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Healthcare Safety Professional Certificate Program

Introductory program designed to provide the individual with the basics for healthcare safety. This program is only available on CD. This is a certificate of completion program not a certification.

Section One - Fundamentals of Healthcare Safety
1 Role of the Healthcare Safety Professional
2 Paths to Competency
3 Structure of the Safety Management Function
4 Introduction to Safety Management Concepts

Section Two - Regulatory, Accreditation and Standardization Authorities
5 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
6 Accreditation: From The Joint Commission and Others
7 Introduction to Regulatory Authorities and Standardization Agencies

Section Three - Employee Safety and Health
8 Infection Control and Prevention
9 Hazard Exposure Monitoring
10 Personal Protective Equipment
11 Investigating Safety Incidents
12 Workplace Violence Prevention

Section Four - Fire Safety and Life Safety Code Compliance
13 Introduction to Fire Safety Regulations
14 Fire Suppression and Life Safety Systems
15 Fire Emergency Response
16 Interim Life Safety Measures

Section Five - Hazardous Materials and Waste Management
17 Overview of Hazardous Materials in Healthcare
18 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
19 Introduction to Hazardous Waste Management Practices

Section Six - Emergency Management
20 Emergency Management Phases and Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
21 The National Incident Management System, Hospital Incident Command System and All-hazards Approach
22 Developing Emergency Operations Plans
23 Emergency Preparedness Drills and Exercises

Section Seven - Physical Hazards
24 Introduction to Utilities Management
25 Safety During Construction Projects


Healthcare Professional Safety Certificate Program
Only Available on CD


Certificate of Completion: Single Online Exam Purchase, or Multiple Online Exam Purchase