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.
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
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.
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.
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
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. 
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. 
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.