SMMC: Education & Training
San Mateo Medical Center is invested in the development and training of its workforce. We provide a variety of training opportunities – from onboarding training and skills days to CMEs and tuition reimbursement.
SMMC County Employees: Please use the County Learning Management System (LMS) to complete required training.
Long term (3+ months) Non-County contractors at SMMC: Please register on the County Learning Management System (LMS) to complete required training.
Non-County providers, Short-term (< 3 months) contractors, travelers, and students at SMMC: Please complete the required training listed below.
Education Department Standard Procedures
1.1 Course Registration
BLS/CPR Course: Register online through Hearthshare Training - Note: There is a 24 hour cancellation policy, you will be charged for “no-show.”
ACLS & PALS Course: Register online through Hearthshare Training - Note: SMMC only pays for employees of the following departments: ICU, ED, PACU, OR, SS, and ENDO. There is a 24 hour cancellation policy, you will be charged for “no-show.”
Crisis Prevention Intervention Course: Register online through the County’s Learning Management System. Search for “SMMC CPI” (Refresher or Initial), request course, then click register on your transcript. Note: You will not be registered until you click “register” on your transcript. Travelers/Non LMS-Users email: firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
1.2 Continuing Education Reimbursement (RN/NP)
Please follow this procedure for CE Reimbursements (nursing only):
1. Obtain your department manager’s approval for Education Leave time using your department-specific form (submit to your manager).
2. After you complete your course (with your department manager’s approval), submit the following to the Education Department (PONY: HOS316IE):
(3) Proof of Payment, and
(4) Proof of Successful Completion
Note: Only Tuition is reimbursable. You are only paid to the limit of your allocated funds.
Required Compliance Education
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This course is a requirement of all employees, contractors, travelers, and students at San Mateo Medical Center.
Time Required: 20 – 30 Minutes
- Understand Protected Health Information, HIPAA regulations, Minimum necessary, and handling patient information.
- Understand the manager and staff roles related to PHI and HIPAA, safeguards, and how to report breaches and violations.
Antibiotic Stewardship Education
Antibiotic Stewardship Course
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This training module is a requirement for all providers at San Mateo Medical Center.
Time Required: 10 – 15 Minutes
- Understand what Antibiotic Stewardship is, its importance, implementation and strategies.
- Complete a competency requirement with a passing score of at least 80 points.