Annual Training Info

The following courses are all available as part of your Annual Training purchase. These courses cover the majority of a healthcare facility’s core annual training needs. Trainees can take the courses when they have time, eliminating the need for lengthy meetings.  Trainees have the option of selecting which courses to take in the testing center.

Back safety
The Back Safety course describes the causes of back pain, method of lifting safely, and how to maintain a healthy back. Information on lateral patient transfers and the use of gait belts is included.

Chemical Hazard Communication and MSDS
The Chemical Hazard Communication course presents information on OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), labeling and training requirements.

Fire Safety and Extinguisher Operation
This course enable the reader to identify the different classes of fire extinguishers and their appropriate uses, to define the PASS technique for extinguishing a fire with a fire extinguisher, and to identify fire extinguisher testing methods and intervals.

Hepatitis
“Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver and also refers to a group of viral infections that affect the liver.  The course covers information on Hepatitis A,B,C,D  and  E epidemiology, vaccinations and statistics in a FAQ format.

HIPAA
The HIPAA course presents a summary of key elements of the Privacy Rule and the Security Rule including who is covered, what information is protected, and how protected health information can be used and disclosed.  Because it is an overview of the Privacy Rule, it does not address every detail of each provision.

HIV/AIDS
This continuing education course presents detailed current information on HIV and AIDS. The text provides information on the HIV/AIDS disease process, routes of transmission, testing, symptoms and treatment.

MRSA
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is a type of staph bacteria that is resistant to certain antibiotics called beta-lactams. These antibiotics include methicillin and other more common antibiotics such as oxacillin, penicillin, and amoxicillin.  This course reviews the symptoms, prevention, treatment, causes, and statistics relevant to MRSA.

OSHA workplace violence
This course enables the reader to define workplace violence, identify the risk factors for workplace violence, and name the consequences of workplace violence. The elements of a violence prevention program and worksite analysis are presented.

Bloodborne Pathogens-Preventing needlestick injuries
Needlestick injuries can be avoided by eliminating the unnecessary use and handling of needles. These injuries are caused by needles such as hypodermic needles, blood collection needles, intravenous (IV) stylets, and needles used to connect parts of IV delivery systems. These injuries may cause a number of serious and potentially fatal infections with bloodborne pathogens such as hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Bloodborne Pathogens-Universal precautions and PPE
The Universal Precautions and PPE course explains when universal precautions should be used and to which substances that universal precautions apply.  The course also describes the proper use of PPE, when to use different levels of PPE, and the proper method of donning and removing PPE.