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e-learning - The Productive Ward

e-learning - The Productive Ward

The Productives e-learning

Introduction to the Productive Ward

Overview - An Introduction to the Productive Ward

An Introduction to the Productive Ward focuses on improving ward processes and environments to help nurses and therapists spend more time on patient care thereby improving safety and efficiency.

This e-module has been designed to provide the learner with a good overview of the productive ward process, how it is implemented and an insight into some of the benefits that can be realised from adoption. It is specifically designed for those who manage or work within a nursing ward environment.

The learning objective for this module is:

To provide you with a good understanding of the Productive Ward programme so that you can be ready to get involved in the Productive Ward improvement activities as they are adopted in your area.

Lesson Plan

An Introduction to The Productive Ward is an overview of the programme that has been developed by the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. It covers the principles of the Productive Programme and introduces the learner to the language and methods that are used.

This is an on-line course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material and may also print out the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.


On completion of this course you will be able to download an NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement/ Virtual College certificate.


Approximately 1 - 2 hours. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


The e-learning module is provided free of charge to all NHS England full or part time employees. In order to register please click on the link below:

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact info@theproductives.com, or telephone Sales on 01943 885083.

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