India-Sweden Healthcare Innovation Centre, a collaboration between the Swedish Trade Commissioner’s Office, AIIMS Of New Delhi and Jodhpur, launched “Skill for Scale”. It is an e-learning initiative designed to involve nurses on practical knowledge and skills to practice advanced patient care for managing non-communicable diseases. This program is certified by AIIMS Jodhpur and is endorsed by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). It will allow nurses across India to register for free, to learn at their own pace.
In its first phase, the program is focusing on diabetes management prevention and awareness based on a world-class comprehensive curriculum created from different resources available within the NCD (Non-Communicable Diseases) domain by following the NPCDS guidelines. The program’s content and modules are created by the team of experts of AIIMS Jodhpur. AIIMS Delhi, ICMR, DGHS, Indian Nursing Council (INC) and AstraZeneca is represented in an advisory board.
The Skill for Scale Program is aimed to upskill 5000 nurses across the country within 2022 by converting the current theoretical and practical modules into easy, interactive e-learning techniques. This e-learning program is compatible with mobile and is pegged at two-levels basic and advanced including a training of 20-24 hours to be completed. The course can be completed in a span of 2 hours further to which each student will be awarded a completion certificate and can get CME credits through Indian Nursing Council.