Education You Need For The Work You Do

Priority One 3.0

Priority One Training“Healthcare Vendor Employee Competency Training”

*Covers such topics as:

  1. Pre-Construction Risk Assessment….with the 2016 Joint Commission changes
  2. Infection Control Risk Assessment
  4. HIPAA
  5. MRI Safety Training
  6. Interim Life Safety Measures
  7. Fire Stopping
  8. Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
  9. Blood Borne Pathogens

PLUS……Common sense training, such as:

  • Dress Code and Respectful Language
  • Elevator Etiquette
  • Clean and Orderly Work Sites


A test will be given at the end of each Module. Passing the test allows the student to progress to the next Module. A failure will redirect the student back to the beginning of that Module.

Upon successful completion of all 4 modules:

  • Certificate of Completion, (good for 3 years) is issued through Calhoun Community
    College and National Healthcare Ed, recognized nationally for its outstanding programs in training healthcare workers. 
    The certificate will be e-mailed to the student.
  • The student’s name is listed alphabetically under his/her employer-alphabetically and by state.

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Joint Commission Reference for NHE Training

The following 2017 references require Joint Commission compliance with contractor and/ or staff training related to working in the healthcare environment:

Standard EC.01.01.01 – The hospital plans activities to minimize risks in the environment of care

Standard EC.02.01.01, EP3 – The hospital takes action to eliminate identified safety and security risks in the physical environment

Standard EC.02.01.01, EP7 – The hospital identifies all individuals entering its facilities

Standard EC.02.01.03, EP6 The hospital takes action to maintain compliance with it’s smoking policy

Standard EC.02.02.01 EPC, EP3The hospital has procedures for PPE use

Standard EC.02.06.01 – The hospital maintains a safe, functional environment

Standard EC.02.06.05 – The hospital manages its environment during demolition, renovation or new construction to reduce risk to those in the organization

Standard EC.02.06.05, EP2 – When planning for demolition, construction, or renovation, the hospital conducts a preconstruction risk assessment for air quality requirements, infection control, utility requirements, noise, vibration, and other hazards that affect care, treatment and services

Standard EC.02.06.05, EP3 – The hospital takes action based on its assessment to minimize risks during demolition, construction, renovation or general maintenance
Standard IC.01.03.01 – The hospital identifies risks for acquiring and transmitting infections

Standard IC.01.04.01 – The hospital’s written infection prevention and control goals include limiting unprotected exposure to pathogens

Standard HR.01.04.01 – The hospital provides orientation to staff

Standard HR.01.04.01, EP1 – The hospital orients its staff to the key safety content before staff provides care, treatment and services

Standard HR.01.05.03, EP1 – Staff participate in ongoing education and training to maintain or increase their competency

Standard HR.01.06.01 – Staff are competent to perform their responsibilities

Standard LD.03.01.01 – Leaders create and maintain a culture of safety and quality throughout the hospital

Standard LS.01.02.01The hospital protects occupants during periods when the Life Safety Code is not met during periods of construction



Meet Our Team of Experts

Four tenured Healthcare and Educational professionals have united in their mission to insure all vendor employees working in Healthcare facilities receive competency training on the unique challenges and requirements of this environment.


“The idea for Priority One came as a request from several vendors who stated they were concerned that their employees did not understand What’s Different About Working In Healthcare.”– Jack Rutledge