Workforce Compliance Courses


Single Courses

Adult Ambulation and Mobility
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Many individuals who are in a hospital or at home following a prolonged illness or injury that impacts mobility become frustrated when they cannot move around as they desire. Mobility and ambulation are important to overall health and recovery from illness and injury.
Americans with Disabilities
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.25
Self-Study
This course presents key information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), passed by Congress in 1990.  This law has far-reaching implications for almost every business and institution in the United States.  This course will help learners understand basic expectations of ADA, and apply these expectations to the workplace. 
Biohazard
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
This course presents information on the threat that terror organizations may use biological agents to kill people and cause chaos.  Biological warfare is regulated and denounced by world governments.  Terrorists are increasingly likely to use biological agents for the fear it creates in others.  Companies, families, and individuals can prepare by learning about bioterrorism, preparing for attacks, and learning how to mitigate the effects of an attack.  This course gives learners practical inf
Bullying in Healthcare
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Repeated and unwanted actions by an individual or group intended to intimidate, harass, degrade, or offend one or more persons is bullying. In organizations, bullying has a negative impact on the emotional health and well-being of employees and affects the performance of the entire organization. Bullying has become a serious and growing problem affecting a significant proportion of healthcare professionals compared to other industries.
Client-Patient Rights
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.5
Agency Hours : 1.5
Self-Study
In this day and age with all the things that can happen to a person and all of their information, client and patient rights are important to know and understand. Client-patient rights have changed from when they first became a part of medical and research programs to what we know now. While rights vary from state to state and county to county, the rights of patients and clients are a very important part of healthcare.
Corporate Compliance & Ethics
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
This course presents information on corporate compliance and ethics in the United States.  Regulatory Compliance and oversight is a complicated discipline impacting public and government organizations, as well as the private sector.  This course gives learners an overview of regulatory compliance history, basic components of compliance and ethics program, and gives expectations for applying corporate compliance and ethics in the workplace. 
CPR Refresher
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Many accidents and injuries can occur in the workplace. Having a workplace first-aid program that includes training workers on how to give Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) minimizes these risks by giving the injured or sick person some basic treatment until professional emergency medical service personnel can arrive.
Cultural Diversity
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
This course is designed for general audiences.  The goal of this course is to provide information that helps individuals understand the importance of diversity in the workplace and how to best support it in ways that benefit everyone.  The success of an organization, and therefor it’s competiveness in the marketplace, is dependent upon its ability to understand diversity, realize its benefits, and embrace it.  Organizations that analyze their own workplace diversity and then cultivate an incl
Disaster Preparedness in Long Term Care Facilities
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.5
Self-Study
Workplace emergencies are rather common. They range from small incidents, such as a fire alarm going off, to large events like hurricanes and snowstorms. In the long-term healthcare setting, staff members are responsible for more than just their own safety during an emergency. They must also see to the needs of patients and residents.
Drugs in the Workplace
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Workers who use alcohol and drugs on the job, or come to work while under the influence of either, pose significant risks to the safety, productivity, and profitability of a company. Companies that adopt and enforce a drug-free workplace policy and program can mitigate many of these risks and will have healthier, happier workers.
Ebola Virus
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
The current outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been connected to more than 4,000 deaths since the latest outbreak began late 2013 (Weintraub, 2014). The Ebola virus, formerly known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare disease caused by an infection from the Ebola virus strains. While rare, it is severe and often fatal in humans. Wild animals are believed to transmit the virus to people, and it spreads through the human population through close person-to-person contact (WHO, 2014).
Fire Safety
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
This course is designed for general audiences. The goal of this course is to provide information that helps employer and employees know more about common fire emergencies that can happen in the workplace. It teaches employee awareness and knowledge of various fire safety issues, promoting effective response practices for businesses and work facilities in general.
Fire Safety in Long Term Care Facilities
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Fire safety in healthcare facilities like nursing homes, retirement homes, hospice, and eldercare facilities requires a special response by staff members that goes beyond what one expects in other organizations. This is because both patients and their families have placed a special trust in you to see to the safety of people who, in many cases, are not able to help themselves. The threat of fire is serious for any organization, but this is especially true in long-term healthcare facilities. T
Seguridad Contra Incendios en Centros de Reposo
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
Seguridad contra incendios en centros de salud como hogares de ancianos, geriátricos, Hospicio y servicios de atención de adultos mayores requiere una respuesta especial de los miembros del personal que va más allá de lo que uno espera en otros tipos de empresas. Esto es porque los pacientes y sus familias han depositado una confianza especial en los miembros del personal para la seguridad de las personas que, en muchos casos, no son capaces de ayudarse a sí mismos.
First-Aid Refresher
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Many accidents and injuries can occur in the workplace. Having a workplace first-aid program minimizes these risks by giving the injured or sick person some basic treatment until professional emergency medical service personnel can arrive. This course IS NOT designed to be a primary or introductory lesson on first-aid and emergency response; rather it is intended to provide refresher training to workers who have already attended an initial first-aid training program.
