RepDirect Credentialing Bundle

HealthStream

RepDirect simplifies the process of certifying Health Care Industry Representatives on the guidelines and protocols required by the health care industry. RepDirect’s robust curriculum of courses encompasses the key touch points required by the Coalition for Best Practices in HCIR Requirements, OSHA and recommendations from the Joint Commission.


What courses are included?

AdvaMed Code of Ethics™: On Interactions with U.S. Health Care Professionals

The new, revised AdvaMed Code of Ethics™ comes into effect on January 1, 2020. This course is the only online training officially certified by AdvaMed. Completion of this course will earn an annual certification in the AdvaMed Code of Ethics. (ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.4)

The new, revised AdvaMed Code of Ethics™ comes into effect on January 1, 2020. This course is the only online training officially certified by AdvaMed. Completion of this course will earn an annual certification in the AdvaMed Code of Ethics™. The course includes four modules and a post-test that takes the learner on a journey filled with ethical quandaries and questions. Through simulated day-to-day interactions with Health Care Professionals, the learner encounters opportunities to determine the best possible outcome based on the Code.

ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.4 - Code of Ethics

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the role of compliance in the medtech industry
  • Understand your role in helping Health Care Professionals (HCPs) deliver high quality health care
  • Identify the Cornerstone Values of the AdvaMed Code of Ethics
  • Identify the elements of an Effective Compliance Program
  • Define an unlawful inducement
  • Understand situations in which engagement of HCPs is necessary
  • Assess when a legitimate need arises
  • Evaluate consulting arrangements, including the selection of HCPs and compensation considerations
  • Identify considerations related to communications about the safe and effective use of medical technology
  • Understand guidelines for company representatives providing technical support in the clinical setting
  • Understand and apply principles for conducting appropriate training and education
  • Analyze applications of legitimate need
  • Identify considerations related to grants, donations, and commercial sponsorships
  • Understand the prohibitions and ethical practices on providing HCPs with travel and lodging, meals and refreshments, and entertainment and recreation
  • Identify educational items, promotional items, and gifts
  • Adhere to the Code’s guidelines on evaluation, demonstration and consignment products

OR Protocol® - The official AORN industry personnel credentialing course

This course provides you with the information you will need to successfully and safely fulfill your responsibilities in the OR. (ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.8)

The operating room is a special environment within a health care facility, where surgical procedures are performed on patients to diagnose and treat disease or injury. Because the operating room is a highly restricted area that is subject to many laws, regulations, and professional guidelines, it is important for you to understand how to work in and around this unique environment. This course provides you with the information you will need to successfully and safely fulfill your responsibilities in the OR, while protecting yourself and the safety and rights of patients and staff. Following the suggestions in this program will also help you build rapport with the OR team, which in turn results in becoming an important source of technical support for your product.

ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.8 - AORN Operating Room Protocol

Upon completion of this online activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Identify the appropriate attire to wear in all areas of the surgical suite.
  • Illustrate the importance of hand hygiene and the role it plays in reducing surgical site infections.
  • Discuss the concepts that contribute to and importance of preventing Surgical Site Infections (SSIs).
  • Describe techniques to minimize the risk of infection in the intraoperative environment.
  • Interpret the principles of aseptic practices and follow them in specific OR scenarios.
  • List three aspects of environmental control commonly found in the OR.
  • Identify the steps required if you are involved in a blood borne exposure incident.
  • Summarize the roles HCIRs might assume in the OR to ensure compliance with policies and maintain positive working relationships.
  • Identify mechanisms the HCIR can use to ensure the smooth introduction of products, equipment or instrumentation in the operating room.

HIPAA Compliance for Business Associates Learner Self-Selection Curriculum

 This library of courses provides a basic foundation for compliance with HIPAA's complex rules. (ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.7)

Like covered entities, the Business Associates with whom protected health information is shared for business purposes are liable for compliance with HIPAA. This library of courses provides a basic foundation for compliance with HIPAA's complex rules.

ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.7 - HIPAA

At the end of this course you will have a basic foundation for:

  • Privacy Rule Basics
  • Security Rule Basics
  • Physical, Administrative and Technical Safeguards

Standard Precautions: Bloodborne Pathogens and Other Potentially Infectious Materials

Some organisms that cause disease are carried in a person's blood and other body fluids. Health care workers are routinely exposed to the blood and fluids of their patients. They are therefore at risk for contracting disease. (ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.2)

Some organisms that cause disease are carried in a person's blood and other body fluids. Health care workers are routinely exposed to the blood and fluids of their patients. They are therefore at risk for contracting disease. This course will help you protect:

  • Yourself
  • Your coworkers
  • Your patients
  • Your family

You will learn how to:

  • Work safely with blood and body fluids.
  • Protect against exposure to bloodborne pathogens.

ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.2 - Bloodborne Pathogens

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List important bloodborne pathogens and how they are spread, thereby increasing the risk for disease transmission to health care workers.
  • Explain critical safeguards against bloodborne pathogen exposure that will improve health care worker safety.
  • Discuss the appropriate actions to take to increase your safety in the event of an exposure to a bloodborne (or other) pathogen.

Informed Consent

When you think of informed consent, you may think of the written consent forms that patients are sometimes asked to sign. In fact, informed consent is not the same thing as a consent form.

