Hospitals and Healthcare
In an industry where the health, and even lives, of patients are on the line, there’s simply no room for error when it comes to hiring and developing staff. Within such a fast-paced and high-pressure environment, having the right knowledge and training is crucial for all staff.
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Descriptive Healthcare Analytics in R
Released 12/12/2016 Analyze behavior and risk using R, the open-source statistical computing software. R provides an environment and a language you can use to analyze data, including the publicly available Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) dataset. This course teaches core healthcare data science skills, including epidemiology, as well as how to perform a cross-sectional analysis, set up a data dictionary, develop metadata, determine confounders, apply exclusions, create diagrams, generate continuous and categorical outcome variables, and more. Join biotech expert and epidemiologist Monika Wahi as she first discusses design and ethical considerations, and then takes you through the steps of conducting a descriptive analysis.This detailed, practical course is designed to help those in the field of public health, medicine, and data science to edit, analyze, and interpret data. Learn how to code new variables, use the forward-stepwise modeling process, and document your decisions. Find out how to visualize results by generating charts and graphics, and how to add tables and figures to your documentation. This course helps equip you to independently design, develop, and execute a full BRFSS analysis, and even publish your results in scientific publications or journals. Topics include: Reviewing survey data and documentation Conducting a BRFSS analysis Understanding naming conventions Editing variables Reviewing distributions Generating an analytic dataset Developing descriptive statistics to answer prespecified hypotheses Preparing publication-worthy tables and plots
Healthcare Analytics: Regression in R
Released 1/19/2017 Linear and logistic regression models can be created using R, the open-source statistical computing software. In this course, biotech expert and epidemiologist Monika Wahi uses the publicly available Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) dataset to show you how to perform a forward stepwise modeling process. Monika shows you how to design your research by considering scientific plausibility selecting a hypothesis. Then, she takes you through the steps of preparing, developing, and finalizing both a linear regression model and a logistic regression model. She also shares techniques for how to interpret diagnostic plots, improve model fit, compare models, and more. Topics include: Dealing with scientific plausibility Selecting a hypothesis Interpreting diagnostic plots Working with indexes and model metadata Working with quartiles and ranking Making a working model Improving model fit Performing linear regression modeling Performing logistic regression modeling Performing forward stepwise regression Estimating parameters Interpreting an odds ratio Adding odds ratios to models Comparing nested models Presenting and interpreting the final model
Project Management: Healthcare Projects
Released 10/24/2016 Healthcare projects have their own unique set of needs and challenges, including privacy concerns and regulatory constraints. Learn how to effectively manage these challenges on healthcare projects large and small in this course with project management expert Bob McGannon. Bob goes over specific approaches to setting project goals, scheduling tasks, managing stakeholders, and mitigating the risks and challenges that are common to the medical field. Then he proposes some specific challenges to bring the concepts to life and offers solutions so you can compare your approach with his recommendations. Topics include: Managing healthcare project stakeholders Dealing with regulatory constraints Establishing milestones Assessing project risks Executing your healthcare project
Habilidades Directivas para Gestionar un Hospital Moderno
Disclosure: Esta es la primer entrega del curso completo  Con este certificado de administración hospitalaria estarás listo para identificar las herramientas que te ayudarán a: Utilizar la tecnología más disruptiva en la industria hospitalaria Mejorar tu posición laboral en la industria hospitalaria con nuevas aptitudes Ser mejor hospital que tu competencia What am I going to get from this course? Al finalizar el curso, el alumno podrá administrar efectivamente los recursos de las instituciones prestadoras de servicios de salud, con el fin de elevar la calidad en sus procesos y optimizar los recursos humanos, materiales, económicos y de infraestructura de sus instituciones. El alumno también podrá orientar una eficiente y eficaz gestión de sus servicios, para mejorar la productividad y el rendimiento, articulando adecuadamente la doble visión humanística y administrativa. What is the target audience? Profesionales que quieren desarrollar actividades directivas en el ámbito sanitario y de los Servicios Sociales: Licenciados en Economía, Administración y Dirección de Empresas, Medicina, Derecho, Enfermería, Diplomados en Trabajo Social y otros titulados universitarios. Jefes de servicio, médicos de atención primaria, coordinadores de centros de atención primaria y profesionales de empresas proveedoras de servicios del sector sanitario y de los Servicios Sociales. Profesionales que deseen conocer, construir, profundizar y desarrollarse en este sector. Dueños o directivos de clínicas de cirugía u hospitales What are the requirements? Es importante para el alumno contar con conocimiento sobre temas relacionados a la administración dentro la industria de la salud u hospitalaria. Es importante que el alumno conozca conceptos básicos de management o administración hospitalaria. El alumno debe de contar con una mentalidad abierta a conocer nuevos conceptos de innovación tecnológica en hospitales.
