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Human Resources "Staff Orientation"

Completed by the DON or qualified staff.

Every year all the following reports must be completed under the supervision of the Agency's Administrator or Human Resources Manager.

Staff Chart Audit Form (at least Annually to all field and office staff):

Staff Chart Audit Form



NURSES (RN-LPN) ORIENTATION (Application date or before assigned any case):

Nurses Staff Orientation (RN-LPN)

AIDES (HHA or CNA) ORIENTATION (Application date or before assigned any case):

Aide Staff Orientation (HHA-CNA)

PROFESSIONAL (Therapists, MSW) ORIENTATION (Application date or before assigned any case):

Therapist Staff Orientation (PT-PTA-OT-OTA-ST-MSW)                           

Other Support Materials:

     (This forms must be filed in each employee chart Administrator/DON and their alternates)

During Absence Administrator                            During Absence of DON

Position Change Staff Orientation                                 New DON Orientation

(all staff in new position must be trained/oriented in their new duties)

Position Change Orientation                            DON Orientation

New Alt. DON Orientation

Alt. DON Orientation

Supervisor Staff Training/Orientation                                  

Supervisor Training Form       

Glucometer Competency (Professional Staff-Annual)     Handwashing (all field staff) (Initial-Annual)

Glucometer Competency                            Handwashing Competency

Bag Technique Competency (all field staff)                    Hand Hygiene knowledge assessment

(Initial-Annual)                                                                          (Initial-Annual)               

Bag Technique Competency                             Hand Hygiene Knowledge    

Bag technique, Patient Assessment, Handwashing procedures/staff training:

Bag Assessment Handwashing              

Yearly BP Gauges Check Log (Prof. Staff-Annual)          Hand Hygiene Staff Survey (Annual)

BP Gauges Check Log                            Hand Hygiene Staff Survey

Disclaimer: Every template is only your Guide/Agenda to complete each report, your Agency Officials must assure that the meeting/evaluation occur, the quorum is acceptable, and every member had active participation in the discussion and confection of the Reports, Evaluations/Competencies, Documents.

All Florida-licensed LPNs, RNs, CNAs, ARNPs, Therapists are now in a 24-month renewal cycle and must complete 24 hours of appropriate continuing education during each renewal period.

The 24 hours must include two (2) hours on Prevention of Medical Errors. HIV/AIDS is now a one-time, 1-hour CE requirement to be completed prior to the first renewal. Domestic Violence (DV) CE is now a 2-hour requirement every third renewal. Since Domestic Violence (DV) is a 2-hour requirement, the licensee will have 26 hours of CE during the renewal period when DV is taken. For example, if you renew your license on July 31, 2008 and completed DV during the 2006-2008 licensure cycle, you are required to complete the Domestic Violence CE before the July 31, 2014 renewal.

CPR: must be with life person (not on-line)

All home health aides employed by home health agencies must complete an HIV/AIDS training course. They also are required to obtain and maintain a current certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  Home health aides employed by Medicare and Medicaid home health agencies are required to have a total of 12 hours of in-service training during each 12-month period (this can be a calendar year or based on the date of hire).  The HIV/AIDS training and CPR training may be counted toward meeting the 12 hours of in-service training.

All CNAs must complete a minimum of 12 hours of in-service training each calendar year. Every 2 years, in-service training hours shall include, but are not limited to, the following areas: Bloodborne Pathogens, Infection Control, Domestic Violence, Medical Record Documentation and Legal Aspects Appropriate to Nursing Assistants, Resident Rights, Communication with cognitively impaired clients, CPR skills, Medical Error Prevention and Safety