When you think of informed consent, you may think of the written consent forms that patients are sometimes asked to sign. In fact, informed consent is not the same thing as a consent form. Instead, informed consent has to do with communication between a patient and a provider. This communication allows the patient to make informed decisions about treatment options. This course will teach you what you need to know to:

  • Protect the patient's right to make treatment decisions
  • Comply with the doctrine of informed consent You will learn about:
  • Ethics, law, and accreditation concerns related to informed consent
  • Special cases of informed consent Keep in mind throughout this course that laws and regulations vary by state. It is best to check with legal counsel in order to review your obligations and duties.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the basis for informed consent
  • Identify The Joint Commission requirements for informed consent
  • List special cases in which informed consent is not required
  • Identify cases in which informed consent is given by someone other than the patient

Electrical Safety

Most equipment in the health care setting is electric.  Therefore, electric shock is always a risk in the health care setting. This course will teach you: (ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.3)

Most equipment in the healthcare setting is electric. For example, electrocardiogram (ECG) machines, bedside monitors, anesthesia machines, ventilators, and incubators all run on electricity. Patients and staff are often in contact with these devices. Therefore, electric shock is always a risk in the health care setting. This course will teach you:

  • The basics of electricity
  • How and why electric shock occurs
  • How to identify and report electrical hazards
  • How to prevent electrical accidents

ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.3 -  Electrical Safety

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the basic principles of electricity
  • List potential electrical injuries
  • List factors that increase the risk for an electrical injury
  • List what to look for during an equipment check
  • Discuss best practices for proper maintenance of electrical equipment
  • Discuss best practices for the safe use of electrical equipment

Fire Safety

Patients are often too sick to protect themselves from harm. This means that fires in health care facilities can be especially dangerous. Health care workers must be able to identify fire risks to prevent fires. (ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.5)

Patients are often too sick to protect themselves from harm. This means that fires in health care facilities can be especially dangerous. Health care workers must be able to identify fire risks to prevent fires. They must also know what to do if a fire does occur. This course will teach you:

  • How to identify fire risks and prevent fires
  • How to respond to a fire emergency
  • How accrediting agencies and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) expect accredited facilities to handle fire safety

ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.5 -  Fire Safety

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify sources of fuel, oxygen, and heat in the health care setting
  • Describe the health care worker's role in fire prevention and facility safety
  • Discuss how to respond appropriately to a fire
  • List guidelines for patient evacuation

General Safety

Health care facilities have many hazards. If safeguards are not put in place, these hazards can lead to injury, lawsuits, poor regulatory reviews.

Health care facilities have many hazards. If safeguards are not put in place, these hazards can lead to:

  • Injury
  • Lawsuits
  • Poor regulatory reviews

On the other hand, staff commitment to safety policies and procedures can help:

  • Minimize hazards
  • Maximize safety

This course will teach you:

  • How to identify and define different types of hazards
  • How to identify hospital staff at risk for exposure to each hazard
  • How to safeguard against different types of hazards

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Define different types of hazards
  • List examples of each type of hazard
  • Identify the hospital personnel at high risk for exposure to each type of hazard
  • Recognize factors that contribute to certain hospital hazards
  • Recognize how to guard against different hazards in the healthcare setting

Infection Control

This course will teach you the basics of infection control. (ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.6)

This course will teach you the basics of infection control. You will learn:

  • How diseases are spread
  • How to help prevent the spread of disease in the healthcare setting

ANSI/NEMA SC1-2019 Training Requirement 5.6 - Handwashing Technique

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the impact of healthcare-associated infections and the importance of infection control practices today.
  • Identify how infections spread through day-to-day actions and activities.
  • Identify how how to perform proper hand hygiene.
  • Discuss how to block the spread of infection through good personal and institutional hygiene practices.
  • List your responsibilities for infection control.

Radiation Safety

Radiation is commonly used in the health care setting. To avoid injury to you or your patients, you must: (ANSI Standard 5.11)

Radiation is commonly used in the health care setting. Radiation is a powerful form of energy. To avoid injury to you or your patients, you must:

  • Have a basic understanding of radiation exposure
  • Know the specific best practices to safeguard against potential dangers

ANSI Standard 5.11 - Radiation Safety

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify how radiation is used in the health care setting.
  • List the hazards of radiation in a health care setting.
  • Identify safeguards for health care staff who work with either radiation or with patients who are emitting radiation in a health care setting.

MRI Safety

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used commonly in the health care setting. To avoid injury to you or your patients, you must:

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used commonly in the health care setting. To avoid injury to you or your patients, you must:

  • Have a basic understanding of MRI
  • Understand the risks associated with using MRI
  • Know the specific best practices to safeguard against potential dangers

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify how MRI is used in the health care setting.
  • List the hazards of MRI in a health care setting.
  • Identify safeguards for health care staff and patients involved in MRI in a healthcare setting.

National Patient Safety Goals: An Overview for Health Care Industry Representatives

This course provides an overview of the National Patient Safety Goals for 2019.

This course provides an overview of the National Patient Safety Goals for 2019.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Know the NPSGs for 2019
  • Know the purpose of the NPSGs
  • Understand the risks of facilities not addressing the NPSGs

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