Training of Trainers

Child Status Index Training Manual

This manual provides guidance for community care workers and other wardens of orphans and other vulnerable children who intend to use the Child Status Index tool. [from abstract]

'I Felt Colonised': Emerging Clinical Teachers on a New Rural Teaching Platform

The objective of this study was to explore what the implementation of the [Ukwanda Rural Clinical School] meant for the practice of these physicians and to what extent the shift from full-time practising clinician to clinical teacher required them to adapt and change. [from abstract]

The Effectiveness of a ‘Train the Trainer’ Model of Resuscitation Education for Rural Peripheral Hospital Doctors in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan rural doctors based in isolated peripheral hospitals routinely resuscitate critically ill patients but have difficulty accessing training. We tested a train-the-trainer model that could be utilised in isolated rural hospitals. [from abstract]

Health Management Information System: Facilitator's Guide for Training of Trainers

This manual is intended as a training of trainers manual for hospital management and case teams and for hospital staff on the use of health information management systems - both in terms of how to collect, aggregate and report data, but also to help staff understand the utility and benefits of the data they collect. [adapted from abstract]

Training Skills for Health Care Providers

This learning resource package is intended for use in a course to prepare proficient service providers to be competent clinical trainers who are qualified to conduct competency-based clinical skills courses. [from publisher]

Simulation Training for Educators of Health Care Workers

This learning resource package is a competency-based learning tool that addresses management and implementation of simulated environments for students in health-related training institutions that prepare health care providers. [adapted from author]

Effective Teaching Skills: A Blended Learning Approach Learning Resource Package

This learning resource package is intended to help educators of healthcare providers become more effective teachers. The course combines completion of ModCAL for Training Skills, plus group-based practice and feedback. Additionally, programs not using ModCAL may provide a 10-day group-based course that includes knowledge transfer, small group work, practice and feedback. [from publisher]

Community Discussion Guide for Maternal and Newborn Health Care: A Training Manual for Safe Motherhood Action Groups

This guide contains detailed guidance on how to train safe motherhood action group volunteers in two key areas of their portfolio – maternal and newborn health care.

Training Resource Package for Family Planning

This resource contains curriculum components and tools needed to design, implement, and evaluate training. It offers essential resources for family planning and reproductive health trainers, supervisors, and program managers. The entire package is designed to support up-to-date training on family planning and reproductive health.

Kenyan Family Planning Providers Leverage Local Resources to Train Their Peers on Long-Acting and Permanent Methods

This report outlines a sustainable cascade training approach to train a subset of the doctors, nurses, and clinical officers who provide long-acting and permanent methods (LA/PM) to serve as district-level LA/PM trainers. These trainers trained other doctors, nurses, and clinical officers in their districts to offer LA/PMs.

ModCAL for Training Skills

ModCAL® for Training Skills course uses an interactive multimedia format to help learners become more effective pre-service faculty or in-service trainers. ModCAL® provides knowledge updates, training skills demonstrations and exercises to develop training competencies. Key training resources, such as the Training Skills for Health Care Providers Reference Guide, Learner’s Guide and Facilitator’s Guide are also provided in the resources section. [publisher’s description]

Constructive Men's Engagement in Reproductive Health: A Training-of-Trainer's Manual

This manual is designed to enable community health educators to incorporate activities related to constructive men’s engagement in reproductive health in their daily work. This includes promoting dialogue among men and women to increase couple communication and shared decisionmaking related to family planning and reproductive health. [from introduction]

Effectiveness of a Training-of-Trainers Model in a HIV Counseling and Testing Program in the Caribbean Region

This study evaluates the effectiveness and sustainability of a voluntary counseling and testing training program based on a training-of-trainers model. [adapted from abstract]

Facilitative Supervision for Quality Improvement: a Curriculum

This curriculum focuses on the fundamentals of quality health care services in presenting an approach to supervision that emphasizes mentoring, joint problem solving, and two-way communication. It is meant to be used by trainers who introduce the facilitative approach to supervision to supervisors from different levels of the health system: on-site and off-site supervisors, including medical and nonmedical supervisors. [from publisher]

Healthy Timing and Spacing of Pregnancy: a Trainer's Reference Guide

This guide is a resource for trainers in developing in-service training for facility-based healthcare providers and community health workers (CHWs) who already have some basic experience with and understanding of RH/FP. This is not a training manual, but a reference guide which can be used and adapted by trainers based on whether or not trainees are facility-based or community-based. [from author]

Human Resources for Health Assessment: Data Collection Training

This material contains a suggested workshop design for use by individuals and organizations planning human resources for health (HRH) assessments. These materials can also be used to train supervisors and data collectors to conduct an HRH assessment. [from author]

Community Problem Solving and Immunization Strategy Development: Linking Health Workers with Communities Facilitator's Guide

An immunization consultation is useful when health workers are providing immunizations in their service area, but do not work in partnership with the community to attain full coverage. A consultation is not training but rather an opportunity to step back, look at problems that lead to low coverage and design strategies that involve the community in increasing that coverage. The consultation outlined in this Facilitator’s Guide is designed to help trainers enable health workers consider ways to increase and sustain a high immunization coverage in their respective service areas.

