HealthStream Launches RepDirect™ in Partnership with AdvaMed and AORN to Provide Healthcare Industry Representatives a Certification Program for Achieving Compliance to Access Care Environments
For healthcare industry representatives, the most highly valued courses for learning industry standards—AdvaMed’s Code of Ethics and AORN’s OR Protocol—are now exclusively available with RepDirect
Approximately 500,000+ healthcare industry representatives working in medical technology companies in the U.S. must be annually credentialed to enter a hospital and other care settings. Standards from the
“OR Protocol not only provides credentialing, it also ensures industry representatives are current on best practices for patient safety,” said AORN’s CEO/Executive Director,
As announced in early 2019, AdvaMed’s longstanding Code of Ethics has been updated and is effective in January 2020—and is included in RepDirect. “We updated our Code of Ethics to ensure it would continue to serve as a foundational framework for ethics and integrity across the medtech industry,” said
Online courses from HealthStream’s award-winning safety library are also made available in RepDirect, which include topics like bloodborne pathogens, electrical safety, MRI safety, infection control, and fire safety, among many others. These courses, along with AdvaMed’s Code of Ethics and AORN’s OR Protocol courses, meet the ANSI Standard requirements for healthcare industry representative training. Over the years, these courses have been completed by millions of healthcare professionals, helping them learn essential safety skills in healthcare settings. Together, they provide healthcare industry representatives with core safety knowledge of working within a hospital.
The courses in RepDirect are all mobile-friendly and easily accessible from any device. AdvaMed’s Code of Ethics and AORN’s OR Protocol may each be purchased individually. The most popular and cost-efficient option, however, is the RepDirect Credentialing Bundle, which includes all three training components: AdvaMed’s Code of Ethics, AORN’s OR Protocol, and HealthStream’s
“Today, healthcare organizations expect industry representatives to be current on their safety credentials and, equally important, prepared to serve as competent professionals in all aspects of their role. Working with our partners, AdvaMed, AORN, and thousands of healthcare organizations, we are training healthcare industry representatives to meet this higher standard,” said
To learn more about RepDirect, go to www.repdirect.com.
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Mollie Condra, Ph.D.