Health Canada touches the lives of virtually every Canadian, every day. This special tour introduces participants to Health Canada's mission and organization. After the brief introduction, the tour will focus on the Health Products and Food Branch (HPFB) of Health Canada, which directly affects pharmaceutical manufacturers.
The system in Europe for ensuring safe, effective, and high-quality health products is composed of national authorities in individual countries as well as bodies in the European Union and the Council of Europe. After completing this course, participants will know the organisations that oversee the health industry in Europe and the bodies in those organisations that affect pharmaceutical companies. In addition, participants will know the ways health products can be approved for sale to the public and the system for reporting and tracking defective products.
This course provides all employees and associates with knowledge of the privacy and security practices for health plans, as required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). This course includes updated requirements that were included in the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH). Employees will learn the basic principles of health information privacy and security, how they impact the organization, and how they apply to everyday work situations. The course also covers patients' rights under HIPAA, and the consequences for violating privacy and security practices.
Workers in the construction industry face a number of health and safety hazards in their worksites every day, including exposure to materials that can cause serious illness and affect the health of a worker in the long term. This course was designed to provide awareness of the potential dangers of some common materials to which construction workers may be exposed. Ideal learners are all construction employees.
You or someone you know could be involved in workplace violence anytime, anywhere. This course will give you a basic understanding of what constitutes workplace violence, the warning signs to watch for, and what you and others around you can do to prevent it. Ideal learners include all employees.