Allied Health Continuing Education

Continuing Education

At Amare, we are proud of the fact that our employees are the finest in their respective fields. In order to continue to remain at the top of your profession, we encourage lifelong learning, demonstrated by our continuing education benefit.

Once you have completed 1,040 hours of service, you are eligible to receive $500 per year for continuing education. You then will become eligible for an additional $250 per year for each additional 520 hours of service in the year. To receive reimbursement, simply submit your signed receipt and a copy of your completion certificate to your Employment Specialist.


OnLine Training Resources

ProCPR Adult CPR: The Adult CPR Re-Certification course will give participants the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize breathing and cardiac emergencies. During the online course, participants will learn the skills needed to provide basic care for these emergencies until advanced medical personnel arrive. The topics covered will include: recognizing emergencies, emergency action steps, protecting yourself as a responder, checking the victim's consciousness, obtaining consent, Good Samaritan laws, preventing disease transmission, caring for shock, signals of cardiac emergencies, CPR, and choking. The course will include an exam.


Training

OSHA/Universal Precautions: Employees review information regarding ("OSHA") regulations, which provide standards that employers must follow to ensure employee safety where there is occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens. Universal Precautions is a standardized approach to infection control.

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act): Each employee is required to complete AMS's HIPAA training. This training is designed to educate employees about the Act and provide general guidelines on how to comply with the Act's requirements, including recognizing "Protected Health Information" ("PHI") and avoiding improper disclosures of PHI. The training utilizes case scenarios and concludes with a written exam.

Fire Safety: Employees review information that discusses the causes of fires, fire prevention methods, fire safety tips, fire escape plans and the use of fire extinguishers.


Continuing Education

http://www.care2learn.com
http://www.educata.com/default.aspx
AMT - American Medical Technologists - Certification Process
Lab Technician Certification, Diploma and Certificate Programs
Certification Board for Radiology Practitioner Assistants – CBRPA
American Heart Association
American Heart Association American Red Cross CPR & First Aid




Professional Organizations for Radiology/Respiratory/Laboratory


Radiology

The American Board of Radiology

Radiologic Technologist/Mammography Technologist/CT Technologist/MRI Technologist

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists®

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board

Ultrasound Technologist/ Registered Vascular Technologist

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography®
The Society of Interventional Radiology


Cardiology

Cath Lab Technologist/Cath Lab Specialist

The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists®
The Advanced Robotics Research Network

Echo Technologist

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography®


Respiratory

Respiratory Care Therapist/Registered Polysomnographer

The National Board for Respiratory Care, Inc.
The American Association for Respiratory Care


Laboratory

Medical Technologist/ Medical Lab Technician/Phlebotomist/Histology Technologist

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
AMT - American Medical Technologists - Home Page
A2LA - The American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
The American Society for Clinical Pathology


Medical Assistants

Credentialed Medical Assistant (CMA) Exam through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

Candidate Application Handbook
Exam Application Steps
Online Application Form
Study Resources