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SMMC: Education & Training

Overview

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 - Download instructions [Click Here] Note: There is a 24 hour cancellation policy, you will be charged for “no-show.”

ACLS & PALS Course: Register online through Hearthshare Training - Download instructions [Click Here] 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: acader@smcgov.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):

(1) CE Reimbursement request form [Download]
(2) Completed Demand on the Treasury Form [Download]
(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. 

Soarian Education

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Required Compliance Education

HIPAA Course

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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

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand Protected Health Information, HIPAA regulations, Minimum necessary, and handling patient information.
  2. Understand the manager and staff roles related to PHI and HIPAA, safeguards, and how to report breaches and violations.

Launch Course: SMMC HIPAA Compliance FY 15-16

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

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand what Antibiotic Stewardship is, its importance, implementation and strategies.
  2. Complete a competency requirement with a passing score of at least 80 points.

Launch Course: Antimicrobial Stewardship Course 

General information

SMMC eCW Training

Future Orders Training (Providers)

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This training module is a requirement for providers at San Mateo Medical Center.

Time Required: 10 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand how to do future orders in eCW.

Launch Course: eCW Future Orders (Provider)  

General information

SMMC Soarian Education

Soarian Documents and Tip Sheets

Lab Delta Alerts
Telemetry Workflow Alerts
How to View Radiology Images in Soarian - NEW!
Add on Lab Order
Case Management Consult
PRBC Type and Screen Alert
Transfusion Reaction Antibody ID Alert

Soarian Training

Before launching this training, you must disable your pop-up blocker
This training requires Flash Player & Java Script.

This training module is a requirement for providers at San Mateo Medical Center.

Time Required: 10 – 15 Minutes

Learning Objectives:

Commands