning Station into your website costs just R25000 a year. That’s less than the price of six copies of each of our books. You get unlimited online access to all of them, on your own in-house systems.

Chat to us to make it happen.

 

Press release: New book tackles the spread of dangerous infections

Cape Town, 10 October 2014—Tragically, the Ebola crisis in West Africa has reminded us of the vital role healthcare professionals play in controlling the spread of dangerous infections. Across the globe, doctors and nurses in under-resourced areas face enormous challenges, and put themselves at risk in helping others.

Infection Prevention and Control coverInfection Prevention and Control is the work of three exceptional professionals who are equipping these professionals to do their work well and safely.

Dr Angela Dramowski led the writing process, motivated by her team’s work at the Unit for Infection Prevention and Control at Stellenbosch University. She partnered with Professor David Woods, who leads the renowned Perinatal Education Programme (PEP), and Professor Shaheen Mehtar, a retired Infection Prevention and Control expert who remains actively involved with the Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN) and World Health Organisation (WHO) working groups. Together, they have written a self-study book that will help healthcare workers on the front line inexpensively and efficiently.

Bettercare books provide self-powered continuing education for all healthcare workers without the costs of courses and workshops, with a strong focus on how to work effectively in difficult conditions. Infection Prevention and Control gives practical guidance and case studies in a range of important areas, including dealing with micro-organisms, risk management, waste management, outbreak investigation and more.

The book has already been welcomed by healthcare leaders in South Africa, Egypt and Australia. Simon Schaaf, a professor at Stellenbosch University, points out that proper IPC is often neglected: “it is often the obvious that is most neglected, and this book will reinforce the basic IPC measures that we all in healthcare should know and be practicing.”

You can read Infection Prevention and Control online for free, and order copies, at https://bettercare.co.za/books/infection-prevention-and-control.

About Bettercare and PEP

Bettercare provides nurses with proven ways to learn together, give better care, and love what they do. Their decentralised learning model has been proven to help healthcare professionals by boosting knowledge and confidence and improving patient care. Their coursebooks are used by universities, public and private hospitals, and non-profits in South Africa and other developing countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Visit www.bettercare.co.za. Other new and revised titles include Breast Care, Adult HIV, Maternal Care and Primary Maternal Care.

The Perinatal Education Programme (PEP) has pioneered an acclaimed self-help training methodology for health professionals that places the responsibility for continuing education on the participants themselves. Visit www.pepcourse.co.za.