What kinds of health care courses does HealthStream offer?


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HealthStream offers health care courses that deal with patient care, workplace issues, management, science and medicine, according to HealthStream. For instance, patient care courses include assisting patients in pain, building trust, patient rights, child abuse detection and reporting, and ethics confidentiality and boundary issues in professional counseling.

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Healthstream offers courses in a variety of subjects which fall under the medicine category, explains the company website. For instance, there are 75 courses under the ambulatory surgery subject, including minimally invasive surgery course, care of the older adult in surgery and ASC infection control. Other medicine and science related subjects include anatomy and physiology, blood proteins and geriatrics. The blood proteins subject is a single course: comprehensive review of blood banking, where students learn about blood components, blood transfusions and blood groups.

Most subjects offer several courses, while a few have hundreds of courses available, states HealthStream. For example, the compliance subject has more than 1,000 courses ranging from business skills such as acting decisively, addressing stakeholder conflicts, and achieving goals through perseverance and resilience to basic grants and contracts, behavioral health compliance and responsible use of social media in health care. There are even courses that teach workers how to address domestic violence and child abuse issues.

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