At United, 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.
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 United'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.
General Pharmacy Links
American Heart Association
American Pharmacists Association
American Red Cross CPR & First Aid
National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP)
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
Pharmacy Tech & Pharmacy Assistant Schools
Dept. of Health & Human Services: Drug & Food Information
World Health Organization
Drug Information Association
American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists