Senior & Elder Care Courses - Human Resources

Employee Terminations
Course Hours: 0.5

Employee separation describes when an employee leaves their employer for any reason. These separations might be voluntary, because the employee chooses to leave, or involuntary, when the employer decides to end the relationship. Some employees simply abandon their job for a variety of reasons, nefarious and otherwise. Organizations also choose to downsize and eliminate jobs within the company... more

Employment Law
Course Hours: 0.5

Managers are expected to adhere to much different federal, state, county, and local laws that pertain to how companies recruit, hire, train, promote, terminate, and treat their workers. The general effect of all these laws is that employers are not allowed to discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an applicant’s membership in a protected class. HR professionals and line managers... more

Fostering a Nurturing Healthcare Workplace
Course Hours: 1

Every organization in every industry has to get work done by using limited resources; this is especially so in the field of healthcare. Healthcare facility administrators who have to achieve results using fewer resources should understand the important role that staff training, productivity, job satisfaction, and motivation plays in getting the job done. A workforce that is engaged is also... more

HR01 Introduction to Human Resources
Course Hours: 1.0

All organizations share a common theme: they have goals, and they need to accomplish these goals through people. All organizations need physical, financial, intangible, and human assets to succeed. They also need an organization-wide strategy, business-level strategy, and a functional strategy. One of the few areas of an organization that impacts all these assets and strategies is the Human... more

HR02 Strategic Planning
Course Hours: 1.0

Human Resource Managers are responsible for planning the human side of an organization’s operations, one of their most critical roles. Before a plan can be created, HR must ensure it is aligned to the organization’s strategies, and is part of the strategic planning process. To plan successfully, HR creates projections on how many workers the organization will need if they are to... more

HR03 Describing the Job
Course Hours: 1.0

Job analysis and design are critical to the success of all later Human Resource Management stages. During job design, organizational goals and objectives are translated into relevant tasks and responsibilities, which are then grouped into specific roles and job positions. These job positions are then integrated into departments or business units to create organizational structure, which... more

HR04 Recruiting Talent
Course Hours: 1.0

The attraction and recruitment of employees has been at the center of employers’ attention for many years. People are the most valuable asset of an organization. Without their knowledge, skills, and talents, an organization will not be able to operate or compete effectively in the marketplace. This is why recruitment plays a strategic role. The purpose of the recruitment process is to... more

HR05 Hiring and Placing Talent
Course Hours: 1.0

Selecting the right employees is seen by most as the main duty of HR, but it is a crucial and challenging decision-making processes for the entire organization; Human Resource Management leads this process. An effective selection process will help an organization choose the best person from the pool of applicants who will fit both the specific open position and the organization as a whole.... more

HR06 Performance Appraisals
Course Hours: 1.0

It is hard to believe that an organization would not want to see high performance from its employees, yet it is very common for organizations to measure performance poorly, or not at all, causing them to be ignorant of the quality of their workers’ performance. This is especially true in the growing service industries; unfortunately, services are much harder to measure than tangible... more

HR07 Training and Development
Course Hours: 1.5

Training is the process that provides employees with opportunities to obtain the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities that let them perform their current job-related duties more effectively and responsibly. Employee development, on the other hand, is not necessarily related to the job an employee currently holds, although it can be related to that job; rather, development focuses on the... more

HR08 Motivating with Pay and Incentives
Course Hours: 1.5

Pay and benefits are critical factors in the attraction, motivation, and retention of talented employees. The key to a successful pay and benefits package is how well it motivates employees to consistently exhibit attitudes and behaviors that are aligned with the organization’s goals, strategies, and culture. Therefore, the motivational role of these rewards should determine pay and... more

HR09 Employee Benefits
Course Hours: 1.0

Employee benefits give compensation that goes beyond both wages and salary; some examples include health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. Only about 7% of benefits expenditures are legally required, yet employers often voluntarily provide their employees with numerous additional benefits in the hope of gaining a competitive advantage in attracting, retaining, and motivating the... more