Food Safety
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.5
Self-Study
Each year millions of Americans get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and several thousand die from tainted food served in restaurants or prepared at home. This is unfortunate because most foodborne illnesses are caused when food is not handled properly.
Influenza Virus
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 0.5
Self-Study
H1N1 (sometimes referred to as “swine flu”) is a new influenza virus causing illness in people. This virus was first detected in people in the United States in April 2009. In this course you will learn more about the H1N1 virus and what to do if you think you have contracted it. 
Influenza Virus
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
The Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A (HPAI H5N1) virus is a deadly influenza strain found mostly in birds in Asia and Africa; it is not currently a flu strain seen often in humans. It is, however, a deadly flu virus that the CDC considers a high potential to become a future pandemic. This course discusses the H5N1 flu virus and what businesses and individuals can do in the event of a pandemic or flu outbreak.  
Handling Aggressive Residents and Patients with Dementia
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Patient care often goes beyond general medical support.
Harassment
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
This course will describe ways to identify and prevent workplace harassment, as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent acts and case law.  The course will familiarize readers with an individual’s, supervisor’s, and company‘s responsibilities to maintain a workplace free of harassment, in accordance with standard organizational policies as well as Federal, State, and Local Laws.
Hazardous Materials
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
In these modern times, hazardous chemicals and materials are everywhere. Almost every business and household regularly uses products that are potentially harmful to people if they are not used in accordance to manufacturer instructions. Employers have a responsibility to ensure that workers are aware of hazardous materials they will use or may come into contact  with.
Hazardous Materials (Materiales Peligrosos)
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
En estos tiempos modernos, los productos químicos y materiales peligrosos están en todas partes. Casi todos los negocios y hogares utilizan regularmente productos que son potencialmente dañosos para las personas si no se utilizan de acuerdo a las instrucciones del fabricante. Los empleadores tienen la responsabilidad de garantizar que los trabajadores son conscientes de materiales peligrosos que van a utilizar o puedan estar en contacto con.
Hepatitis B Virus
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 0.5
Self-Study
People who work in certain situations, such as healthcare workers, emergency response personal, lab personnel, and others, may be exposed to human blood on a regular or occasional basis. Sometimes this blood is infected with bloodborne pathogens like the hepatitis B virus, so it poses a health risk for workers.
HIPAA An Introduction (HIPAA Una Introducción)
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
Este curso presenta información clave, destacando los títulos I y II de la ley HIPAA. Este curso está dirigido a público en general que desean obtener un entendimiento de HIPAA y cómo esta ley se refiere a ellos personalmente o cómo debe cumplir con él en sus operaciones diarias. El objetivo general de este curso es para aumentar el conocimiento empleado y los derechos individuales y responsabilidades bajo HIPAA y mejorar aún más la salvaguardia de la información de salud.
Nurses
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
This course presents information pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), particularly Titles I & II.  The course is for nurses, a primary care-giver responsible for applying HIPAA rules many times each day.  In addition to a general discussion of HIPAA, the course contains case studies in three areas important to nursing professionals: Protected Health Information, Electronic Transactions Security, and Physical Safeguards.  The goal of this c
Substance Abuse Providers
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
This course presents information pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), particularly Titles I & II.
HIPAA Privacy
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
This course presents information pertaining to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), particularly Titles I & II.  The course targets general audiences who seek to better understand HIPAA and how it impacts them personally or how they should comply with HIPAA standards in their day-to-day operations.  The goal of this course is to increase the learner’s awareness and understanding of individual rights and responsibilities under HIPAA so they can improve t
Healthcare Professionals
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 4
Agency Hours : 4
Self-Study
HIV is the human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can lead to acquired immune deficiency syndrome, or AIDS. AIDS stands for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. This course will help you as a healthcare professional understand HIV/AIDS better as well as the OSHA Guidelines.
HIV & AIDS Red Ribbon
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
The human immunodeficiency virus, commonly referred to as HIV, is the virus that can lead to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in people. HIV is considered a pandemic because the infection has spread through human populations across a large region; in this case the entire planet. As of 2011, about 34 million people worldwide have HIV.
Male Couple
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
The first cases of what would later become known as AIDS were reported in the United States in June of 1981. Since then, 1.7 million people in the U.S. are estimated to have been infected with HIV.  This course will explore the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among special populations. 
Biohazard
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
Healthcare personnel are at risk for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, including hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Exposures occur through needlesticks or cuts from other sharp instruments contaminated with an infected patient's blood or through contact of the eye, nose, mouth, or skin with a patient's blood. Learn about the risks as well as preventative steps that can be taken in the workplace.
Testing & Treatment
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
Up to 1 out of 4 people who have HIV don't know it. Testing for HIV has become faster and more convenient and there are many testing options available. Knowing if you have HIV can be essential to your sexual health.  And if you know you don't have HIV, you can learn what you need to do to protect yourself and your partner(s) from getting it.
