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Training app up for national award

Published 09/09/2014
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An innovative app, which lets Derby Hospitals staff to see how up-to-date they are on training, has been nominated for a national award.

Launched in 2014, Derby Hospital Training Passport App is the first of its kind in the country and enables all staff to access their training records whenever they want, with reminders of when their training needs to be updated.

It has already been downloaded by thousands of staff and has now been shortlisted in the Best E-Learning Project category at the 2014 E-Learning Awards, run by E.learning Age magazine.

The app is web-based and highlights mandatory training requirements and compliance status via a Red, Amber, Green (RAG) model and is designed to run on all smart phones, tablet devices and desktop/laptop computers.

In the first 60 days post launch over 3,400 users downloaded the app to view their training records, which equates to 42%. The uptake continues to rise at a rate of approximately 200 new users per week.

The winners will be announced on November 6.

Last Modified 09/09/2014