HealthCare Reform Principles
George Flinn
This course goes over the essentials of Health Care Reform as explained by a Radiologist that has been serving the radiology community for over 35 years. Not only does he go over each key facet of the Affordable Care Act, but he breaks it down so that people can understand what they are getting exactly. He also goes on to explain what could essentially make Health Care Reform better in adding small tidbits that he has experienced as a doctor for over 35 years. What am I going to get from this course? To inform the public on what the Affordable Care Act is, what their options are, and to offer suggestions from an established doctor. What is the target audience? HealthCare Recipients American Workers Uninformed Individuals about the Affordable Care Act What are the requirements? The ability to watch Videos(Youtube)
Fundamentals of Healthcare Communication
Healthcare Academy
Fundamentals of Healthcare Communication course was created by Translate Nursing LLC. This course is designed for foreign-born healthcare professionals and their families who may need more education and support in achieving optimal and successful transformation into their new culture. Effective communication is essential. This course consists of five lectures and a final quiz to test your knowledge. In-depth explanation of verbal, non-verbal and written communication is provided. Upon completion of the class you will have basic knowledge on how to correctly write emails, document and correct errors as accepted by the United States communication etiquette. You will learn how correctly communicate with your patients and families, this process is also known as “bedside manners”. </p> What am I going to get from this course? Upon completing this education you will be able to: Define communication Name verbal and non verbal means of communication Name 7 c’s of clear communication List and discuss the five elements of excellent service communication Exemplified an AIDET communication Understand and explain the concept of ”managing up” List key steps to implement and assess effectiveness of AIDET in a work place Give examples of ASHLEE though body language What is the target audience? foreign born health care professionals foreign born health nursing students What are the requirements? Fluent English Profiency
Social Media for Healthcare Providers
Howard Schwartzman
HIPAA Compliant Social Media Practices In this course for the health care industry, we’re going to teach you how to use social media effectively and responsibly. We’ll show you how other health care professionals are using social networks and point out mistakes that could lead to lawsuits, fines, penalties and potentially even incarceration. The US Dept. of Health and Human Services has issued rules on how health care providers, health plans and health care clearing houses and their Business Associates transmit patient health information. That’s the focus of this course. Learn the key takeaways health care professionals need to know if they decide to use social media for work. This course covers how health care professionals can use social media effectively and responsibly and points out mistakes that can lead to lawsuits, fines, penalties and incarceration. What am I going to get from this course? How the HIPAA Privacy Rule and HIPAA Security Rule apply to social networking Understand the advantages and benefits of social media communications to health care professionals Learn about permitted disclosures, the minimum necessary requirement and rules on endorsements Hear examples of prior HIPAA violations that resulted in fines from Dept. of Health & Human Services What is the target audience? This course is for individual and group health plans, health care clearinghouses and health care providers that transmits health information. What are the requirements? No prior knowledge of social media or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is required.
