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Home Health and Hospice Aide Training
This course will provide an overview of home health and hospice care for patients.
20 m 24 months
Home Health and Hospice Aide Training

This course will provide an overview of home health and hospice care for patients. This will include the role of aides and what patients qualify to receive these services. It will also discuss the specific training requirements that home health and hospice aides must complete prior to beginning their services. Lastly, this course will go over a palliative care certification option that organizations may choose to complete to provide a more comprehensive, organized approach to patient care.

Course Objectives
  • Identify the important roles of home health and hospice aides
  • Explain what a home health or hospice aide training program requires
  • Describe benefits of the Community-Based Palliative Care Certification option
Course References
  • FAQ Categories. National Association for Home Care & Hospice. (n.d.). Retrieved July 31, 2022, from https://www.nahc.org/about/faq/
  • Palliative care certification. The Joint Commission. (n.d.). Retrieved August 1, 2022, from https://www.jointcommission.org/accreditation-and-certification/certification/certifications-by-setting/hosp
  • U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2022, March 31). Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved July 31, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes311120
  • The Joint Commission. (2022, January 1). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Health Care.
  • World Health Organization. (2020, August 5). Palliative care. World Health Organization. Retrieved July 31, 2022, from https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/palliative-care
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20 m 24 months
Emergency Preparedness and Code of Conduct for Home Health Agencies and Hospices
This course will provide detailed information on emergency preparedness plan for HH.
20 m 36 months
Emergency Preparedness and Code of Conduct for Home Health Agencies and Hospices

This course will provide detailed information on emergency preparedness plan requirements for home health agencies and hospices, including communication plans and written policies and procedures. It will also discuss the code of conduct that staff at these organizations must abide by, such as ensuring patients’ rights are respected, staff are treated fairly, and financial responsibilities are upheld.

Course Objectives
  • Describe emergency preparedness procedures for home health and hospice aides
  • Explain important components of the code of conduct for home health agencies and hospices
  • Identify specific rights that patients are entitled to while receiving home health or hospice care
Course References
  • 81 FR 63859. Retrieved on August 1, 2022 from https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/09/16/2016-21404/medicare-and-medicaid-programs-emergency-preparedness-requirements-for-medicare-and-medica
  • 84 FR 51732. Retrieved on August 1, 2022 from https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2019/09/30/2019-20736/medicare-and-medicaid-programs-regulatory-provisions-to-promote-program-efficiency-transpa
  • Code of Ethics. National Association for Home Care & Hospice. (n.d.). Retrieved August 3, 2022, from https://www.nahc.org/about/code-of-ethics/
  • The Joint Commission. (2022, January 1). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Health Care
  • What Are My Rights as a Patient? National Association for Home Care & Hospice. (n.d.). Retrieved August 1, 2022, from https://www.nahc.org/consumers-information/home-care-hospice-basics/hoime-health-a
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20 m 36 months
Implicit Bias in Healthcare
The course provides with an overview of implicit bias, historical basis and present consequences.
60 m 24 months
Implicit Bias in Healthcare

This course provides the learner with an overview of implicit bias and the historical basis and present consequences. This course will help the learner develop self-awareness for unconscious bias, and discuss bias and disparities associated in health care. This course will assist the learner to develop strategies to remedy the negative impact of implicit bias by recognizing and understanding how it can have an impact on perception, judgment, and actions which may result in inequitable decision making, failure to communicate effectively, and poor patient outcomes. This course can be taken in partial fulfillment of the Implicit Bias Training Requirement. This requirement takes effect in June 2022.

