“It takes away subjectivity and gives autonomy to the learner. They can complete the objectives 24/7, and once they have done so in HealthStream, the learner can send their completion card directly to human resources, and they can get back to work very quickly,” says Justin. “We are well over 95% in terms of utilization for all of our acute care hospitals. But this goes beyond nursing ― it includes our ambulatory surgery centers, physicians services group, etc.”
The new American Red Cross CPR certification at HCA Healthcare uses case study data and the latest science to educate colleagues about how to respond to a patient with sepsis or a pregnant patient in respiratory distress.
“It even educates them about how to react to a patient who’s had an opioid overdose,” says Justin.
“We also have live team-based immersive training, because often a team is running a code. We have virtual training for the team leader specifically to go in and practice running codes. For example, in the course involving a patient with an opioid overdose, the scenario includes a family member who keeps interrupting, and you have to learn how to deal with it,” says Luther.