The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is now offering the training course Safety Culture in Healthcare Settings by Rogers B, Francis R, Dembski-Hart P, Hessels A, Hilton T, Casey M, and Martin M (DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2023-135, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2023135).
This healthcare worker training course provides scientific and evidence-based information. It focuses on six core competencies designed to increase knowledge about work-related hazards and to address organizational and personal strategies to promote a safe and healthful work environment.
There are five knowledge modules, each 20-30 minutes long, along with a list of resources that healthcare workers can utilize. Upon successful completion of all five modules in the course, participants will receive a certificate and continuing education credits.