COURSE LIBRARY

Health & Human Services

Federal regulator over HIPAA and other regulatory activity

The legal and ethical responsibilities of the healthcare staff regarding Advance Directives are described from the patient and caregivers perspectives.
The types and formats of various Advance Directives are explained along with examples and the practical application of this fundamental patient right.


Course Objectives:

  • Identify the various types of advance directives.
  • Discuss the types of treatment available when executing advance directives.
  • Explain the responsibilities of healthcare workers concerning advance directives.
  • Recognize the importance of advance directives.

Duration: 15 min. CE Credits: .25 Chapters: 1

The Clinical Laboratory improvment Amendments (CLIA) regulation training is an introduction to CLIA and the regulations that it covers. CLIA impacts all types of healthcare facliities from “CLIA Waived” to “Moderatly Complex” all over the country. Understanding the regulation can help healthcare faciliteies perform accurate quality assesements, impliment quality systems, and teach employees how to understand CLIA regulations and the laws surrounding the regulation.


Course Objectives:

  • Understand who is affected by CLIA.
  • Understanding CLIA laws.
  • Basic understanding of Testing requirments.
  • Understanding quality assesements.
  • Overview of CLIA certificates and how to obtain them
  • Addressing concers about the labratory
  • Learn about the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments
  • New CLIA Format and Terms
  • Understand updated testing requirements
  • Verification of Performance Specifications
  • Calibration and Calibration Verification

Duration: 30 min. CE Credits: 5 Chapters: 2

This course will provide learners with competency in designing, implementing and administering comprehensive privacy and security protection programs. The course also covers important changes to the HIPAA legislation, which were enacted as part of the passage of the 2009 HITECH Act and 2013 Omnibus final rule changes. This course meets all HIPAA/Omnibus final rule regulations.


Course Objectives:

  • Understand what HIPAA means, how it affects your organization, and changes in policies, and procedures in the handling of patient records.
  • Explain the differences in the HIPAA rules due to the 2009 HITECH Act and 2013 Omnibus final rule changes.
  • Examine how implementing HIPAA will affect the way health care entities organize and staff to achieve and monitor compliance with patient privacy/confidentiality needs.
  • Learn how to plan and prepare for HIPAA compliance.

Duration: 45 min. CE Credits: .75 Chapters: 3

This course also describes the security challenges related to texting in healthcare. Texting compliance is an emerging concept in the medical community. Topics covered will include secure texting, relevant regulations, and storage of data. This course will also provide healthcare professionals with information regarding the basics of messaging and privacy laws, which help ensure a safe and private environment when sending electronic information.
During this course, we will discuss the use of social media in the healthcare environment. Topics covered will include social media’s benefits and potential risks related to HIPAA. This course will also provide insight regarding the necessary internal procedures related to HIPAA compliance, how to mitigate risk, as well as potential consequences of HIPAA violations related to the use of social media.


Course Objectives:

  • Recognize the benefits and complications of social media in healthcare.
  • Understand how HIPAA applies to the use of social media in healthcare.
  • Know how text messaging can affect the healthcare community.
  • Explain the Joint Commission’s stance on text messaging.

Duration: 30 min. CE Credits: .5 Chapters: 2

The signs of neglect and abuse can be obvious or subtle. Compliance with reporting suspected abuse and neglect to the proper authorities are reviewed.


Course Objectives:

  • Explain abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • Discuss intervention.
  • List reporting requirements.

Duration: 15 min. CE Credit: .25 Chapters: 1

Children are especially vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Compliance with reporting suspected abuse and neglect to the proper authorities are reviewed and how to manage the process with the adults or others that may be involved.


Course Objectives:

  • Discuss types of child abuse.
  • Identify the warning signs.
  • List available resources for help.

Duration: 15 min. CE Credit: .25 Chapters: 1

Abuse can also be attributed to poor management skills in long term care facilities or other systemic problems such as insufficient resources or lack of proper training. Failure to report elder abuse in long-term healthcare facilities is considered a crime. Current legislation requires staff in long- term care facilities or any other institution which provides care to the elderly to receive education and training on how to identify and report elder abuse.


