Workplace Harassment in Home Health for Supervisors

Workplace Harassment in Home Health for Supervisors 

As a supervisor, you should never tolerate workplace harassment. You must take steps to prevent its occurrence and take any report of harassment seriously by responding with an investigation. This course explains your role as a supervisor in managing workplace harassment. It includes the conduct and behaviors that constitute harassment and your role in investigating and preventing them. The goal of this course is to teach supervisors in home health settings about workplace harassment and how to prevent, recognize, manage, and report it.

$20.00

Hours: 0.50
REL-PAC-0-WHHHS

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (1 Match)

Texas Health and Human Services Commission

0.5 HOURS


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 0.50 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-WHHHS
Hours: 0.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 9/30/2026
Learning Objectives:
Identify at least five behaviors that constitute workplace harassment.
Describe your role in the investigation of workplace harassment.
Explain how you can help prevent harassment in the workplace.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction

About This Course

Learning Objectives

Section 2: Workplace Harassment

Harassment Defined

Involved Parties

Harassment Laws

Retaliation

What if You Are Accused?

What if You are Being Harassed?

Investigating Harassment

The Investigation

Preventing Harassment

Liability Issues

Review

Section 4: Conclusion

Summary

Course Contributor

Resources

References

Congratulations!

Instructor: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints." 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. 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: Administrators; in the following settings: Home Health.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
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.
Accommodations
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