Human Resource Planning
Course Hours: 0.5

Human resource management is the set of tasks managers undertake to effectively manage a company’s employees.  Strategic human resource management is the process of connecting the human resource function in an organization to the strategic objectives of the organization in order to improve performance.  There are two types of roles on a human resource management team: generalists and... more

Instructional Design: Assess and Evaluate
Course Hours: 1

Organizations invest in human capital through their training and development programs for employees. This investment delivers returns through improved performance, increased productivity, and improved morale. Training and development is an organization-wide task in addition to individuals tasked with the role as part of their job. This course discusses the strategic approach to training and... more

Instructional Design: Design, Develop, and Implement
Course Hours: 1

Organizations invest in the training and development of employees and benefit through improved performance, increased productivity, and improve morale. Employees gain knowledge and skills that can be applied throughout their careers. Trainers are at all levels and positions within an organization, and it is important for everyone to understand how to understand and create training that works. ... more

Interviewing & Hiring
Course Hours: 1.25

Recruiting, assessing, and hiring new employees are some of the more important functions a manager does. A poor hiring decision can be expensive and has a negative impact on team productivity and moral. However, hiring the right person can have a positive short term impact, when the new hire contributes to the organization, and a long term impact as this employee develops and helps the company... more

Making a Hiring Decision
Course Hours: 0.5

Selection is the process of gathering information about job applicants to decide which one should be offered the job. The first selection devices that let job applicants interact with hiring managers are the application form and résumés. Many companies use the information in these documents to conduct background screenings and reference checks to identify the best applicants. Several different... more

Manager's Guide to Performance Appraisals
Course Hours: 1.5

Managers, administrators, and supervisors in healthcare facilities have many tasks to juggle every day. Besides running the facility, building a strong care team, providing patient and client care, and keeping beds full, they also have many duties related to staff performance management. Facility leaders should consistently manage their staff member’s performance throughout the year, coaching... more

Performance Evaluations
Course Hours: 1

For companies to be successful, they must routinely review the efforts each employee makes towards meeting company objectives. Leaders should consistently manage employee performance throughout the year, coaching poor behaviors and recognizing desired behaviors. This cycle of performance management is documented and used to give employees formal performance evaluations.This course discusses... more

Recruiting the Right Workers
Course Hours: 0.5

Before work can be completed, managers need to ensure they have the right people to do the job. Recruiting is the process of identifying a group of qualified job applicants for a given organizational position. Before a manager can begin recruiting to fill an open position, they need to fully understand the position to be filled by completing a job analysis and writing a job description. This... more

Train the Trainer: Training Skills
Course Hours: 1

Training provides a setting for adults to acquire new knowledge, skills, and behaviors with a focus on vocational and practical competencies. Training is led by professional trainers who spend their jobs focusing on developing training programs, but it is also led by subject matter experts who train on specific job skills. Regardless of who conducts the training, trainers need to understand... more

Train the Trainer: Training Tactics
Course Hours: 1

Training includes acquiring new knowledge, skills, and behaviors while focusing on vocational and practical competencies. Training can be led by trainers who develop and carry out training daily or by subject matter experts brought in to train on specific topics and skills. Regardless of who conducts the training, trainers need to understand how to develop successful programs. This course... more

Training and Development
Course Hours: 0.5

Training occurs when companies provide employees the opportunity to develop the job-specific skills, experience, and knowledge they need to do their jobs or improve their performance. Instructional design is the practice of arranging media and content to help learners transfer knowledge in the most effective manner.  Managers consult on early stages of design, but are often key players when it... more

Training Your Employees
Course Hours: 1.25

Organizations that train and develop employees are investing in their human capital.  This investment will deliver returns through improved performance, increased productivity, and improve morale. Training and development is executed to meet many company needs, and often dedicated training professionals are tasked with these duties. Training and developing employees, however, is everyone’s job... more

Workers' Compensation Insurance
Course Hours: 0.75

Effective, healthy workplaces establish programs to help ensure that workers operate in a safe manner that minimizes injuries.  No matter how safe a workplace may be, there is always a risk that someone may suffer a work-related injury or illness.  When this occurs, workers are protected from high medical bills and lost wages through a system of state and federal workers’ compensation programs... more