Learn To Speak "Medicine" And Start Your Healthcare Career
John Pamperin
Have you always wanted to start a career in healthcare? Did you know that healthcare is one of the largest businesses in the United States, accounting for 17.1% of the GDP, or 2.87 trillion dollars? In nursing alone, it is estimated that there will be a need for 1.05 million nurses by 2022? The average yearly salary for a nurse is $68,900 per year?! Do you want to create apps and Electronic Healthcare Records (EHR) programs? Healthcare spent $3.8 billion in 2015 for EHR alone! There is now a renaissance in creating medical programs - it is estimated that healthcare is at least 10 years behind in all other industries in using electronic data Learning how to understand and speak medical terminology is a fundamental first step for entering the world of healthcare. What you will learn in this course Fundamentals of how to use medical prefixes, suffixes and root words Anatomical directions Common medical abbreviations How to read and write a prescription A brief overview of human anatomy, diseases and treatments How is this course different? You will learn by immersion - not by memorizing rules! By listening to over 4 hours of basic anatomy, diseases and treatment you will learn how medical terminology, the language of healthcare, is used in conversation and how it is pronounced by an experienced speaker.Who is the target audience? This is a beginner level course, only needing a desire to learn For healthcare students needing supplemental material to help them in class For aspiring healthcare programmers, wanting to understand the vocabulary of healthcare For medical transcriptionists who want to hear how a native English speaker pronounces commonly used words in medical terminology. Who is the instructor? John has over 20 years experience working in healthcare, both as a nurse and as a nurse practitioner He has experience in many different specialties, including cardiology, pulmonology, critical care medicine, hospitalist and office medicine He is a native US English speaker with a clear Midwestern accent What am I going to get from this course? Learn the basic vocabulary of medicine Feel comfortable in using their new vocabulary comfortably in a conversation What is the target audience? For students wanting to learn basic medical terminology. For students wanting extra supplemental material while learning medical terminology in school. Not for experienced clinicians, as this is a review of basic medical terminology. For programmers wanting to learn medical vocabulary to use in apps and programs. What are the requirements? No extra materials are needed.
Write the Perfect Resume for Healthcare Careers
Jeremy Enfinger
As a healthcare professional, you need a highly-targeted resume that will catch the eye of any Hiring Manager in the span of a few seconds as they sift through hundreds of resumes every week. Most resume courses are offered by veterans in the Human Resources field. While HR professionals also see a high volume of resumes for a wide variety of careers, you need a course that has pinpoint accuracy in teaching you the required elements of a resume specific to the Healthcare field, and without distractions. Learn how to construct a professional resume from a current practicing Hiring Manager who oversees both Clinical and Allied Health positions for a large healthcare organization. Learn how to stand out among hundreds of candidates Find out what pertinent information is needed, and what you can exclude Produce a resume that has the architecture and clarity to land you the interview Target your resume for the specific job you want Not all courses should be created equally, as not all career choices are the same. This course will provide you the tools you need to build a resume specific to the front-line workers in the healthcare industry. What am I going to get from this course? Avoid common resume mistakes that could be disastrous Learn the key elements to superior resumes for healthcare careers Check your online presence before you submit your resume Clearly define your employment goals Understand how to maximize ATS systems Dissect the anatomy of an attention-grabbing resume Optimize location for placing contact information Write a killer intro to make a lasting impression Isolate the most important work experience that's relevant Apply a minimalistic approach while remaining memorable Express your foundational expertise Illustrate your most important education, training, and competencies Apply a professional final-touch Write a decisive, stand-out cover letter Strategize methods and locations for submitting your resume Gain extra help from the instructor What is the target audience? This course is meant for Clinical and Allied Health professionals with a wide range of experience from new grads to seasoned veterans who have either never had a formal resume-building course, or may simply need a refresher course on what Hiring Managers are looking for in today's Healthcare market.. You should take this course if you are searching for employment as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Vocational Nurse, Radiologic Technologist (including all modalities such as x-ray, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, and Mammography), Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacy, Lab, Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Technical Partner, etc. Consider this course if you want more targeted instruction on how to build a resume from the point of view of a Healthcare Hiring Manager, rather than a Human Resources professional. This course is NOT for job-seekers in careers outside of healthcare. My approach to resume building is intended to maximize pertinent information in one page (two maximum) so that Hiring Managers can quickly view a resume and obtain everything they need at a glance. This is NOT a good approach for all career destinations, and I purposefully exclude some attributes of resumes that may be distracting or unnecessary for this field. This course is NOT intended for management-level job-seekers What are the requirements? Broadband internet connection Microsoft Word or equivalent word processing software PDF Reader (available for free from Access to social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
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