Course Objectives
  • Define Implicit bias
  • Develop an understanding of types of bias
  • Understand how implicit bias impacts equitable access and delivery to health care
  • Identify strategies to support an inclusive environment
  • Examine the relationship between implicit bias, diversity, and cultural competence
  • Identify effective training strategies
Course References
  • Bisson, L., Jamison-McClung, D., Grindstaff, L., Katehi, L., and Siantz, M. (2022). Leadership and Organizational Structure. Springer, P81-94. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-85668-7_5
  • Baumgartner, J., Collins, S., Radley, D., Schneider, E., & Zephyrin, L. (2021). Achieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in U.S. Health Care: A Scorecard of State Performance. Retrieved from https://www.co
  • Brown, N., Renjen, P., Williams, M. (2022). Why ESG must include health equity. Retrieved from https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/04/why-esg-must-include-health-equity/
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2022). Health Equity Considerations and Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/health-equity
  • Charlesworth, T. & Banaji, M. (2019). Research: How Americans’ Biases Are Changing (or Not) Over Time. Retrieved from https://hbr.org/2019/08/research-on-many-issues-americans-biases-are-decreasing
  • DiBrito, S. R., Lopez, C. M., Jones, C., & Mathur, A. (2019). Reducing Implicit Bias: Association of Women Surgeons #HeForShe Task Force Best Practice Recommendations. Journal of the American College
  • Fischer-Sanchez, D., Huben-Kearney, A., Wertheimer, M., Wilburn, B. (2021). Recognizing and Managing Bias in the Ambulatory Health Care Setting. The American Society for HealthCare Risk Management of
  • Freud's model of the human mind. Journal Psyche. (n.d.). http://journalpsyche.org/understanding-the-human-mind/
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (2017). How to reduce implicit bias. http://www.ihi.org/communities/blogs/how-to-reduce-implicit-bias
  • Kotadia, S., Marcelin, J., Maldonado, Y., & Siraj, D. (2019). The Impact of Unconscious Bias in Healthcare: How to Recognize and Mitigate It, The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 220(2). S62-S73. https
  • Osta, K. & Vasquez, H. (n.d.). Implicit Bias and Structural Racialization. National Equity Project. Retrieved from https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5e32157bff63c7446f3f1529/t/5f173bc8da7d1115210
  • Prera, A. (2021). Framing effect. Simply Psychology. www.simplypsychology.org/framing-effect.html
  • Sato, N. (2019). Consciously addressing Unconscious Bias. https://www.minnesotanonprofits.org/docs/default-source/download-centers/19-essentials/unconscious-bias.pdf?sfvrsn=eade81ea_2
  • The Joint Commission (2016). Implicit Bias in Healthcare. Quick Safety. 23, 1-4. https://www.jointcommission.org/-/media/tjc/documents/newsletters/quick-safety-issue-23-apr-2016-final-rev.pdf
  • The Joint Commission. (2021). Addressing health care disparities by improving quality and safety. Sentinel Event Alert. 64. https://www.jointcommission.org/-/media/tjc/documents/resources/patient-safe
  • Wyatt R, Laderman M, Botwinick L, Mate K, Whittington J. (2016). Achieving Health Equity: A Guide for Health Care Organizations. IHI White Paper. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Institute for Healthcare Imp
  • https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/barthel-indexhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/barthel-index
  • https://www.assistedliving.org/home-modifications-for-seniors-aging-in-place/https://www.assistedliving.org/home-modifications-for-seniors-aging-in-place/
  • https://www.assistedliving.org/senior-housing/https://www.assistedliving.org/senior-housing/
  • CARF International Standards Manual 2021-2022.
  • https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p29.htmlhttps://www.aafp.org/fpm/2019/0700/p29.html
  • https://www.healthinaging.org/medications-older-adults/what-older-adults-can-do-manage-medications
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60 m 24 months
Technical Consultant Responsibilities
Technical consultants add an additional level of quality to the performances, services and products.
15 min 24 months
Technical Consultant Responsibilities

Technical consultants add an additional level of quality to the performances, services and products that a laboratory provides. They are a medical laboratory expert, providing expertise as either a generalist or as a specialist. This direct involvement in technical management for laboratories has many requirements under CLIA standards. This course will review the responsibilities and requirements of technical consultants in the laboratory based on the CLIA standards.

Course Objectives
  • Identify the personnel requirements for a technical consultant in a laboratory under CLIA standards
  • Provide knowledge of the responsibilities of technical consultants in the laboratory according to CLIA standards
  • Determine the appropriate qualifications and responsibilities of the technical consultant in the laboratory
Course References
  • CLIA Requirements for Technical Consultants https://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=1248e3189da5e5f936e55315402bc38b&node=pt42.5.493&rgn=div5#se42.5.493_11413
  • CMS Information About CLIA Competency https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/CLIA/Downloads/CLIA_CompBrochure_508.pdf
  • AAFP Guide to Personnel Requirements https://www.aafp.org/practice-management/regulatory/clia/personnel.html
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15 min 24 months
Introduction to Sterile and Nonsterile Hazardous Compounding
Will provide an overview of hazardous compounding procedures according to widely accepted standards.
20 m 24 months
5
Introduction to Sterile and Nonsterile Hazardous Compounding

This course will provide an overview of hazardous compounding procedures according to widely accepted standards. It will discuss types of hazardous drugs and their associated risks based on the typical activities of personnel who handle them and the training required to mitigate these risks. It will also explain the importance of proper protective equipment and aseptic technique when handling hazardous drugs.

Course Objectives
  • Identify characteristics of a hazardous drug
  • Describe activities that can lead to hazardous drug exposure
  • Recall personal protective equipment needed when handling hazardous drugs
Course References
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2019, June 21). General questions. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved July 28, 2022, from https://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/providers/
  • Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. (n.d.). Human Drug Compounding. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved July 27, 2022, from https://www.fda.gov/drugs/guidance-compliance-regulatory-infor
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). (2021). Behavioral Health.
  • Libretexts. (2021, July 1). 22.6: Carcinogens and teratogens. Chemistry LibreTexts. Retrieved July 27, 2022, from https://batch.libretexts.org/print/url=https://chem.libretexts.org/Bookshelves/Introdu
  • NIOSH [2016]. NIOSH list of antineoplastic and other hazardous drugs in healthcare settings, 2016. By Connor TH, MacKenzie BA, DeBord DG, Trout DB, O’Callaghan JP. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of H
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (n.d.). Controlling Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs. United States Department of Labor. Retrieved July 27, 2022, from https://www.osha.gov/hazar
  • The Joint Commission. (2022, January 1). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Health Care.
  • United States Pharmacopeial Convention. (1 May 2020). General Chapters <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding- Nonsterile Preparations. Retrieved on July 13, 2022 from https://www.uspnf.com/sites/default/fi
  • United States Pharmacopeial Convention. (1 May 2020). General Chapters <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding- Sterile Preparations. Retrieved on July 13, 2022 from https://www.uspnf.com/sites/default/files
  • United States Pharmacopeial Convention. (2017). USP General Chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs- Handling in Healthcare Settings. Retrieved on July 26, 2022 from https://www.usp.org/sites/default/files/usp/
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20 m 24 months
Basic Molecular Biology Module 4: PCR and Real-Time PCR
This basic-level eLearning course provides information on the principle of PCR and real-time PCR.
60 m 24 months
5
Basic Molecular Biology Module 4: PCR and Real-Time PCR

Molecular techniques have been widely used in clinical diagnosis, e.g., diagnosing disease, predicting disease course, and identifying infectious agents. This basic molecular biology course series will introduce the scientific background for molecular diagnosis, the principles of molecular biology laboratory practice, and common methods. This basic-level eLearning course provides information on the principle of PCR and real-time PCR. Topics covered include PCR steps, PCR product analysis, and real-time PCR characteristics.

