Area9 Lyceum Blog

What’s the Best Kind of Training for Healthcare Compliance?

Posted by Area9 on Jun 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If, as a chief compliance officer, you’re looking to mitigate risk by training your healthcare staff in compliance issues, you’re probably looking for a type of corporate training that can deliver scalability, a quick method that doesn’t take learners out of the workplace for too long, and the ability to keep learners engaged so their compliance training can help when it’s needed most.

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Topics: Compliance

How Adaptive Learning Software Proves Compliance Training Is Effective

Posted by Area9 on Jun 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Organizations such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Centre for Medicare Services, and legislation such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Food Safety and Traceability Act (FSMA), have created professional standards and training requirements for businesses and institutions. When audited, the onus is on each entity to prove that they have met these specifications.

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Topics: Compliance, Adaptive Learning

How to Offer Your Board an Assured Way to Mitigate Risk

Posted by Area9 on Jun 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When failure is not an option, compliance training must be done right the first time. But what if compliance training could do more than mitigate risk? What if training could teach employees to excel when the stakes are high?

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Topics: Compliance

One Thing a Bank Compliance Officer Should Do to Prepare for an Audit

Posted by Area9 on Jun 1, 2018 9:00:00 AM

You’d think that the training itself would be the most important part of compliance training. In many ways it is. But it might surprise you to learn that often, for a bank compliance officer, detailed reporting of compliance training may be more important than the training itself.

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Topics: Compliance

The Importance of Adaptive Learning in Risk Mitigation for Compliance

Posted by Area9 on May 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Assessments have been critical to successful compliance programs. Regular testing allows businesses to prove to auditors that the proper steps toward risk mitigation are being taken. The fact that Adaptive Learning uses formative assessment (teaching by asking questions throughout the course to assess learner understanding) instead of summative assessment (a post-course test) makes it much more powerful than traditional approaches to compliance training.

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Topics: Compliance

Why Your Risk Mitigation Plan Needs Adaptive Learning to Be Successful

Posted by Area9 on May 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Learning and development training will always play a key role in a risk mitigation plan. In high stakes industries like healthcare or banking, and in industries that require important complex skills like aviation, training is a critical tool to mitigate risk.

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Topics: Compliance

Why E-Learning Alone Won’t Fix the Skills Gap (Adaptive Learning Will)

Posted by Area9 on May 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Millennials are no longer just a small cohort of recent graduates entering the workforce. Many have reached managerial positions and, in some cases, have been working up to a decade beyond their post-secondary education. According to Abacus Data, in 2018 in Canada Millennials will make up the largest cohort in the workforce, making them the most represented of any other age group; also, more Millennials are eligible to vote in Canada than Baby Boomers.

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Topics: Compliance, Corporate E-Learning

Refine Your Employee Onboarding Process for Millennials

Posted by Area9 on May 9, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Because of cultural and economic changes, Millennials are more likely to change jobs frequently, or “job hop,” than older generations - especially in the five years following graduation. Often employers hope or expect that their new hires will stick with them for a long-term period, but that is getting less and less likely.

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Topics: Compliance

Mitigate Risk by Creating Compliance Training Employees Enjoy

Posted by Area9 on May 4, 2018 9:00:00 AM

A compliance officer understands the risks of poor compliance training: lawsuits, litigation, poor workplace safety. You name it. 

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Topics: Compliance

How to Create a Unique Learning Experience Online

Posted by Area9 on Mar 30, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Depending on the school of thought you adhere to you might have heard that there are four, seven, eight, even seventy-one types of learning styles. While experts vary, the general consensus is that there are at least three: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. It’s commonly believed that to provide a unique learning experience, learners must be able to learn within their preferred style. But we’re not so sure.

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Topics: Compliance

When “Just in Case” Is Better Than “Just in Time” Training

Posted by Area9 on Mar 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

“Just in time” training typically means giving people access to content at the moment of need. Google Search delivers just in time content every day. The value is that it provides learning satisfaction at the point of need. So when your staff can’t remember the specifics of a certain regulation, they have access to resources that help them find the answer to their question. Access to content on demand is an invaluable part of a learning strategy, especially when formal training is infrequent or difficult to access.

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Topics: Compliance