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The UConn Health Compliance Training is the expression of a commitment by the University of Connecticut to carry out its research, educational and health care activities in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations and with the highest integrity.
Compliance Training is assigned upon hire or promotion. Assignments are determined by job title and duties. All assignments are made and tracked on the Online Learning Center website.
All employees are required to attend a diversity training course that is part of day two of New Employee Orientation. UConn Health recognizes that in order to provide superior and remarkable health care through education and research we must build and value a workforce and student body from all walks of life, backgrounds and perspectives. The Office of Institutional Equity strives to foster an inviting and collaborative environment that encourages individual ideas and supports organizational goals.
Managing a Harassment Free and Respectful Workplace
Managing a Respectful & Harassment-Free Workplace
The Managing a Respectful & Harassment-Free Workplace program is designed to support the needs of faculty, managers, and supervisors at UConn Health in maintaining civil, supportive and harassment-free workplaces. This three-hour, interactive program includes particular focus on preventing and responding appropriately to workplace sexual harassment. It is designed to provide tools needed to ensure compliance with university conduct expectations and policies in these areas.
The training is an important component of the University’s commitment to ensuring harassment-free working and learning environments. It is mandatory for all faculty that work with students and managers with supervisory responsibilities. This course should be taken within the first six months of hire or promotion to a management position.
For questions about the program, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) at 860-486-0633.
Presenter: Elizabeth Conklin, Associate Vice-President of Office of Institutional Equity, Marisol Cruz St. Juste, Organization and Staff Development, Human Resources
Schedule: Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 9 - 12 pm; Wednesday, January 29, 2019, 9 - 12 pm
Classes are held in the Munson Rd. Training Room, 16 Munson Road.
Any employee who has access to medical records and therefore privileged medical information is required to complete HIPAA privacy training. This course must be completed within the first 30 days of employment via the Online Learning Center.
All employees are required to complete HIPAA Security training. This must be completed within the first 30 days of employment via the Online Learning Center. Both courses are mandatory for the identified employees.
OSHA Bloodborne Disease and Laboratory Safety Training
Every employee potentially exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious material (as described by the UConn Health’s Exposure Control Plan) must complete OSHA Bloodborne Disease Training prior to accomplishing any task presenting such a potential exposure risk. These exposure determinations are made by the supervisor. For new employees, the initial UConn Health Bloodborne Pathogen Training is completed as part of UConn Health’s New Employee Orientation. Required, annual follow-up training is available through SABA computer-based education. In addition all persons (faculty, staff and students) working in a laboratory must attend a self-scheduled 2-hour laboratory safety training session.
Guide to State Code of Ethics
All employees are required to complete State Guide to the State Code of Ethics training within the first 30 days of employment via the Online Learning Center. The training provides information on the provisions, possible sanctions for violations, and the parameters of ethical workplace conduct.
Code of Conduct
All employees are required to complete Code of Conduct training within the first 30 days of employment via the Online Learning Center. The training provides information on the purpose and importance of individual behaviors – components that contribute to a culture of excellence and core values. In addition, the training provides information on the provisions, possible sanctions for violations, and the parameters for appropriate workplace conduct.
The Clinical Enterprise continually conducts clinical and managerial training for clinical and support staff. In addition, each new employee receives extensive orientation to their department and the institution. Continual exposure to advancing medical technologies is critical in a health care environment. Annual attendance at CPR, Infection Control, Code Blue and Hospital Safety In-Service Training is mandatory for all health care workers.