Course Objectives
  • Explain the basic steps involved in PCR
  • Identify the components of PCR, reverse transcription PCR, and PCR product analysis
  • Recognize the characteristics of real-time PCR
  • Identify the techniques used to detect products in real-time PCR
  • Differentiate the nucleic acid quantification processes used in real-time PCR
  • Explain the roles of PCR controls
Course References
  • Content retrieved from: https://www.cdc.gov/labtraining/training-courses/basic-molecular-biology/pcr-real-time-pcr.html
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60 m 24 months
Using Compounded Medications in Home Health Settings
This course discusses risk mitigation and training requirements for compounded medications
20 min 36 months
Using Compounded Medications in Home Health Settings

This course will provide information on risk mitigation of compounded medications as well as training requirements for patients and caregivers who use them in a home environment. It will also discuss a type of therapy, infusion services, that is commonly done in the home using compounded medications.

Course Objectives
  • Identify ways to reduce risks associated with compounded medications
  • Explain training requirements for patients and caregivers
  • Discuss the role of the pharmacist and nurse in home infusion services
Course References
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. ASHP Guidelines on Home Infusion Pharmacy Services. Am J Health-Syst Pharm. 2014; 71:325–41.
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). (2021). Behavioral Health. Retrieved on June 15, 2022.
  • Home infusion therapy services. CMS. (n.d.). Retrieved July 19, 2022, from https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/Home-Infusion-Therapy/Overview
  • Holcombe, D. G., Marcoux, R., & Vogenberg, F. R. (2018). Sterile Compounding Needs Risk Management: Access, Reconstitution Or Preparation, and Administration. P & T : a peer-reviewed journal for formu
  • Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP). ISMP List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations. ISMP; 2021.
  • McPherson, T., Fontane, P., & Bilger, R. (2019). Patient experiences with compounded medications. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, 59(5). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japh.2019.05.005
  • Poulose, P. (2021, November 30). Home and specialty infusion therapy: Home care providers: NHIA. National Home Infusion Association. Retrieved July 18, 2022, from https://nhia.org/about-infusion-thera
  • The Joint Commission. (2022, January 1). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Health Care.
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20 min 36 months
Overview of Palliative Care
This course will provide information on palliative care including scope of care, treatment, and serv
20 m 24 months
Overview of Palliative Care

This course will provide information on palliative care including scope of care, treatment, and services. In addition, the eight domains of palliative care will be reviewed.

Course Objectives
  • Describe what palliative care is and why it is necessary.
  • Recognize and understand current treatment, scope of care, and services available to those in need of palliative care.
  • 3. Recognize and understand the eight domains of palliative care.
Course References
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute on Aging (NIA). (May 14, 2021). What are palliative care and hospice care? https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-are-palliative-care-and-hospice-car
  • Get Palliative Care. (n.d.). What is palliative care? https://getpalliativecare.org/whatis/. Accessed on July 2, 2022
  • Verywell Health. (February 26, 2022). What is palliative care? https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-palliative-care-1132354. Accessed on July 2, 2022
  • National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care. (2013). Clinical practice guidelines for quality palliative care, third edition. https://www.nationalcoalitionhpc.org/wp-content/uploads/2
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20 m 24 months
Cultural Competency: Creating a Welcoming and Safe Environment
Addresses strategies to overcome barriers to creating a welcoming environment for patients
20 m 36 months
5
Cultural Competency: Creating a Welcoming and Safe Environment

The ability to provide culturally competent care and foster a workplace that incorporates shared values plays a vital role in the healthcare community. This series of courses is designed to help provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skills, and strategies necessary to provide culturally competent and responsive care to all patients. This final course in the series addresses barriers to care, strategies to overcome barriers, and creating a safe and welcoming environment for all patients.

