January 26th, 2018

Attention Healthcare Academy Administrators!

A new sort feature has been added to the Student Course List page. When students log in to their Healthcare Academy accounts, there will be a way to sort by: 1.   Course name (alphabetically) 2.   Course progress (not attempted, incomplete, complete) 3.   Drop date 4.   Completion date In addition, students will be able show a limited number of entries […]

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January 23rd, 2018

Attention Healthcare Academy Subscribers!

A new report is now available to Healthcare Academy administrators. It is called The Facility Completion Rate Report and is currently available as a .csv file. Anyone at a region or division level in the HCA LMS can view overall completion rates for the buildings they are responsible for. This report can be accessed simply […]

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January 17th, 2018

NAB Registration Update

To all Nursing Home Administrators, As you know, many lessons in the Healthcare Academy library are accredited for Nursing Home Administrators. Because of that, we would like to inform you that The National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) will be implementing a new CE Registry that will take effect on April 1, […]

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January 12th, 2018

New Lesson Release: Rehab Academy: Esophageal Dysphagia and Beyond

Esophageal disorders may significantly impact the comfort, safety and nutritional status of the elderly nursing home resident. It is important for the Dysphagia Therapist to be able to differentiate symptoms of esophageal dysfunction from other problems that interfere with eating. This course is designed as an overview of the diagnoses, assessment procedures and treatment options […]

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December 28th, 2017

New Lesson Release: Infection Control (F880, F881, F882, F883)

Infection control and prevention is the number one reported citation for long term care facilities. It is important for nurses and nursing assistants in the long-term care setting to understand and implement precautions to prevent infections. Healthcare Academy is excited to announce the launch of a new course titled ‘Infection Control (F880, F881, F882, F883)’ […]

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December 22nd, 2017

New Lesson Release: Infection Control (F880, F881, F882, F883)

Infection control and prevention is the number one reported citation for long term care facilities. It is important for nurses and nursing assistants in the long-term care setting to understand and implement precautions to prevent infections. Healthcare Academy is excited to announce the launch of a new course titled ‘Infection Control (F880, F881, F882, F883)’ […]

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December 20th, 2017

New Lesson Release: Transgender Realities

Healthcare professionals are experiencing more encounters with transgender people in the healthcare setting. Because of these encounters, healthcare professionals need to be knowledgeable about the healthcare needs for gender identity, sexual orientation and transgender populations.   Healthcare Academy is excited to announce a new course called ‘Transgender Realities: What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know’, a […]

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December 14th, 2017

New Lesson Release: Rehab Academy: Dysphagia Programs in LTC

Physiologic changes happen with swallowing function in the aging population along with other changes that could affect the throat and esophagus. This course includes time-sensitive core materials that establish the foundations for dysphagia therapy in long term care. Case study examples are provided to facilitate the acquisition of care process essentials. Some topics that will […]

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November 15th, 2017

New Lesson Release: Intervention Strategies for Reducing Medical Errors

People enter healthcare systems with an expectation of receiving care that will help and not harm them. Yet, present studies show evidence of large numbers of people receiving injury, often unintentional but preventable, during the administration of healthcare. Completion of the medical errors reduction course provides the learner with the ability to gain knowledge about […]

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November 9th, 2017

New Lesson Release: Oral Health for Caregivers

Oral hygiene has long been associated with the overall health of residents. The relationship of oral health to quality of care and quality of life is recognized and discussed in the Requirements of Participation (RoP) across multiple sections. Oral health of residents will be examined through not only the observation of oral health and dentition, […]

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