All UA-PTC employees, both faculty and staff, whether full- or part-time, are required to complete this training between July 1 and December 31 each year.
If you are a NEW EMPLOYEE, request access to the New Employee Training course - Register for Blackboard: New Employee Training
The 7 Required and Mandatory training for new employees consists of:
If you are an EXISTING EMPLOYEE, you should already have access to either (or both) the New Employee Training or the Staff/Professional Development courses in Blackboard. If not, you can request access - Register for Blackboard: Staff/Professional Development
The Required and Mandatory training for all employees is the same as listed above with the following exceptions:
ALL EMPLOYEES: Instructions for receiving credit for Required and Mandatory Training
Verify your mandatory training status:
Although you can request a PD transcript from PDI@uaptc.edu, we ask that you minimize these requests to two per year as they are run manually.
To verify your status for the current term, log into each system:
Three Public Safety Trainings:
New FERPA training is located at US Department of Education: FERPA Training
Course duration 35-45 minutes.
Your Certificate will look like this:
HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Its primary goal is to assure that individuals’ health information is properly protected while allowing health information to be shared needed.
Accessing HIPAA Training and Submitting Certificate to PDI
This training is offered through UAMS, so some of the information applies particularly for that campus. If you are working with another medical organization, you would obviously follow the rules and procedures for that entity.
Important: This training will not work in all browsers. You may get a pop-up alert that tells you to use Google Chrome 17, Safari 5.1, or Internet Explorer 9 or later, if you are using a non-supported browser.
1. Level 1 Training - All employees need to take only this one
2. HIPAA Required Privacy and Security Training - AHEC Program employees need to take this one
3. Submitting your Certificate of Completion
To submit a copy of your certificate of completion:
Sample of Certificate:
The purpose of this online course is to help all Arkansas Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse. As employees of an institution of higher education with students under the age of 18, we are considered Mandated Reporters. Everyone who suspects child abuse or neglect should call the Arkansas Child Abuse Hotline to make a report, but Mandated Reporters are required by law to do so.
Instructions for accessing the Mandated Reporter Training: (detailed instructions)
Title IX training is available only in Blackboard through the Campus Portal. Locate the “RAPID Training/Title IX” in Blackboard under the heading of "My Courses". Once you open the course, click on the tab for Course Content and then the link for Responsible Authority Proficiency in Incident Disclosure (RAPID). This will open a new window for you to complete the training. When the course is done, it will prompt you to complete a short quiz.
No need to send in anything when completing this training. Completers are pulled from the gradebook at the end of each month and updated in the Training database.
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