Welcome to the Caribbean Health e-Learning Portal, the Learning Management System (LMS) developed by the Caribbean Training and Education Center for Health (C-TECH). C-TECH has partnered with the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW) in Jamaica to bring you online learning.

The following self-enrolled online courses are available (starting January 1, 2024) for you to complete.

Please note that you will need to have an existing account in the Caribbean Health e-Learning Portal to register for one of these online courses. If you do not have an account, please email us at lms@ctech-caribbean.org

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If you experience technical challenges while self-enrolling in one of our courses, please email us at lms@ctech-caribbean.org. Our team is here to support your learning journey and answer any questions you may have.



Adolescence is a critical stage of development, and it presents unique challenges for individuals living with HIV. This course aims to enhance your understanding of adolescent HIV care and treatment, as well as equip you with essential skills in providing youth-friendly services. The self-paced online course is designed to equip clinicians and psychosocial providers with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective care and support to adolescents living with HIV.
Primary Audience: Clinicians, including doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals working with adolescents in HIV care and treatment. Psychosocial providers, including social workers, counselors, and psychologists, involved in supporting adolescents living with HIV. Public health practitioners and program managers focused on adolescent HIV care and treatment. Educators and curriculum developers interested in enhancing their knowledge in this field.

Course Date: April 22 - September 31, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 5-9 hours
This course provides health care workers in Jamaica with the skills to support PLHIV with healthy aging, including medical and psychosocial care. This course covers skills needed to effectively identify and manage aging-related concerns for people with HIV, including management of HIV, physical and mental conditions and comorbidities that accompany aging.
Primary Audience: healthcare providers (doctors, nurses, psychologists, counselors, etc.), social workers and case managers, and support staff in healthcare settings.

Course Date: January 1 - September 31, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 6.5 hours
This training series is in support of the Fast-Track Cities Initiative. The Fast-Track Cities Initiative is a global movement that seeks to use the unique potential of local communities to accelerate progress toward achieving HIV epidemic control. The primary partners of the Fast-Track Cities Initiative are UNAIDS, the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care, IAPAC, and UN-Habitat. The Fast Track Cities Online Course on HIV capacity building is a comprehensive program consisting of an 8-module series titled “It’s Up to Us: Eliminating HIV Stigma in Healthcare Settings.” Through this course, participants will gain valuable knowledge and skills to enhance their understanding and response to HIV-related challenges in healthcare settings.
Primary Audience: This course is primarily designed for healthcare professionals involved in HIV treatment, care, and support. It is suitable for clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, and other healthcare providers seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in delivering quality HIV services.

Course Date: January 1 - September 30, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 3 - 5 hours.
This course will introduce the Chronic Care Model developed by Edward H. Wagner and promoted by the World Health Organization (WHO). It will introduce participants to ways in which health systems can be reoriented to better manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Participants will learn practical skills in analysing and evaluating approaches and services in a variety of settings, making comparisons between them and identifying capacities and opportunities for change.
Primary Audience: healthcare professionals involved in health care treatment and support. It is suitable for clinicians, nurses, pharmacists, administrators, and other healthcare providers seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in delivering quality health care services.

Course Date: May 28 - September 31, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 2-3 hours
Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is crucial in healthcare settings to minimize the risk of healthcare-associated infections and promote patient safety. This course, developed by the World Health Organization (WHO), offers an introduction to IPC for non-clinical staff. It aims to strengthen your knowledge of IPC, guide IPC implementation, and support policy development in your health facility. The Basic Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Non-Clinical Staff is a self-paced course is designed to provide non-clinical staff, including administrative and ancillary workers, with a solid foundation in IPC principles and practices.
Primary Audience: Non-clinical staff, including administrative and ancillary workers, in healthcare facilities; individuals seeking an introduction to IPC principles and practices; Those responsible for implementing IPC policies and procedures in their healthcare facility; staff members with expanded IPC responsibilities who require foundational knowledge in IPC.

Course Date: January 1 - September 30, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 3 hours.
Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) is a critical aspect of healthcare systems worldwide. By improving IPC practises, we have the opportunity to reduce avoidable morbidity and mortality. Developed by the World Health Organisation (WHO), this training package aims to strengthen the IPC knowledge of health workers, ultimately enhancing patient safety. The online course Basic Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Clinical Staff is a self-paced course is designed to provide clinical staff, including clinicians and nurses, with a comprehensive understanding of IPC principles and practices.
Primary Audience: This course is specifically designed for: clinical staff, including clinicians and nurses, who are seeking an introduction to IPC principles and practices; individuals responsible for implementing IPC policies and procedures in healthcare facilities; and healthcare workers who are looking to enhance their IPC knowledge and contribute to patient safety.

Course Date: January 1 - September 30, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 8 - 10 hours.
Welcome to the online course “Advanced Infection Prevention and Control (IPC).” This self-paced course is designed for Medical Officers of Health and other leaders in the healthcare system who have completed and passed the course “Basic Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Clinical Staff.” The course aims to provide advanced knowledge and skills in IPC to support the implementation of effective IPC programs.
Primary Audience: Medical Officers of Health and other leaders in the healthcare system. IPC professionals, hospital administrators, and epidemiologists. IPC hospital teams and other relevant healthcare professionals. Participants are required to have completed and passed the course “Basic Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Clinical Staff” before enrolling in this course.

Course Date: January 1 - September 30, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 6 - 8 hours.
Welcome to the online course “Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Surveillance and Prevention.” This self-paced course is designed for clinicians (doctors and family nurse practitioners) who have completed and passed the course “Basic Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Clinical Staff.” The course focuses on the critical component of HAI surveillance in an effective IPC program. You will explore the basic concepts of epidemiology and learn about the proper planning cycles for implementing HAI surveillance.
Primary Audience: This course is specifically designed for clinicians who have completed the course “Basic Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Clinical Staff.” The target audience includes clinicians involved in patient care, medical and nursing staff, and infection prevention and control professionals.

Course Date: January 1 - September 30, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 6 - 8 hours.
This course aims to enhance your knowledge and skills in providing mental health support to individuals in crisis.
Primary Audience: This course is designed for healthcare professionals and support staff involved in providing mental health support and crisis intervention. Target audiences include: healthcare providers (doctors, nurses, psychologists, counselors, etc.), social workers and case managers, mental health professionals and support staff in healthcare settings.

Course Date: April 22 - September 31, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 20 hours
This course provides an orientation to the Practical Management of Common STI Syndromes (2020) guidelines produced by the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Jamaica. The course is designed to introduce practitioners to the guideline document and syndromic approach to STI case management by providing structured, case-based practice applying the algorithms outlined in the document. Participants will need to have a copy of the Jamaica MOHW Practical Management of Common STI Syndromes (2020) document as well as the associated checklists and forms to refer to and use while they are watching the videos and participating in the online learning activities. PDF copies of these materials are provided.

Primary Audience: This course is primarily designed for healthcare professionals involved in HIV treatment, care, and support. It is suitable for clinicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses.

Course Date: January 1 - September 30, 2024

Estimated Completion Time: 5 - 6 hours.