Updated: Mar 25
Over the past several years, the availability of powerful new SaaS-based technologies, combined with increasingly remote employees has forced organizations of all sizes and from most every industry to shift their employee training programs away from in-person, classroom-based training, in favor of online learning.
Commonly referred to as eLearning, this approach offers several powerful advantages for hospital employee training programs.
eLearning allows employees to complete courses at their own pace and on their own schedule. This is particularly important in a hospital setting where employees may work irregular hours or be called away for emergency situations.
eLearning can be more cost-effective than in-person training, as it eliminates the need for travel, venue rental, and printed materials. Additionally, hospitals can often purchase online training courses in bulk, reducing the per-user cost.
eLearning ensures that all employees receive the same information and training materials, which can be particularly important for compliance and regulatory training.
eLearning content can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection, which can be particularly useful for remote employees, those who work in multiple locations, or those who are on leave.
Tracking and Reporting
eLearning platforms often come with built-in tracking and reporting features, which can help hospital administrators monitor employee progress and ensure that everyone is completing the necessary training.
eLearning can be more efficient than traditional training methods, as it eliminates the need for instructors to repeat the same material multiple times and allows employees to move through the material at their own pace.
The Benefits of a Multi-Tenant LMS for Hospital Employee Training Programs
A Learning Management System (LMS) is a software application used to deliver and manage educational courses and training programs.
A multi-tenant LMS is a platform that allows multiple organizations or departments to share the same LMS while maintaining their separate user data, security, and branding. In a hospital setting, a multi-tenant LMS can offer several benefits for employee training:
With a multi-tenant LMS, hospital administrators can manage all employee training from a central location. This makes it easier to track employee progress and ensure that everyone is receiving the necessary training.
By using a multi-tenant LMS, hospitals can reduce costs associated with maintaining multiple LMS systems across different departments. This can include hardware costs, software licensing fees, and IT support.
Each department or organization using the LMS can customize the platform to their specific needs. This can include branding, content, and user access permissions.
A multi-tenant LMS can facilitate collaboration between departments by providing a shared platform for discussion forums, social learning, and shared resources.
As the hospital grows and adds new departments or locations, the multi-tenant LMS can easily scale to accommodate the increased demand for training.
Hospitals are subject to numerous regulations and standards, including HIPAA, OSHA, and Joint Commission standards. A multi-tenant LMS can help ensure that employees receive the required training to remain compliant with these regulations.
About LMS Portals
At LMS Portals, we provide our clients and partners with a SaaS-based, multi-tenant learning management system that allows you to launch a dedicated training environment (a portal) for each of your unique audiences.
The system includes an embedded course authoring tool that enables most anyone to build engaging courses quickly and easily.
We offer a complete library of ready-made corporate training courses, covering most every aspect of corporate training and workforce development. So you can build your own courses, utilize our off-the-shelf library, or some combination of the two.
If you choose to, you can create Learning Paths to deliver courses in a logical progression and add structure to your training program.
The system also supports Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) and provides tools for online coaching and social learning.