Course Objectives
  • Understand the health inequities and barriers to providing culturally competent care
  • Identify strategies to overcome or mitigate barriers
  • Identify discriminatory language and behaviors
  • Demonstrate inclusive communication techniques
  • Deploy best practice approaches toward providing quality care for all individuals
Course References
  • American Psychological Association. (2021). Inclusive language guidelines. https://www.apa.org/about/apa/equitydiversity-inclusion/language-guidelines.pdf
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Older Adults. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/healthliteracy/developmaterials/audiences/olderadults/index.html
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2022). Patient-Centered Care for Transgender People: Recommended Practices for Health Care Settings. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/clinicians/trans
  • Davison, K., Queen, R., Lau, F., & Antonio, M. (2021). Culturally Competent Gender, Sex, and Sexual Orientation Information Practices and Electronic Health Records: Rapid Review. JMIR medical informat
  • Health and Human Services. (2022). Protecting the Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI+) People. Retrieved from https://www.hhs.gov/ocr/lgbtqi/index.html
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20 m 36 months
Palliative Care Measures for Training and Accreditation
This course discusses the Joint Commission accreditation requirements for palliative care.
20 m 36 months
Palliative Care Measures for Training and Accreditation

Each year, approximately 40 million people worldwide are in need of palliative care but only 14% receive the care they need. Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life of patients and their families facing a life-threatening or chronic, debilitating illness. The challenges faced by these individuals are unique. Anyone who works as part of the interdisciplinary palliative care team will need additional training and education to meet requirements. This course will discuss the training, accreditation, and certification requirements of The Joint Commission as part of the palliative care approach.

Course Objectives
  • Understand and discuss training requirements for palliative care accreditation.
  • Education for the interdisciplinary team members, program staff, and volunteers needed to fulfill responsibilities of palliative care delivery.
  • Identify organizational requirements for certification.
Course References
  • World Health Organization. (August 5, 2020). Palliative care. https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/palliative-care. Accessed July 6, 2022.
  • The Joint Commission. (n.d.) Palliative care measures. https://www.jointcommission.org/measurement/measures/palliative-care/. Accessed July 6, 2022.
  • The Joint Commission. (January 1, 2022). Comprehensive accreditation manual for home care. https://drive.google.com/file/d/18TW5cZO_44HzNXAxjX9-kxkEeg02g49z/view. Accessed July 6, 2022.
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20 m 36 months
Compounded Sterile and Nonsterile Medication Preparation
This course will provide an overview on sterile and nonsterile drug compounding processes.
20 m 36 months
Compounded Sterile and Nonsterile Medication Preparation

This course will provide an overview on sterile and nonsterile drug compounding processes. Specific training requirements and important procedures will be discussed.

Course Objectives
  • Describe important characteristics of compounding
  • Identify specific equipment needed for drug compounding
  • Explain ways to reduce contamination in sterile preparations
Course References
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. (n.d.). Infection Control Checklist. Retrieved July 16, 2022, from https://www.ashp.org/-/media/store-files/p2425-sample-chapter-9
  • Compounding Equipment. Horst Pharmacy. (2018, March 21). Retrieved July 16, 2022 from https://horstpharmacy.com/compounding-solutions/compounding-equipment/
  • FDA. (2022, July 13). Mitigating Risks of Compounded Drugs Through Surveillance. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved July 16, 2022, from https://www.fda.gov/drugs/human-drug-compounding/mitig
  • FDA. (2022, July 13). Mitigating Risks of Compounded Drugs Through Surveillance. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved July 16, 2022, from https://www.fda.gov/drugs/human-drug-compounding/mitig
  • Pharmaceutical compounding – sterile preparations. USP. (n.d.). Retrieved July 16, 2022, from https://www.usp.org/compounding/general-chapter-797
  • The Joint Commission. (2022, January 1). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Health Care.
  • USP. (2020, May 1). General Chapters <795> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Nonsterile Preparations USP. Retrieved on July 13, 2022 from https://www.uspnf.com/sites/default/files/usp_pdf/EN/USPNF/revision
  • USP. (2020, May 1). General Chapters <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding- Sterile Preparations USP. Retrieved on July 13, 2022 from https://www.uspnf.com/sites/default/files/usp_pdf/EN/USPNF/revisions/gc
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20 m 36 months
Characteristics of an Effective Medication Management System
This course will provide information on components of effective medication management.
20 m 36 months
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Characteristics of an Effective Medication Management System

This course will provide information on components of effective medication management programs and the importance of continuity of care when transferring between health care facilities.

