Personnel Administration


Thiscourse will introduce the student to the basic issues of personnel administration including the legal duties, proper business ethics as well as the social responsibilities. It will examine the laws that regulate employment relationships (i.e. Americans with Disabilities Act, The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Civil Rights Act of 1991, and The Family & Medical Leave Act of 1993). The legal responsibilities and rights of the employer and employee will further be explained, as well as privacy, confidentiality and disclosure issues in the workplace. The laws and regulations concerning discrimination and harassment are also discussed.


Hours: 2.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Texas Health and Human Services Commission


Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed Home Health (LHH) Licensed and Certified Home Health (L&CHH) Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Hospice. Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 2.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-C2L-1245
Hours: 2
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2019
Learning Objectives:
Identify three critical areas in personnel administration.
Relate various laws that impact the employer/employee relationship.
List the legal responsibilities and rights of both the employer and the employee in the hiring process, during employment, and at the time of termination.
Review the legal, ethical and social issues in privacy, confidentiality and disclosure in the workplace.
Cite the legal, ethical and social issues involved with discrimination and harassment in the workplace

Introduction to Personnel Administration: --Legal Duties --Business Ethics --Social Responsibility Laws That Regulate Employment Relationships: --Americans with Disabilities Act --The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 --Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 --The Civil Rights Act of 1991 --The Family & Medical Leave Act of 1993 --The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 --Fair Labor Standards Act --Equal Pay Act --The Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970 --The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 --HIPAA Privacy Rule Legal Responsibilities & Rights of the Employer and Employee --Rights in the Workplace --The Hiring Process --Employee Personnel Files --A Disciplinary Policy --Termination of Employer/Employee Relationship --At-Will Employment Privacy, Confidentiality & Disclosure Issues in the Workplace: --Confidentiality in Employee Information --Storing Confidential Information Securely --Confidentiality Issues in Mediation --Privacy Issues in the Workplace --Disclosure of Disability Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace: --Issues in Discrimination --Issues in Harassment --Workplace Violence

Instructor: Marilyn Weese
Marilyn Weese has a bachelor of arts degree in education, with a minor in English. She is the owner of New Horizons Write, a group of educators who are also freelance technical writers specializing in research and development of courses for continuing education, continuing professional education, and adult education. Disclosure: Marilyn Weese has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Judy Harris, BSN, MS, MSN
Judy is an experienced Nurse Practitioner with an extensive and diverse clinical background. Her initial work experience was in a medical-surgical care unit, followed by five years working in an inpatient psychiatric hospital. After obtaining her master’s degree in rehabilitation sciences from Florida State University, Ms. Harris worked in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital and also did private consulting work, providing both medical and vocational services to injured workers in Florida and Georgia. Her professional experience includes case management, utilization review, admissions, risk management, marketing, and business development. Ms. Harris also assisted Florida State University in developing a nurse graduate program in case management, and was involved in teaching both undergraduate and graduate nursing courses. In addition, she obtained a master’s degree in nursing with a specialty in the area of family nurse practitioner. Ms. Harris holds a variety of certifications including: Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, Certified Registered Rehabilitation Nurse, Certified Case Manager, Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Certificate of Study in Gerontology from the FSU Institute on Aging. She holds licensure in Advanced Registered Nursing Practice in both Florida and Georgia. Ms Harris recently obtained certification as an occupational Health Nurse Specialist. Disclosure: Judy Harris, BSN, MS, MSN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Instructor: Laura Grey-More, MSW, LCSW
Laura More is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Assisted Living Administrator. She earned her Masters of Social Work from Florida State University. Laura has over twenty years of healthcare experience, with a focus on rehabilitation. Laura has directed case management, social service, and rehabilitation in outpatient, skilled nursing, and inpatient hospital settings. Laura is a talented public speaker and corporate trainer. She has developed extensive managerial training presentations for healthcare facilities. She has presented at the American College of Health Care Administrators, Florida Health Care Association, Florida Association of Rehab Providers in the Private Sector, and the West Coast Case Management Association, among others. Laura was one of the founding partners of Care2Learn, a provider of online continuing education courses for the post-acute healthcare industry. She now provides healthcare authoring services, primarily in geriatrics. She has authored or edited over 120 online continuing education titles, co-authored evidence-based care assessment resources, and has published home health nursing assistant inservices. She is the recipient of the 2010 Education Award from the American College of Health Care Administrators.  Disclosure: Laura Grey-More, MSW, LCSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Human Resource Professional; in the following settings: Home Health, Hospice, Long-term Care, Residential Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
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