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2017 myLearning Required Courses
 

Annual Updates - DUE BY MAY 31, 2017

  • Annual Updates are required yearly for each Intrastaff employee.
  • If you were hired this year, you may have already done all of this training.  Please check your myLearning history page to confirm.
  • The myLearning courses required depend on your job role and work location.
  • If you work at different entities (hospitals, clinics, etc.) annual updates are required for each entity.  For example JHH and/or BMC (Bayview), Sibley, Suburban, JHOC, JHCP.  Check your myLearning plan for each entities courses
  • For HCGH (Howard County General Hospital) employees, check your Health Stream learning system for their required courses.

STEPS TO FOLLOW

  • Check your myLearning history tab to see if you completed this year’s courses already.
  • Check your myLearning plan tab to see which courses need to be completed.
  • Catalog – If the courses are not in your history or plan, you may have to self-enroll.
  • The directions to access myLearning courses and for self-enrollment are found below under "Registration and questions"; click on “Online courses (myLearning)” to find the illustrated directions.        

    Note: Please do not send completion certificates to Intrastaff.  We will be checking your myLearning record as we update your b4health profile. 

 

Annual coursework is a Joint Commission requirement.  You must be compliant with all requirements to maintain an active status.  

 

For Clinicians - RN, LPN, PCT, Clin-A  

The courses below are listed exactly as they appear in the myLearning system.

2017 myLearning Required Course Titles: 

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Compliance Basics - 2017
  • Electronic Information Security and Data Management Training - 2017
  • Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2017 if you took course in 2015 or 2016)
  • Patient Privacy for Workforce Members – 2017
  • JHHS - Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace for Staff – 2017 (Non-supervisors)
  • Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2017
  • JHH Nursing | Central | 2017 Med Sled Vertical Evacuation Device
  • POCT 2017: Nova Stat Strip Blood Glucose Policy and Test
  • JHH Nursing | Central | 2017 Restraints and Seclusion
  • Preparing for an Active Shooter in the Clinical and Non-clinical Environment. (Only needed once, check your history for completion in 2015 or 2016.)
  • Additionally, there may be unit / department specific courses required.  Check your learning plan.

2017 Hands On Training Requirements

  • Nova Stat QC – Both levels due yearly (due with annual updates).   Can do on inpatient units, or at IntraStaff main office by appointment. 
  • Restraint instructor-led, hands on classroom training is required yearly for all clinicians working on in-patient care units.  Additional information with class dates and due dates will be emailed soon.       

        If you were hired in 2017 and already took the restraint hands on training this is completed for this year. 

 

For PSA (CNA)

The courses below are listed exactly as they appear in the myLearning system.

2017 myLearning Required Course Titles: 

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Compliance Basics - 2017
  • Electronic Information Security and Data Management Training - 2017
  • Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2017 if you took course in 2015 or 2016)
  • Patient Privacy for Workforce Members – 2017
  • JHHS - Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace for Staff – 2017 (Non-supervisors)
  • Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2017
  • JHH Nursing | Central | 2017 Med Sled Vertical Evacuation Device
  • JHH Nursing | Central | 2017 Restraints and Seclusion
  • Preparing for an Active Shooter in the Clinical and Non-clinical Environment. (Only needed once, check your history for completion in 2015 or 2016.)
  • Additionally, there may be unit / department specific courses required.  Check your learning plan.

 

2017 Hands-on Requirements

  • Restraint instructor-led, hands on classroom training is required yearly for all clinicians working on in-patient care units.  Additional information with class dates and due dates will be emailed soon.       

        If you were hired in 2017 and already took the restraint hands on training this is completed for this year. 

 

For Companions

The courses below are listed exactly as they appear in the myLearning system.

2017 myLearning Required Course Titles: 

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Compliance Basics - 2017
  • Electronic Information Security and Data Management Training - 2017
  • Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2017 if you took course in 2015 or 2016)
  • Patient Privacy for Workforce Members – 2017
  • JHHS - Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace for Staff – 2017 (Non-supervisors)
  • Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2017
  • Preparing for an Active Shooter in the Clinical and Non-clinical Environment. (Only needed once, check your history for completion in 2015 or 2016.)
  • Additionally, there may be unit / department specific courses required.  Check your myLearning plan.

 

For Allied Health - Dietary, Social Workers, CMA, Phlebotomist, Techs (EKG, EEG, Radiology, Lab, Pharmacy)

The courses below are listed exactly as they appear in the myLearning system.

2017 myLearning Required Courses: 

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Compliance Basics - 2017
  • Electronic Information Security and Data Management Training - 2017
  • Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2017 if you took course in 2015 or 2016)
  • Patient Privacy for Workforce Members – 2017
  • JHHS - Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace for Staff – 2017 (Non-supervisors)
  • Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2017
  • Preparing for an Active Shooter in the Clinical and Non-clinical Environment. (Only needed once, check your history for completion in 2015 or 2016.)
  • Additionally, there may be unit / department specific courses required.  Check your learning plan.

 

For Non-clinical Staff

  2017 myLearning Required Courses: 

The courses below are listed exactly as they appear in the myLearning system.

Required for all staff:

  • Required Annual Education Topics for Non-Clinicians 2017
  • Electronic Information Security and Data Management Training – 2017
  • Patient Privacy for Workforce Members – 2017
  • Compliance Basics - 2017
  • Preparing for an Active Shooter in the Clinical and Non-clinical Environment. (Only needed once, check your history for completion in 2015 or 2016.)
  • JHHS – Prevention of Discrimination and Harassment in the workplace for Staff - 2017  (Non-supervisors)                     

Required for staff who work in Hopkins buildings daily or occasionally

  • Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2017 if you took course in 2015 or 2016).
  • Preparing for an Active Shooter in the Clinical and Non-clinical Environment.  (Only needed once.) 

Required for staff who work in clinical Hopkins buildings daily or occasionally. (JHH, JHOC, JHCP)

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Additionally, there may be unit / department specific courses required.  Check your learning plan

Ongoing educational updates are requirements for continued employment. Intrastaff routinely offers its employees educational updates, handbooks, post-tests, and other opportunities and resources as required under The Joint Commission and the State of Maryland.

Registration and questions: Follow specific registration instructions for each opportunity below. If you need assistance or have questions, please call 410-583-2950.
 

Certifications

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    Visit H.O.P.E. for a PALS course brochure and registration info.

Courses & workshops

  • Core Nursing Classes
    Dozens of workshops and handouts available through the Department of Nursing, including trauma, ocular trauma, diabetes, anticoagulation and substance abuse. See Johns Hopkins Nursing Core Classes for details.
  • Oncology opportunities for Med/Surg RNs
    Expand your practice and gain valuable experience in Oncology. Contact intrastaff@jhmi.edu or 410-583-2950 to discuss requirements and details of this opportunity.
  • Restraint Training
    Learn techniques for safe and effective patient restraint and/or seclusion. View the calendar for upcoming dates and registration info.
  • Telemetry Education
    Learn how to read Telemetry strips (no tele experience necessary). Contact intrastaff@jhmi.edu or 410-583-2950 to discuss requirements and details of this opportunity.

Online courses

JHHS offers a wide variety of online courses through myLearning (or HealthStream for HCGH staff). Course topics include safety, compliance, systems training, professional enrichment and more. As an employee through Intrastaff, you may be assigned courses that are mandatory for continued employment. You may also self-enroll in certain courses. To access either portal, download the instructions below:

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