Course Objectives
  • Define medication management
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a medication management system
  • Describe the 5 rights of medication administration
Course References
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (December 2017). Medication Management Strategy: Intervention. Retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ahrq.gov/patient-safety/reports/engage/interventi
  • American Pharmacists Association. (n.d.) Medication Therapy Management (MTM). Retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.aphafoundation.org/medication-therapy-management
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). (2021). Behavioral Health. Retrieved on June 15, 2022.
  • Foulon, Veerle, et al. (June 22 2018). Problems in continuity of medication management upon transition between primary and secondary care: patients’ and professionals’ experiences. International Journ
  • Follow the 5 "RS" of medication safety. Center for Injury Research and Prevention. (2022, January 20). Retrieved June 30, 2022, from https://injury.research.chop.edu/blog/posts/follow-5-rs-medication-
  • ISMP List of High-Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings. (2018). Institute for Safe Medication Practices. Retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ismp.org/sites/default/files/attachments/2018-0
  • Pellegrin, K., Chan, F., Pagoria, N., Jolson-Oakes, S., Uyeno, R., & Levin, A. (2018). A Statewide Medication Management System: Health Information Exchange to Support Drug Therapy Optimization by Pha
  • The Joint Commission. (2022). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Behavioral Health Care and Human Services. Retrieved on June 15, 2022.
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20 m 36 months
Peer Support Services in Behavioral and Mental Health Settings
This course examines the role of peer support services in behavioral health.
20 m 36 months
Peer Support Services in Behavioral and Mental Health Settings

This course will provide information on peer support services and how they are beneficial to individuals receiving treatment in behavioral and mental health settings.

Course Objectives
  • Discuss the role of a peer support specialist
  • Identify important core competencies of peer support workers
  • Describe how peer support is beneficial for behavioral/mental health services
Course References
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). (2021). Behavioral Health. Retrieved on June 15, 2022.
  • Mental Health America. (n.d). Peer Support: Research and Reports. Retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.mhanational.org/peer-support-research-and-reports
  • Mental Health America. (8 September 2018). Position Statement 37: Peer Support Services. Retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.mhanational.org/issues/position-statement-37-peer-support-services
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (7 December 2015). Core Competencies for Peer Workers in Behavioral Health Services. Retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.samhsa.gov/si
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (26 April 2022). Peers. Retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.samhsa.gov/brss-tacs/recovery-support-tools/peers
  • The Joint Commission. (2022). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Behavioral Health Care and Human Services. Retrieved on June 15, 2022.
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20 m 36 months
The Basics of Antitrust Compliance
This course reviews the federal antitrust legislation and implications for healthcare organizations
30 m 24 months
5
The Basics of Antitrust Compliance

This course offers the basic framework of federal antitrust (competition) law and an overview of the core antitrust laws. This course covers anti-competitive conduct of businesses and individuals and recognition to reduce legal risk when dealing with competitors, distributors, customers, and suppliers.

