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2015 myLearning Required Courses
ANNUAL UPDATES - Due by May 31, 2015

 ANNUAL UPDATES - Due by May 31, 2015

  • Annual Updates are required yearly for each IntraStaff employee.  If you were hired in 2015 you may have completed the required courses already.   Check your learning history.
  • The courses you need depends on your role and your work location.  Find your job group below for your required courses. 
  • If you work at different entities (hospitals), annual updates are required for each entity.  For example JHH and/or BMC (Bayview), Sibley, Suburban.  Check your learning plan for each entities courses
  • For HCGH (Howard County General Hospital) employees, check your HealthStream learning system for their required courses.
  • Most importantly, the required courses may not be in you learning plan.   If this is the case, you will have to self-enroll through the myLearning course catalog.   A link to the directions on accessing and adding courses to your myLearning plan is listed below.

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

2015 myLearning Required Course Titles: 

  1. Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2015
  2. Restraint course.
    1. JHH Nursing | Psychiatry | Seclusion and Restraint (Psychiatric Nursing) course for all PCTs, Clin-As, and RNs currently or potentially working inpatient psychiatry units; or
    2. JHH Nursing | Central | 2015 Restraints and Seclusion
  3. Bloodborne Pathogens
  4. POCT 2015 Nova Stat strip Pre-Test 
  5. Intermediate Privacy Course for Health Care Providers (Clinicians and Non-Clinicians) (White)   (Every 2 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2014)
  6. Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2013 or 2014)
  7. Compliance Basics – This is a new course that will be available in myLearning on May 18, 2015.
  8. Additionally, there may be unit / department specific courses required.  Check your learning plan

2015 Hands-on Requirements

  1. Nova Stat QC – Both levels due every 6 months.  Can do on units or at IntraStaff main office. 
  2. Restraint Hands-on class is required for all clinicians working on in-patient care unitsDue before Dec 31, 2015.  Restraint class dates will be sent in a separate email and found on the IntraStaff Website.

 For CNAs – Patient Observers

2015 myLearning Required Course Titles: 

  1. Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2015

  2. Restraint course  
    a.     JHH Nursing | Psychiatry | Seclusion and Restraint (Psychiatric Nursing) course for all CNAs currently or potentially working inpatient psychiatry units; OR
    b.     JHH Nursing | Central | 2015 Restraints and Seclusion

  3. Bloodborne Pathogen

  4. Intermediate Privacy Course for Health Care Providers (Clinicians and Non-Clinicians) (White)   (Every 2 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2014)

  5. Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2013 or 2014)

  6. Compliance Basics – This is a new course that will be available in myLearning on May 18, 2015

 2015 Hands-on Requirements

1.    Restraint Hands-on class is required for all clinicians working on in-patient care unitsDue before Dec 31,  2015.  Restraint class dates will be sent in a separate email and found on the IntraStaff Website.

 For Patient Companions

2015 myLearning Required Course Titles: 

  1. Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2015
  2. Bloodborne Pathogens
  3. Intermediate Privacy Course for Health Care Providers (Clinicians and Non-Clinicians) (White)   (Every 2 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2014)
  4. Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2013 or 2014)
  5. Compliance Basics – This is a new course that will be available in myLearning on May 18, 2015. 

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

2015 myLearning Required Courses: 

  1. Required Annual Education Topics for Clinicians 2015
  2. Bloodborne Pathogens (Required if you work in the hospital more than once a month)
  3. Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2013 or 2014)
  4. Intermediate Privacy Course for Health Care Providers (Clinicians and Non-Clinicians) (White)  (Every 2 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2014)
  5. Compliance Basics – This is a new course that will be available in myLearning on May 18, 2015.

 For Administrative

  1. myLearning Required Courses: 
    1. Required Annual Education Topics for Non-Clinicians 2015
    2. Bloodborne Pathogens (Required if you work in the hospital more than once a month)
    3. Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (Every 3 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2013 or 2014)
    4. Intermediate Privacy Course for Health Care Providers (Clinicians and Non-Clinicians) (White) (Every 2 years - Not needed in 2015 if you took course in 2014)
    5. Compliance Basics – This is a new course that will be available in myLearning on May 18, 2015.  
  • Directions to myLearning course assess and course self-enrollment found below under:
  1. Registration and questions – Online courses (myLearning)
  2. Online courses – myLearning – Search Course Catalog

 Not completing annual updates by May 31st will affect your ability to work!

 

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:

Medical topic learning resources

Non-clinical staff education

You will be notified by email when required education topics are due. The following education topics are required for all non-clinical Intrastaff employees who work on-site at a healthcare facility:

  • JCAHO/OSHA Required Annual Education Topics for Non-Clinicians
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Intermediate Privacy (every 2 years)
  • Fire Safety and Hazard Communications (every 3 years)

NOTE: In addition to annual educational requirements, all staff working in a healthcare facility must have annual TB screenings and obtain flu vaccines (or receive an exemption) from Occupational Health at JHH.

Non-clinical staff who work at a non-healthcare facility may have education requirements custom to your worksite. You will work with your supervisor on the details..

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