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Jericho, NY, United States, 2008/07/18 - 60 interactive courses for patient care, OSHA, annual mandatory, orientation and nursing topics.
Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc. (HCCS), the leading provider of online health care compliance and competency training, today announced an exclusive partnership with Healthcare Academy to deliver an extensive series of Patient Care and OSHA online training courses. The library of 60 online courses address the education needs of all staff members, from entry level staff to C-level executives in acute care settings.
“HCCS and Healthcare Academy are a perfect match,” says Judy Hoff, CEO and Founder of Healthcare Academy. “Combining these high quality Healthcare Academy courses with HCCS’ premier health care learning management system, will meet the demanding staff and patient care training requirements of acute care facilities.”
The new courses are available in two sub-libraries: The Annual and Orientation Curriculum and The Cardiology and Peripheral Curriculum. The Annual and Orientation Curriculum covers topics such as customer service, fire safety, blood-borne pathogens, body positioning, fall and restraint reduction, caring for Alzheimer’s patients, basic problem solving, communication, delegation and dozens of other topics. The Cardiology and Peripheral Curriculum covers topics such as nursing assessment and care for CHF, cardiovascular anatomy and physiology, and peripheral product basics. A complete listing of courses is available from HCCS.
The courses can be used to meet annual mandatory, orientation, OSHA and nursing requirements. The engaging, interactive courses provide continuing education credits, helping nurses maintain licensure.
“This partnership with Healthcare Academy adds significant value to HCCS’ mission,” says Ben Diamond, President of HCCS. “The Patient Care and OSHA training courses follow the same principals and concepts HCCS’ premium courses do in that they are comprehensive, interactive, and engaging. The courses provide a vehicle for health care organizations to ensure staff are able to provide the highest quality care to patients.”
About Healthcare Academy
Healthcare Academy opened its doors in 1995 with a group of medical, training and technology experts. The goal of Healthcare Academy is to provide health care professionals with a creative and fun way to learn. Healthcare Academy develops content that prepares health care and medical sales professionals to deliver a level of personal excellence. The company is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Wisconsin Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval Program Committee, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc (HCCS) provides up-to-date compliance and competency training courseware and learning systems to hospitals, health plans, teaching facilities, medical schools and other health care entities. HCCS programs are used at hundreds of health care facilities nationwide, with over one million registered learners. HCCS provides a full library of courses to fulfill the demanding needs of health care staff training, including Professional Compliance, Corporate Compliance, HIPAA Compliance, Research Compliance, Patient Safety and Competency for Quality Care, among many others. The HCCS Health Care Learning PlatformTM (HLP) is a health care specific Learning and Competency Management System.