MedTrainer Offers Complimentary Training to Help Healthcare Providers and Employees with COVID-19 Procedures and Regulations

MedTrainer Offers Complimentary Training to Help Healthcare Providers and Employees with COVID-19 Procedures and Regulations

The creator of the all-in-one compliance management suite is providing free COVID-19 training resources, including several online courses, a webinar on HIPAA changes and downloadable materials

REDLANDS, Calif. – April 15, 2020 – MedTrainer, the creator of the only all-in-one learning, compliance accreditation and credentialing management suite, announces it is providing complimentary training and resources to help healthcare professionals meet the challenging demands of changing regulations while following best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. A dedicated resource page has been set up that includes a growing list of online courses on preparedness, hygiene and patient care; a webinar on HIPAA privacy and security exceptions; and a variety of informative downloadable materials.Jorge Fernandez, COO for MedTrainer, says, “We see the growing strain of the pandemic on healthcare providers across the globe. MedTrainer is dedicated to working with healthcare organizations to help slow the curve of the virus and lessen its impact. Our resources are designed to help professionals and individuals stay informed on the latest information surrounding the coronavirus, as well as to review essential practices for infection control, risk assessment and compliance. United with the healthcare industry, we can endure and get through this difficult time together.”The current list of complimentary training courses includes:

  • COVID-19 and Other Coronaviruses
  • Respiratory Hygiene and Cough Etiquette
  • Principles of Cleaning and Disinfecting Environmental Services
  • Managing Healthcare Operations During a Pandemic
  • Reducing the Social Stigma Generated by a Pandemic
  • COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Treatment
  • Pandemic Preparedness for Post-Acute Care Facilities
  • Alternative Methods for Patient Care During a Pandemic

The recorded webinar included on the resource page, “HIPAA Matters: Privacy and Security Exceptions During a Crisis,” focuses on CMS guidelines for telehealth and the potential payment delays and legal ramifications that can result for unprepared organizations. The course reviews compliance requirements for written guidelines and training for providers and staff, appropriate settings for “drive-through” services, and how to update patient privacy notices. It also addresses other liabilities, such as conflicting state privacy laws and using unsecured social media.Additionally, MedTrainer’s COVID-19 resource page provides a list of helpful downloads and quick links to information from organizations such as the CDC, CMS, FEMA, The Joint Commission, AAAHC and OSHA.To review the complimentary online training classes or access MedTrainer’s other resources, please visit https://landing.medtrainer.com/coronavirus-resources.About MedTrainer

MedTrainer’s award-winning compliance management suite encompasses all the tools healthcare professionals need to streamline management processes, increase departmental collaboration and simplify compliance. The company’s all-in-one online compliance management suite is used by 300,000 healthcare professionals annually, representing 15,000 healthcare sites across the United States. Founded in 2013, MedTrainer supports primary care offices, ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) as an ASCA affinity partner, urgent care facilities, multi-specialty practices, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), dental offices, veterinary practices, long-term care facilities and community health centers. Headquartered in Redlands, California, MedTrainer has offices in Denver; New York; Washington, D.C.; Queretaro, Mexico; and Mexico City. For more information, visit www.medtrainer.com.