HASC Education Programs

Transgender Healthcare Dignity Model and Certification Program

Session Description Health care providers and staff will learn how to provide the highest quality care for transgender, gender nonconforming, genderqueer and intersex patients through a dignity-first approach. This online half-day course covers the eight-unit Dignity Model, created by Kristie Overstreet, PhD, through an interactive lecture.

Internal Pay Equity Audit

Description In 2016, California became a trendsetter in adopting the nation’s most robust state equal pay law, directed at ensuring pay equity across gender and race. These legal and cultural changes are generating new laws such as the salary history ban and prompting increased litigation, exposing employers to new legal risks — e.g., in hiring […]

Violence Prevention and De-escalation in the Health Care Setting

Session Description This course teaches health care professionals strategies to use when dealing with potentially abusive clients. Techniques will include verbal de-escalation skills and humane, non-injurious personal safety and patient restraint methods that meet the requirements for AB508 violence prevention training. This course also meets the educational component for SB1299 training and includes Active Shooter […]

Internal Investigations

Session Description Internal Investigations and the Power Dynamics in the Health Care Setting delves into the complex employment relationships within the health care industry. The program will examine the ongoing and recent stressors that have heightened workplace tension, including those stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, racial justice movement and existing power dynamics at play. The […]

Leadership and Charge Nurse: Creating a Culture of Safety

Session Description The Joint Commission and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) recognize that safe patient care begins when hospital units foster a culture of teamwork and trust in which all staff feel safe bringing concerns and ideas to improve care. This advanced class for charge nurses focuses on the nurse leader’s role in creating […]

Foreign-Born Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers Webinar

In our recent webinar, Foreign-Born Recruitment of Registered Nurses and Allied Health Workers, 40 hospitals throughout California came together to hear immigration attorney Carl Shusterman speak on this highly debated workforce topic.   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over one million vacant nurse jobs across the United States. The number of […]

Charge Nurse: Critical Thinking for RNs

Critical thinking is central to effective task management and decision-making in high-risk situations. In this online course, nurse leaders will learn how actively assessing and analyzing information can help them evaluate and improve their quality of thinking. Students will also study the key principles of, and barriers to, thinking critically. The course also explains how […]

Cherished Futures Collaborative

This event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. Cherished Futures will be hosting three collaboratives convenings extended to the full group at large. The purpose of the convenings is to provide continued dialogue between our institutions and partners, including our public health colleagues, health plans and others.  Contact Dominique […]

A Workforce Burnout Crisis – Exploring Signs and Solutions

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. COVID-19 has brought unprecedented changes and challenges to the health care workforce. Prior to the pandemic, the field already experienced record rates of burnout among clinicians and workers. The effects of burnout can be disastrous, both for your team and your patients. What […]

Understanding and Managing Leaves of Absence

This education event has been archived and may contain content that is out of date. Description Does working through employee leaves have you ready for your own leave of absence? If so, this half-day workshop is the place for you. Learn about leaves of absence in a stress-free environment that will help you work through the […]