Professional Programs & Training (PPAT) offers non-credit classes in topics of interest to those employed in medical, dental and other health care settings. Taught by industry experts, these programs help you build your knowledge and skill in important quality, safety and compliance requirements.

Open Enrollment Classes

Non-credit classes in topics of interest to health care professionals are available throughout the year. Taught by industry experts, these programs meet compliance requirements and provide continuing education units (CEUs) to help you excel and advance in your career.

  • HIPAA Compliance Made Easy for Health Care Facilities (2 Hours)

    This two-hour course is designed for all members of the health care team and educates participants on the training requirements for HIPAA compliance in their facilities.

    Topics include:

    • Electronics Transactions Standard
    • Privacy Rule
    • Security Rule
    • Breach Notification Rule
    • Enforcement Rule
    • Omnibus Rule
    • HITECH Amendment
    • Hardware/software components
    • Enforcement and penalties
    • Inspections

    In addition, attendees will learn about the use of consent forms, authorization forms, business associate agreements and will understand how to perform a needs assessment/gap analysis for their facility.

  • OSHA and Infection Control Made Easy for Health Care Facilities (3 Hours)

    This three-hour course has a target audience of dentists, physicians, PA’s, dental hygienists, dental assistants, nurses, podiatrists, chiropractors, phlebotomists, ambulance services and all members of the health care team. The course is designed to meet the training requirements of OSHA in health care facilities.

    Topics include hazard communication, bloodborne pathogens, electrical safety, ionizing radiation, fire safety, means of egress, recordkeeping and OSHA inspection.  In addition, the course covers Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for infection control in healthcare facilities.

    • Fulfill OSHA’s annual training requirements
    • Develop skills in infection control that meet or exceed CDC guidelines
    • Understand hazard communication/chemical safety requirements in the workplace
    • Receive training on the prevention of bloodborne disease in the healthcare environment
    • Know the best types of personal protective equipment (PPE) to use
    • Understand electrical safety and ionizing radiation safety requirements in the workplace
    • Be able to develop a workplace violence program
    • Understand how proper ventilation can make your working environment safer
    • Know medical and first aid requirements for your workplace
    • Understand fire safety and means of egress requirements in the workplace
    • Know how to react if an exposure incident occurs in your facility
    • Understand OSHA recordkeeping requirements
    • Understand the OSHA inspection process


Julie Newland
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