Counselling, Concordance and Communication: Innovative Education for Pharmacists

The aim of this booklet is to give pharmacy students and practitioners information about patient counseling, guidance for organizing a patient counseling event, how to develop courses about counseling, the role of community pharmacists in promoting patient counseling, and guidelines for continuous professional development in patient counseling and communication skills. [adapted from author]

Understanding and Challenging HIV Stigma

This toolkit was written for and by HIV trainers in Africa. It has been designed to help trainers plan and organise educational sessions with community leaders or organised groups to raise awareness and promote practical action to challenge HIV stigma and discrimination. [author’s description]

Infectious Disease Surveillance (IDS) in Tanzania

In Tanzania, the PHRplus project developed and tested a set of training materials and tools designed to strengthen the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) system. All of the tools were implemented in twelve project districts in eight regions of the country. The tools can be adapted for use in other countries and include job aids for district training of trainers, facility training of trainers, district and facility level IDSR training materials and other supporting training tools. [adapted from publisher]

Training Modules for the Syndromic Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections

This guide is intended for people responsible for in-service training at any first-level health facility dedicated to the care of persons with sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It aims to equip the user with the skills and information needed to train all relevant clinicians and service providers in the management of persons with STIs, including syndromic management. It also suggests a number of ways the training could be adapted to respond best to local needs. It provides practical advice and information to help you plan and execute the training and assess outcomes effectively

Effective Training in Reproductive Health: Course Design and Delivery Trainer's Manual

This manual is designed to be a resource for trainers who lead training-of-trainers courses in the field of reproductive health. It is designed to provide trainers with all of the instructions and materials they need to help learners strengthen their training, communication and facilitation knowledge and skills, and to enable them to plan and implement more effective training courses. [author’s description]

Training of Trainers Module: Women's Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle and in the Context of HIV and AIDS

This module is intended to equip instructors with basic theory to train health workers in a life cycle approach to women’s nutrition. Women’s nutrition and care in the context of HIV and AIDS is integrated into the module. Health workers will apply the knowledge and skills in negotiation and interpersonal communication to help mothers and caregivers care for their own nutritional needs and feed their infants and young children optimally. [publisher’s description]

Comprehensive Reproductive Health and Family Planning Training Curriculum: Module 14: Training of Trainers

This training manual is designed for use as part of the comprehensive family planning and reproductive health training of service providers. It is designed to be used to train physicians, nurses, and midwives. Sessions in this Training of Trainers (TOT) module include discussions, identification of trainer’s own learning style, training exercises, conducting training needs assessments, developing action plans, developing visual aids, and training practice sessions which are videotaped and critiqued. [from purpose]

Advanced Training of Trainers

This training manual is designed to prepare trainers who already have skills as reproductive health trainers to proceed to a higher level of training implementation. This module prepares them to conduct a training needs assessment, develop detailed plans for training, develop and pilot test a training curriculum, conduct training using more advanced training techniques, conduct training follow up and evaluate training. [publisher’s description]

Postpartum and Newborn Care: a Self-Study Manual for Trainers of Traditional Birth Attendants and Other Community-Level Maternal and Child Health Workers

The purpose of this self-study manual is to provide accurate and accessible information on postpartum and newborn care to trainers of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) and other community-level Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Workers.* The information can be integrated into existing training curricula and materials or it can be adapted into additional units for an ongoing program of instruction for TBAs. [from introduction]

What are the Best Ways that Health Care Leaders Can Train Managers to Train Others?

Training managers within hospitals and health services do not just rely on transmitting packets of knowledge in a formal setting. This article argues that successful training should contain an emotional element to ensure engagement with the message. Immersion in real life circumstances is also important and leaders must develop training around shared objectives and team building. [abstract]

Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers

This course in Training Methods and Continuing Education for Health Workers identifies the role of training and continuing education as an important component of health service and personnel management. Participants will be guided through the steps of planning training and continuing education activities for a range of health workers from managers to village volunteers. The course draws on real life examples from community-directed onchocerciasis control, village health worker programs, and patent medicine vendor training programs, to name a few. [publisher’s description]

Client-Centered Approach to Reproductive Health: a Trainer's Manual

This manual provides useful information to help the trainer conduct a training program in the client-centered approach to reproductive health. In addition to the modules covering the step-by-step activities that will help participants master different concepts, the information presented ranges from a practical listing of the tools required to short presentations on topics that the trainer will want to be familiar with during the training. [from introduction]

Checklist for Clinical Training Course Preparation

This checklist is designed to be completed by clinical trainers preparing for clinical training courses. It covers the areas of Participant Selection and Management, Classroom Logistics, Clinic Logistics, and Classroom Preparation/ Management.