Have you been tasked with choosing an LMS for your hospital and don’t know where to start?
Evaluating healthcare LMS platforms is a complex task involving many stakeholders. But with a systematic, consultative approach, you will choose the platform that best meets the needs of your hospital.
Let’s get started.
Most LMS platforms are developed primarily with the learner in mind. This learner-centric approach makes sense for organizations where learners are assigned and complete e-learning courses. When the learner passes the course, they are finished.
But within healthcare, the course is just the beginning. Competency assessments, coaching a precepting are critical parts of the learning journey. For example, a healthcare LMS will usually need to meet the needs of:
Once you have identified the stakeholders, you’ll need to understand what the stakeholders need to achieve with the LMS. You can use high-level use cases to start the process:
When starting with high-level use cases, you can begin collecting user stories.
Here are some examples to get you started.
Once you have the use-cases documented, you can build a detailed requirements list for a healthcare LMS.
You’ll need your team of stakeholders to join you in the evaluation process. An evaluation process should include:
You can download our free Healthcare LMS Evaluation Checklist to help you and your team started.
This thirty-page checklist includes everything you need to evaluate Healthcare LMS platforms for your hospital.