Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS)

Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS)

Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS)
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Training Opportunities

The Statewide Learning Management System (SLMS) allows you to enroll in classes, print certificates and handouts, launch online learning, and view your learning history.

The following types of courses are available for online, classroom or webinar settings:

  • Professional Development Courses
  • Investigator Trainings
  • Prevention of Choking and Aspiration
  • Courses for Healthcare Professions
  • Tuberculosis Refresher
  • Medical Immobilization and Protective Stabilization (MIPS)
  • Safe Handling and Prevention of Injury

Course information and registration is available through the SLMS.

  • SLMS Account Creation (First time users)
  • SLMS Login (Existing users)
  • Using SLMS

Note: If you are an OPWDD employee, please login to the SLMS system using your OPWDD issued user account. If you have questions or concerns, please contact your local OPWDD Training office. 

For accessibility and language access needs, please follow the link below and fill out the form.

For more information about accessibility, visit the page below.

For assistance with OPWDD-sponsored training in SLMS, please email [email protected]

SLMS Account Creation

  1. Go to the SLMS Partner User Registration page
  2. Under “Please select the agency” select OPWDD
  3. Fill out the required information:
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Affiliation: Select the   icon on the right side to choose your affiliation. The options include:  
      • Individual
      • Family
      • Voluntary Agency – if you select this option, fill in the Agency Name field below
      • Other
      • Care Coordination Organization – if you select this option, fill in the Agency Name field below
    • Agency Name (if applicable)
    • User Name (enter your email address)
      • If you do not have an email address please call (518) 473-1190 to continue with registration. 
    • Phone
  4. Select ‘Submit Information.’ This will bring you to you SLMS Account Homepage.
  5. On the left side of the page, select ‘Find Learning.’ This will bring you to a list of the available courses.

 

A confirmation email will be sent to the email address you provided in the User Name field. The email will contain your:

  • Username (email address used to create account)
  • Temporary password

The temporary password will be used for the first time you login. Once logged in, you will be prompted to change your password.

Using SLMS

  1. Login to SLMS.
  2. Under the ‘Quick Links’ header, select ‘Find Learning’ – Main Menu >> Self Service >> Learning >> Find Learning.
    From the ‘Find Learning’ page you can:
    • Enroll in a Class
  3. Under the ‘Quick Links’ header, select ‘My Learning’ – Main Menu >> Self Service >> Learning >> My Learning.
    From the ‘My Learning’ page you can:
    • View Learning History
    • Class Information
    • Downloading Class Attachments
    • Launch an Online Learning Class
    • Drop a Class
    • Print a Certificate
  4. If there is a reasonable accommodations need for Accessibility and Language Access Needs, follow the link below to fill out the form.

Enroll in a Class 

  1. ‘Find Learning’ page will have a search bar in the middle of the screen for ‘Search by keyword.’
  2. If you know the name or keywords for the class, type it in and select  .
  3. Scroll down the page till the class is found. Select the ‘Enroll’ icon associated with the class.
  4. A ‘Review Information’ page will populate to confirm enrollment. Select ‘Submit Enrollment’ icon.

Note: The class may not be on the current page. Scroll through pages with. 

View Learning History

  1. ‘My Learning’ page will show all of the classes you are enrolled in.
  2. You can sort your learning by selecting certain headers:
    • Title – sorts alphabetically
    • Type – type of learning; Online, Instructor-Led Classroom, Certification, Curriculum (A-Z)
    • Status – sorts by Completion status of class; Completed, Enrolled, In-Progress (A-Z)
    • Date – sorts dates newest to oldest and oldest to newest
  3. The ‘*View’ search bar allows you to filter your learning by the selections provided.

Class Information

  1. Select the class you wish to review.
  2. You will be able to view the following options:
    • View Schedule and Locations
      • Select Schedules and Locations’
      • This will show you information on the class session:
        1. Day of Class
        2. Date of Class
        3. Start and End Time
        4. Location 
        5. Select the location under ‘Location’ header.
        6. This will give you information on where the class is taking place:
          • Facility
          • Building Name
          • Room Name
          • Address
          • Maximum Occupancy
          • Download Attachments 
        7. Download Attachments
          1. Select ‘Notes and Attachments.’
          2. If there are any notes or attachments associated with the class, they will visible here:
            • Attachment Description
            • Last Modified Date
            • Attachment File 
          3. Select the file you wish to download. It will populate in a separate browser window.

Note: Once you enroll in the class, you will receive an Enrollment Confirmation email. If there are attachments associated with the class, they will be sent with the confirmation email and can be downloaded from there.

Downloading Class Attachments

  1. Select 'My Learning.'
  2. Select the title of the class you are enrolled in.
  3. Select ‘Notes and Attachments.'
  4. If there are any notes or attachments associated with the class they will be visible here:
    • Attachment Description
    • Last Modified Date
    • Attachment File
    • Select the file you wish to download.  It will populate in a separate browser window.

Note: Once you enroll in the class, you will receive an Enrollment Confirmation email. If there are attachments associated with the class, they will be sent with the confirmation email and can be downloaded from there.

Launch an Online Learning Class

Ways to Launch an Online Learning Class:

  1. Launch Button
  2. Select  under the ‘Launch’ header to launch an online learning cl
  3.  A ‘Table of Contents’ page will populate:
    • If the class is Enrolled – select ‘Launch’
    • If the class is In-Progress – select ‘Re-Launch’
  4. Class Title Selection
    • Select the class title you wish to launch.
    • Under the ‘Class Progress’ section it will show the progress of the class:
      • If the progress is Enrolled – select ‘Launch’
      • If the progress is In-Progress – select ‘Re-Launch’ 

Note: You may also launch a class after submitting enrollment for the Online Learning.

Drop a Class

If you are currently Enrolled in a class or a class is In-Progress:

  1. Drop Button
  2. Under the ‘Action’ header select the ‘Drop’ icon.
  3. The ‘Drop Certification’ page will populate confirming you want to drop the class.
    • Select the ‘Drop’ icon to confirm.
  4. Through Title link
    • Select the class title you want to drop.
    • A ‘Class Progress’ page will populate giving details about the class.
    • At the bottom of the page, select the ‘Drop’ icon.
    • The ‘Review Information’ page will populate confirming you want to drop the class.
    • Select the ‘Drop’ icon to confirm.

Note: You cannot drop the class if you were enrolled by a manager or administrator. Only the manager or administrator can drop you from the class. 

Print a Certificate

  1. Sort the classes by Status by selecting the ‘Status’ header so all the ‘Completed’ classes are first.
  2. This will also sort the titles in A-Z order.
    • Find the class you would like to print a certificate for.
    • In the ‘Print Certificate’ header, select the ‘Print Certificate’ icon for that class.