Preventive Care

Course Offerings

P01. Prevention of Disease

30 Credit Hours, $63

Study all 10 modules (P11-P20) together for the course P01. Ignore the 12-item tests at the end of each of the 10 modules and take only the one test of 60 items linked to the end of this course.

P11. Preventing Medical Errors

3 Credit Hours, $21

The course helps participants learn to differentiate between various medical errors and use methods that prevent the occurrence of medical errors in health-care settings.

P12. Preventing Medication Errors

3 Credit Hours, $21

The course deals with the prevention of medication errors as part of medical errors. Medication errors are usually the largest part of medical errors. Prevention is discussed in the framework of patient safety, including the types of medication errors that are common in health-care settings, and various ways to prevent medication errors.

P13. Sexual Harrisment Prevention

3 Credit Hours, $21

Sexual harassment is defined, and actual cases are used as examples to reinforce learning. Emphasis is placed on organizational preventive measures and methods for dealing with sexual harassment incidents from the perspectives of the organization and the individuals involved.

P14. Anger Management

3 Credit Hours, $21

Anger has at least 4 levels, namely hidden anger, angry expression, angry words, violence. Learn to assess a person’s anger, understand the roots/source of his/her anger, apply the steps of anger management, and reach a higher level of personal peace.

P15. Preventable Global Mortality

3 Credit Hours, $21

This course will help you understand how low-cost health measures can reduce global preventable mortality and how you can contribute to the reduction of global preventable mortality.

P16. Disease Prevention

3 Credit Hours, $21

This course is about disease etiology and prevention of major infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancers and diabetes.

P17. Preventive Hand Hygiene

3 Credit Hours, $21

Clean hands are key to prevent infections and spread of antimicrobial resistance. Learn how, when and why you need to wash your hands, best practices for hand hygiene, the history and physiology of hand hygiene, hand hygiene guidelines, and various antiseptic agents.

P18. Preventive Ethics

3 Credit Hours, $21

The goal of prevention is to eliminate or reduce harmful behavior. That includes unethical and illegal acts. Prevention Ethics examines if these preventive measures are ethical or not.

P19. Food for Health

3 Credit Hours, $21

Learn about a healthy diet, including plenty of a variety of vegetables, fruits and whole-grain products and little of foods with much fat, sugar and salt. Learn how to select the foods that promote health, describe the foods that impair health, and develop weight management plans.

P20. Stress Relief

3 Credit Hours, $21

STRESS is the internal or external force that causes a person to become tense, upset or anxious. Distress is negative stress that may causes illness. Learn to: identify your stress-level, monitor the stress levels of others, how to break the immediate stress cycle and help others to do so, develop a lifestyle that is to a large extent stress-free, and put your mind into a stress-free mode.

P21. C-diff Infections

Non-Credit Reading Material

Learn about Clostridium difficile, a common cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Information for Healthcare Providers

Introduction: Preventive Care

Under the Affordable Care Act, you and your family may be eligible for some important preventive services — which can help you avoid illness and improve your health — at no additional cost to you.

What This Means for You

If your plan is subject to these new requirements, you may not have to pay a copaymentco-insurance, or deductible to receive recommended preventive health services, such as screenings, vaccinations, and counseling.

For example, depending on your age, you may have access — at no cost — to preventive services such as:

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