Online Training Course

OSHA Compliance Guidelines for the Medical Practice

This course is suitable for medical office managers charged with establishing and enforcing OSHA and hazard communication standards in the medical office. It is also ideal for new or established employees that need OSHA training.

 

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CEUs

3

Length

180 min

Price

$199


The healthcare industry has one of the highest rates of work-related injuries and illnesses. Create a culture of compliance and safety for your employees and patients. Every workplace in the U.S. must abide by guidelines set forth and enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a government agency established under the Department of Labor to promote worker safety and health guidelines and standards. Preparation is your office’s key line of defense against citations and fines. This course will provide updates to OSHA recordkeeping rule expanding the list of severe injuries that employers must report to OSHA.

  • Review of OSHA guidelines and requirements by which every workplace must abide
  • Review the five areas most relevant to clinical facilities including Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Communication, Ionizing Radiation, Exit routes and Electrical Safety
  • Eliminate known dangers in your office
  • Enforce safe workplace standards for employees and patients, free from retaliation
  • Employer and employee responsibilities for compliance
  • Review of Bloodborne Pathogens Standard written exposure control plan
  • Hazard communication rules and regulations, plus program data sheets and checklists
  • Guidelines for reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
  • Emergency plan that includes requirements for providing safe and accessible emergency exits
  • Publish a no-tolerance workplace violence prevention statement and written plan
  • Review risk areas, violations, citations and penalties for non-compliance
  • When and how to file an appeal

Misty Nelson

LPN, CMC, CMIS, CMOM, CMCO


Misty has more than 12 years of healthcare experience. Her nursing background combined with her management experience, industry knowledge and natural teaching ability are the perfect fit for the classroom.

She has worked as a Practice Manager for two health centers in North Carolina where her responsibilities included management of clinical and support staff, as well as day to day operations of a FQHC. Misty was responsible for maintaining HIPAA and OSHA compliance and wrote an emergency action plan. She also handled the practice budget and productivity, and had a hand in the scheduling of residents and faculty. With both clinical and practice management knowledge, she has been able to understand and participate in quality assurance programs and nursing care plans.

Misty graduated Magna Cum Laude from ECPI College of Technology Medical Careers Institute in Greenville, SC

This is a basic-level course. No prior training is required. This class may fulfill annual training requirements. Participants will receive instruction on standard health and safety guidelines such as reporting safety concerns or injury.

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