Course Objectives
  • Describe the basic key principles of antitrust law
  • Identify restraints of trade and abuse of power
  • Recognize and avoid behavior that may be in violation of antitrust law
Course References
  • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2022). NHE Fact Sheet. Historical NHE, 2020. Retrieved from https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/National
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.) Accountable Care Organizations. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/industry-guidance/competition-health-care-marketplace/accountab
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Bureau of Competition: Contact Information. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/about-ftc/bureaus-offices/bureau-competition/contact-information
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Bid Rigging. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/dealings-competitors/bid-rigging
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Competition in the Health Care Marketplace. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/industry-guidance/competition-health-care-marketpl
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Group Boycotting. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/dealings-competitors/group-boycotts
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Market Division or Customer Allocation. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/dealings-competitors/market-divis
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Monopolization Defined. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/single-firm-conduct/monopolization-defined
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Other Agreements Among Competitors. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/dealings-competitors/other-agreements
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Pharmaceutical Agreement Filings. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/industry-guidance/competition-health-care-marketplace/pharma
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). Price Fixing. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/dealings-competitors/price-fixing
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.). The Antitrust Laws. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/antitrust-laws
  • Federal Trade Commission. (n.d.) The Enforcers. Retrieved from https://www.ftc.gov/advice-guidance/competition-guidance/guide-antitrust-laws/enforcers
  • Jarsulic, M. (2020). Using Antitrust Law To Address the Market Power of Platform Monopolies. Retrieved from https://www.americanprogress.org/article/using-antitrust-law-address-market-power-platform-m
  • Kumar, P. (2019). Antitrust Laws in Health Care: Evolving Trends. Retrieved from https://www.physicianleaders.org/news/antitrust-laws-health-care-evolving-trends
  • The United States Department of Justice (n.d.). Antitrust Enforcement and the Consumer. Retrieved from https://www.justice.gov/atr/file/800691/download#:~:text=Antitrust%20laws%20protect%20competition
  • The United States Department of Justice. (n.d.). Antitrust Laws and You. Retrieved from https://www.justice.gov/atr/antitrust-laws-and-you#:~:text=the%20Consumer%20guide.-,The%20Sherman%20Antitrust%20
  • The United States Department of Justice. (2020). Leading Cancer Treatment Center Admits to Antitrust Crime and Agrees to Pay $100 Million Criminal Penalty. Retrieved from https://www.justice.gov/opa/p
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30 m 24 months
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10 min 24 months
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10 min 24 months
Identity Theft Prevention
Identity theft is an intentional misuse of any type of sensitive personal information.
20 m 24 months
4.5
Identity Theft Prevention

Identity theft is an intentional misuse of any type of sensitive personal information. Federal regulations were enacted to combat identity theft and provide consumers with protection. This course will cover the serious issue of identity theft, it’s impact on consumers and businesses, regulations designed to combat identity theft, and identity theft prevention.

Course Objectives
  • Define identity theft.
  • Summarize the Federal regulations that are designed to combat identity theft and prevention.
  • Explain the impact on consumers and businesses.
Course References
  • Andrews, Michelle. (2020, June). Retrieved from June 2, 2020, https://www.consumerreports.org/medical-identity-theft/medical-identity-theft/
  • Identity Theft, Medical ID Theft (2020, June). Retrieved from June 2, 2020. https://www.fraud.org/medical_id_theft
4.5
20 m 24 months
Drug Screening Practices and Management of Prescription Medications
This course provide information on best practices for drug testing in the workplace.
20 m 24 months
Drug Screening Practices and Management of Prescription Medications

This course will provide information on best practices for drug testing in the workplace and in healthcare facilities. It will also discuss prescription drug use and how to prevent overdoses.