Course Objectives:

  • Will provide learners with information that will help them recognize, prevent, and report elder abuse in the healthcare setting.
  • Understand the different types of elder abuse.
  • Identify the warning signs associated with the different types of elder abuse.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the laws that have been enacted by Congress to combat elder abuse.
  • Examine the reasons why elder abuse is often unreported.
  • Learn how to encourage coworkers and patient’s family members to report incidents of elder abuse.
  • Recognize resources that are available to victims of elder abuse.

Duration: 30 min. CE Credits: .5 Chapters: 2

The objective of this course is to gain an understanding of various topics related to computer secur.


Course Objectives:

  • Learn basic security terminology.
  • Review topics such as Spyware, Phishing, and Password Security.
  • Learn proper equipment and data disposal procedures.
  • Understand security threats that may affect your employees and company.
  • Get tips for implementing a security policy for your company.

Duration: 15 min. Credits: N/A Chapters: 1

The process of communication between a patient and physician that results in the patient’s authorization or agreement to undergo a specific medical intervention (American Medical Association 1998
Failure to obtain informed consent renders any U.S. physician liable for negligence or battery and constitutes medical malpractice


Duration: 15 min. Chapters: 1

An in-depth review of new patient rights created by the Affordable Care Act is provided to update staff on recent changes in the law.
Many organizations that provide patient care have published Patient Rights that cover a variety of issues such as access to information, consent prior to medical procedures, confidentiality, the cost of coverage, and potential conflicts of interest from the healthcare provider regarding their care.


Course Objectives:

  • Review new legal protections stemming from the Affordable Care Act.
  • Review basic patient rights guaranteed by Federal Law.
  • Discuss a patient’s right to refuse to participate in research.

Duration: 45 min. CE Credits: .75 Chapters: 3

This course is intended for use by individuals involved in the design and/or conducts human subject research and prepares investigators involved in the design and/or conduct of research involving human subjects to understand their obligations to protect the rights and welfare of subjects in research. The course material presents basic concepts, principles, and issues related to the protection of research participants.


Course Objectives:
Describe the history and importance of human subjects protections
Identify research activities that involve human subjects
Discover the risks a research project might pose to participants
Understand how to minimize the risks posed by a research project
Describe appropriate procedures for recruiting research participants and obtaining informed consent.


Duration: 1 Hour. Chapters: 1

During this course, we will discuss the background, pathophysiology, and transmission of the Ebola virus. This course will provide information concerning the diagnosis and treatment of the virus as well as other challenges related to teaching health professionals about the best practices to avoid contact and accidental transmission of this deadly disease.


Course Objectives:

  • Understand the background and history of the Ebola virus.
  • Know the pathophysiology and etiology of the disease.
  • Gain an understanding of the diagnostic techniques and treatment methods for Ebola.
  • List the currently accepted infection control methods and preventative measures.

Duration: 15 min. CE Credits: .25 Chapters: 1

What is workplace diversity? We look at the negative impact of stereotypes and cultural norms that can cause conflicts in the workplace.
Embracing the power of diversity can benefit individuals and organizations. This thought provoking training video will have you examine your feelings about diversity and how to work collaboratively with others.


Course Objectives:

  • Learn how embracing diversity will benefit individuals and organizations.

Duration: 15 min. CE Credits: .25 Chapters: 1

This course provides an overview about best practices for developing cultural diversity as well as information concerning the changing demographics within the workplace and other challenges related to cultural competence in a multicultural environment.


Course Objectives:

  • Understand the changing demographics of the workplace.
  • Explain the best practices to enhance cultural diversity.
  • Know the basic concepts related to diversity awareness.

Duration: 15 min. CE Credits: .25 Chapters: 1

Victims of domestic violence often do not want to inform their caregivers of the facts. Learn the basics of asking probing questions to help victims report abuse and engaging law officers when appropriate to transitional protective shelters.


Course Objectives:

  • Discuss the relevant State and Federal laws concerning domestic violence.
  • Identify and prevent domestic violence and cover important issues such as victim’s rights.

Duration: 15 min. CE Credits: .25 Chapters: 1

Zika Awareness- Intended to educate the viewer on basic information about the virus, Its causes and recognition. Also state more advanced information may be available from the CDC.gov website.


Duration: 15 min. Credits: N/A Chapters: 1

This course will define the needs relevant to each age group and will also provide an overview of th.


Duration: 15 min. Credits: N/A Chapters: 1