P01. Preventative Care: Prevention of Disease, 30 CE-hours, $63
Course Description: Continuing education online courses in Prevention of Disease 30h. This course examines the basic principles and practices in many areas of disease prevention. The course is one of the most popular ones and consists of the ten modules P11-P20, that are listed bow.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you will 1. describe medical and medication errors and ways to avoid them, 2. ways to prevent sexual harrisment and anger problems, 3. list ways to prevent global health problems, 4. and analyze disease prevention like heart disease.
Course Format: Online linked resources and lectures that you can use anytime 24/7. One multi-choice test.
Course Developers and Instructors: R. Klimes, PhD, MPH (John Hopkins U), author of articles on Care Prevention which includes several modalities.
Course Time: About thirty hours for online study, test taking with course evaluation feedback and certificate printing.
Professor Rudolf Klimes, PhD, welcomes you to this online course. Keep going.
START the course here. TAKE the exam at the end. PAY after the exam.
Patient’s Bill of RightsThe Affordable Care Act puts consumers back in charge of their health care. Under the law, a new “Patient’s Bill of Rights” gives the American people the stability and flexibility they need to make informed choices about their health.
The Patient’s Bill of Rights:
- Provides Coverage to Americans with Pre-existing Conditions: You may be eligible for health coverage under the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan.
- Protects Your Choice of Doctors:Choose the primary care doctor you want from your plan’s network.
- Keeps Young Adults Covered: If you are under 26, you may be eligible to be covered under your parent’s health plan.
- Ends Lifetime Limits on Coverage: Lifetime limits on most benefits are banned for all new health insurance plans.
- Ends Pre-Existing Condition Exclusions for Children: Health plans can no longer limit or deny benefits to children under 19 due to a pre-existing condition.
- Ends Arbitrary Withdrawals of Insurance Coverage: Insurers can no longer cancel your coverage just because you made an honest mistake.
- Reviews Premium Increases: Insurance companies must now publicly justify any unreasonable rate hikes.
- Helps You Get the Most from Your Premium Dollars: Your premium dollars must be spent primarily on health care – not administrative costs.
- Restricts Annual Dollar Limits on Coverage: Annual limits on your health benefits will be phased out by 2014.
- Removes Insurance Company Barriers to Emergency Services: You can seek emergency care at a hospital outside of your health plan’s network.
Study all 10 modules, P11-P20. Ignore the 12-item test at the end of each of the 10 modules and take only the one test 6636 listed here below.
Course Description: 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.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you will 1. Understand and apply measures to prevent medical errors, . 2. Describe and use safe practices that reduce medical errors.
Course Description: 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. It list and discusses the types of medication errors that are common in health-care settings. The various ways to prevent medication errors are listed and explained. In order to evaluate and reduce medication errors, a well designed reporting system is required.
- Distinguish the common types of medical errors and how they can be prevented.
- Describe how you can Improve patient safety through the various procedures, protocols and policies that impact patients.
- List the common medication errors that can make a medical setting unsafe for patients.
- Discuss the prevention of medication errors in various settings for different populations.
- Evaluate the various reporting systems and approaches that deal with medication errors.
Course Description: 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.
- Define sexual harassment under both federal and State law, cite the references for each, and identify and explain the two key terms in the law (unwanted and sexual)
- Define the two major categories of sexual harassment: quid pro quo and hostile work environment
- State the principle applied relative to the intent of conduct which is interpreted as sexual harassment
- Identify the responsibilities of both employees and supervisors regarding the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace with respect to both employees and non-employees
- Discuss liability issues regarding the conduct of employees and non-employees
- Discuss the reasonable person standard and the reasonable woman standard
- Given a set of scenarios, state for each one if it describes a case of sexual harassment and, if so, what type of harassment it is
- State what you should do and identify the resources available to you if you are 1)sexually harassed or 2) accused of sexual harassment
- Discuss the informal and formal discrimination complaint processes and explain how they differ
- List at least five actions identified by the EEOC that an employer can do to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace
- P14 Anger Management
Anger has at least 4 levels, namely hidden anger, angry expression, angry words, violence.
At the end of this course, you will be able to 1) assess his/her anger, 2) understand the roots/source of his/her anger, 3) apply the steps of anger management and 4) reach a higher level of personal peace.
Course Description: This course will help you understand 1. how low-cost health measures can reduce global preventable mortality and 2. how you can contribute to the reduction of global preventable mortality.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you will 1. understand some of the issues that contribute to preventable deaths, 2. be equipped to start improving global health.
This course is about disease etiology and prevention of major infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancers and diabetes.
At the end of this course, you will explain the disease etiology and prevention of 1) major infectious diseases, 2) cardiovascular diseases, 3) cancer and 4) diabetes.
Description: This course presents infection control with an emphasis on (1) The history and physiology of hand hygiene, (2) Hand hygiene facts, (3) Antiseptic agents for hand hygiene for Healthcare and non-healthcare professionals, and (4) Techniques and methods of hand hygiene.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you will (1) List how, when and why you need to wash your hands, (2) Identify best pracites for hand hygiene and verbally differentiate when to use hand rubs versus hand washing techniques, (3) Describe the history and physiology of hand hygiene, (4) Explain hand hygiene guidelines, and (5) Analyze various antiseptic agents.
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
Description: You will learn to eat plenty of a variety of vegetables, fruits and whole-grain products and little of foods with much fat, sugar and salt.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you will 1) select the foods that promote health, 2) describe the foods that impair health, and 3) develop a weight management plan.
- P20 Stress Relief
Description: 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.
Objectives: At the end of this course, you will 1. Know your stress-level and monitor the stress levels of others. 2. Know how to break the immediate stress cycle and help others to do so. 3. Develop a lifestyle that is to a large extent stress-free. 4. Be able to put your mind into a stress-free mode.