The certificate of completion in Healthcare Safety is designed for the professional in the healthcare environment who is responsible for the safety of patients, employees, and visitors. A certificate of completion in Healthcare Safety will provide a solid foundation to assist in facilitating institutional compliance with OSHA regulations and meeting The Joint Commission (TJC) standards as they relate to the environment of care. Course content will specifically address conducting risk assessments, the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS), NFPA’s Life Safety Code®, and The Joint Commission’s Statement of Conditions™.
The creation of this certificate responds to the needs of Safety Professionals for whom a certificate of completion contributes to career advancement and professional recognition. This program focuses on the responsibilities of a Safety Professional in the Healthcare Industry emphasizing both federal and state standards.
Students who successfully complete the Certificate program will be able to:
To earn the Healthcare Safety Certificate, participants must complete total of seven required courses:
To earn the Healthcare Safety Certificate, the individual will have to successfully complete seven required courses. At least five of the courses, including the final two, must be completed through the CSUDH OTI Education Center. All courses must be completed within a 5 year period. The official “certificate enrollment date” is the first day of the first CSUDH OTI Education Center course the participant wishes to count towards the certificate of completion. Courses taken through other official OSHA Training Institute Education Centers can be used to fulfill up to two courses required for the certificate of completion in Healthcare Safety, if they were completed within two years prior to the participant’s official “certificate enrollment date”.
Safety professionals, human resources, loss control representatives, workers compensation administrators, risk management personnel, top and middle management of healthcare facilities.
This program is open to all participants interested in the field of Occupational Safety and Health.
Courses are offered for continuing Education Units (CEUs). Nationally recognized standards govern attendance requirements to earn CEU credits. A permanent record is established and students may request CSU Dominguez Hills’ transcript either online or by calling the University Records office. Students not pursuing the certificate of completion may take individual courses.
Class Time: 75 Hours
Other Time, including lab: All Courses have lab components that is included in the 75 hours.
Day or Night Classes: Day and weekend classes
Program Prerequisites: At least high school-level math, reading, language and writing skills. 2 years of Healthcare industry experience in any capacity.
Equipment Used in Program: Personal Protective Equipment
Target Occupations: Occupational Health and Safety Specialists, Safety Professional, Safety Manager, Safety Engineer, risk assessment in the healthcare industry.
Target Sector: Healthcare Industry
Program Fees: $2,250
Have questions about the program? Call 310-243-2425 (M–F) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Out of work and need training? This program is approved for funding through the Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act. Contact the Workforce Investment Board for more information.