Course Objectives
  • Describe best practices for drug screening procedures
  • Identify commonly abused prescription drugs
  • Explain evidence-based guidelines for responsible opioid prescribing
Course References
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (17 February 2021). Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. Retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose/pdf/prescribing/Gu
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (28 January 2020). Opioids: Help & Resources. Retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.cdc.gov/opioids/overdoseprevention/help-resources.html
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d). Stigma Reduction. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved May 31, 2022 from https://www.cdc.gov/stopoverdose/stigma/index.html
  • Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). (2021). Behavioral Health. Retrieved on June 15, 2022.
  • NIDA. 2021, April 13. Is it safe to use prescription drugs in combination with other medications? Retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://nida.nih.gov/publications/research-reports/misuse-prescription
  • NIDA. 2022, May 10. Overview. Retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://nida.nih.gov/publications/research-reports/misuse-prescription-drugs/overview.
  • O’Donnell J, Gladden RM, Mattson CL, Hunter CT, Davis NL. Vital Signs: Characteristics of Drug Overdose Deaths Involving Opioids and Stimulants — 24 States and the District of Columbia, January–June 2
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (n.d.). Drug Testing Resources. Retrieved on June 26, 2022 from https://www.samhsa.gov/workplace/resources/drug-testing
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Retrieved on May 31, 2022 from https://www.samhsa.gov/
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2020). 2020 National Survey of Drug Use and Health Releases. Retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/release/2020-nation
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2020). Highlights for the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.samhsa.gov/data/sites/def
  • The Joint Commission. (2022). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Behavioral Health Care and Human Services. Retrieved on June 15, 2022.
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20 m 24 months
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60 min 24 months
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60 min 24 months
Overview of Substance Use Disorders
This course will provide information on Substance Use Disorders.
20 m 24 months
Overview of Substance Use Disorders

This course will provide information on common behavioral, physical, and mental health conditions prevalent in individuals affected by addiction. It will also discuss types of substance use disorders and the training requirements for organizations offering programs for recovery and treatment for these conditions.

Course Objectives
  • Describe what addiction is.
  • Identify behavioral, physical, and mental health conditions common in individuals with addiction.
  • Explain specific training requirements for organizations offering addiction recovery programs.
Course References
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine. (15 September 2019). Definition of Addiction. American Society of Addiction Medicine. Retrieved May 31, 2022 from https://www.asam.org/quality-care/definition-o
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d). Stigma Reduction. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved May 31, 2022 from https://www.cdc.gov/stopoverdose/stigma/index.html
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (n.d.). Substance use and co-occurring mental disorders. National Institute of Mental Health. Retrieved June 21, 2022, from https://www.nimh.nih.gov/healt
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20 m 24 months
The Rights of the Individual and Person Centered Care Across the Continuum
This course reviews how the rights of the individual in various care settings can be ensured.
20 min 24 months
The Rights of the Individual and Person Centered Care Across the Continuum

This course provides the learner with an overview of honoring the rights of the individual in various care settings. The course will also define person-centered care and the ideas and resources for providers and caregivers on how to implement in a wide variety of care settings of the older and aging adult.

Course Objectives
  • Define Person Centered Care
  • Explain three ways to implement Person Centered Care in a healthcare setting
  • Discuss how to honor the individual’s rights and preferences across the continuum of care
  • Recognize the difference between patient centered care and person centered care
  • Comprehend the accrediting organizations and their standards to improve quality of care
Course References
  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (2019, December 17). Cultural Competence and Patient Safety. https://psnet.ahrq.gov/perspective/cultural-competence-and-patient-safety
  • Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (2021). Aging Services Standards Manual. CARF International.
  • Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Quality of Health Care in America. (2001). Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century. National Academies Press (US).
  • Kumar, R., & Chattu, V. K. (2018). What is in the name? Understanding terminologies of patient-centered, person-centered, and patient-directed care!. Journal of family medicine and primary care, 7(3),
  • Tondora, J., Stanhope, V., Grieder, D., & Wartenberg, D. (2021). The Promise and Pitfalls of Electronic Health Records and Person-Centered Care Planning. The journal of behavioral health services & re
  • The Joint Commission. (2022). Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Home Care.
  • Jongen, C., McCalman, J. & Bainbridge, R. Health workforce cultural competency interventions: a systematic scoping review. BMC Health Serv Res 18, 232 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-018-3001-5
  • Benuto, L. T., Casas, J., & O'Donohue, W. T. (2018). Training culturally competent psychologists: A systematic review of the training outcome literature. Training and Education in Professional Psychol
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20 min 24 months
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