Warning: Universal Precautions Must be Observed
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.5
Self-Study
Workers in many industries are regularly exposed to infectious agents. In health care, workers should practice universal precautions to prevent the spread of disease to themselves and others. Workers in other industries, though, can also inadvertently spread disease to customers and patrons. This course discusses infection control techniques that help prevent others from being infected by diseases and illnesses. 
Medications
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.5
Self-Study
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services known as CMS has released the 9th and final chapter for the Prescription Drug Benefit Manual regarding a program to control fraud, waste and abuse. This course provides both interpretative rules and guidelines for Part D plan sponsors on how to implement the regulatory requirements to have in place a comprehensive fraud and abuse plan to detect, correct and prevent fraud, waste, and abuse as an element of their compliance plan. 
Bloodborne Pathogens
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.75
Self-Study
People who work in situations where they may be exposed to human blood, like healthcare workers, emergency response personal, lab personnel, and others may be exposed to human blood on a regular basis.  Sometimes the blood is infected with bloodborne pathogens like Hepatitis or HIV, posing a risk to the workers.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets several standards regarding worker safety regarding risks from bloodborne pathogens.  This course discusses OSHA standar
Construction Safety
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 2
Self-Study
Occupational fatalities caused by falls, struck-by's, caught-in-between, and electrocution are a serious concern. This lesson will help workers identify these hazards at construction worksites so that they can better protect themselves. 
Emergency Preparedness
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.25
Self-Study
This course is designed for general audiences.  The goal of this course is to provide information that helps employers create effective emergency action plans and teaches employee awareness and knowledge of various emergency situations, promoting effective response practices for businesses and work facilities in general. 
Ergonomics
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Ergonomics is the science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population. Work is made up of many little tasks, and these tasks can lead to worker injuries if they are not executed in a safe way. Workplaces that understand this and incorporate principles of ergonomics have fewer work-related injuries and happier employees. The course will discuss ergonomics, how to apply it to the workplace, and OSHA’s role enforcing workplace ergonomics. 
Stop Sign
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.5
Self-Study
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), part of the U.S. Department of Labor, has a mission to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America’s workers. OSHA does this by collaborating with workplaces to build worker safety and health programs that prevent problems before they occur. Regardless of company size or industry types, workers can intentionally or accidentally be placed in harm’s way.
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional de los Estados Unidos (OSHA), parte del Departamento de trabajo, tiene la misión de salvar vidas, prevenir lesiones y proteger la salud de los trabajadores de los Estados Unidos. OSHA colabora con las organizaciones para construir seguridad de empleados y programas de salud destinados a prevenir problemas antes de que ocurran.
Workplace Violence
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1.75
Self-Study
This course presents key information on workplace violence; covering policies, awareness, prevention, response, and preparedness. This course is designed for general audiences. The goal here is to give information that will help employees be aware and knowledgeable of workplace violence, in order to promote safe workplace practices. 
Overprescribing in Substance Abuse and Elder Care
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Drug therapy is necessary for the treatment of many forms of mental illness and chronic pain. However, some medications can create serious health and social issues when they are overprescribed. Overprescribing or mis-prescribing medications is a particular concern in vulnerable populations such as older Americans and those with current or previous substance related disorders. This course will discuss the current overprescribing crisis in healthcare and potential solutions.
Resident Bill of Rights in Long Term Care Facilities
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
People receiving healthcare services in the United States have rights and responsibilities associated with all levels of care. Caregivers and care facilities should understand and respect the rights and responsibilities of patients, their families, physicians, and other caregivers. Healthcare professionals must be familiar with patient rights in order to properly follow them and protect patients.
Safe Lifting Practices
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Self-Study
Every year, many workers suffer back injuries caused when they improperly lift and carry heavy loads. This can affect most every worker in any industry, from an officer worker moving a box of copy paper to a carpenter constructing a building. This course discusses several tactics to help workers properly lift and carry heavy loads. 
Surviving an Active Shooter
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
We’ve all seen headlines like these: mass shooting in San Bernardino, terrorism suspected; 27 shot dead at Sandy Hook Elementary school; or shooter goes on a rampage at Virginia Tech, 32 dead.  Active shooter incidents are not a new thing; since 1966, there have been 124 active shooter incidents in the United States where four or more people were killed by one or two gunmen.
Physical Injury
Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 0.75
Self-Study
Effective, healthy workplaces establish programs to help ensure that workers operate in a safe manner that minimizes injuries.  No matter how safe a workplace may be, there is always a risk that someone may suffer a work-related injury or illness.  When this occurs, workers are protected from high medical bills and lost wages through a system of state and federal workers’ compensation programs; this course discusses those programs.
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Type: Professional Development Course
Course Hours: 1
Agency Hours : 1
Self-Study
En Febrero de 2016, la Organización Mundial de la Salud declaró, un brote del virus Zika en América Latina y otros lugares, como una emergencia de salud pública de preocupación internacional, porque el virus Zika puede causar defectos de nacimiento y problemas neurológicos. Desde entonces, el virus Zika ha sido un tema de preocupación en los medios de comunicación.