Nursing Competency

USE REMOTE LEARNING FOR HOME HEALTH COMPETENCIES

  • Outsource your initial onboarding and/or annual Skilled Nursing competency to Amity Healthcare Group and achieve regulatory compliance with competency requirements by participating in competency conducted in conformance with CMS requirements and Accrediting Organizations’ (ACHC, CHAP, JCAHO) guidelines.
  • Enroll in our nursing competency program and take advantage of the following:
    • Easily accessible Zoom video conferencing (accessible from any device or location)
    • Live instructor-led skills session
    • Live interaction/ Q&A with a clinical instructor
    • Skills demonstration by a qualified clinical instructor
    • Written knowledge assessment
    • CEUs

How Does Our Competency Program Work?

Step #1: Online Registration

Follow simple steps to register for your virtual competency:

  • Select the competency course from the drop-down menu below
  • Click on the REGISTER button
  • Select date and time of the competency
  • Click on “Tickets”
  • Complete checkout

Note:  if your agency subscribes to our competency program, the agency will be issued a unique access code that will allow to bypass payment at the time of registration (contractual agreement is required for this feature).

Step #2: Attend your Scheduled Competency

Upon completion of registration, each participant will receive a Zoom link to log in for a competency on a scheduled day and time.

Note: Assure that the device that you are using to access Zoom conference supports sound and video.

During the competency, you should expect the following:

  • Instructor-led lecture (review of home health documentation (OASIS, POC), patient assessment, education, skills, etc.)
  • Observation of clinical skills demonstrated by clinical instructor. Skills will include PICC line care, wound vac, IV administration, etc.)
  • Written skills/knowledge validation (exam)
  • CEU certificate
  • Instructor’s feedback and completion of competency assessment form

Note: Home Health Agency’s management will receive a copy of the CEU certificate as well as Competency Assessment form and a copy of the written exam for each attendee.

Frequently Asked Questions

Home Health skilled nurses providing direct patient care should participate in this program. This program is developed for both, initial onboarding and annual skilled nursing competencies.
We recommend for the Agency’s administrative team (Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Educator, etc.) to complete registration for nursing competency (initial onboarding and/or annual) on behalf of your staff members. However, individual registration is also welcome for staff who is interested in refreshing or improving their skills.
We accept all credit cards for payment.
No, the contract is not required. However, if you are interested in utilizing the program long term and would like to bypass payment at registration and be invoiced once a month based on the number of participants from your particular agency, you can sign the contract with Amity Healthcare Group. If you do sign the contract, you will be issued a unique access code to manage your Agency’s participants.
To participate in the competency, you will need to have reliable internet, a device with a working camera (built-in or stand-alone) as well a working microphone, and speakers. You will also be prompted to download Zoom to your device if you have not done so before.
Yes, the program is accessible from any location with access to the internet.
Yes, Amity Healthcare Group awards CEUs for the competency session.
Yes, you will be able to interact with your instructor and ask questions during the competency session.
If your written exam score is below 70%, our Clinical Instructor will reach out to you individually, via your email, after the session is complete for additional debriefing and feedback.
Yes, at this time, Amity Healthcare Group provides in-person competency in Denver, Colorado. For more information, please go to https://amityhealthcaregroup.com/services/nursing-competencies/
Feel free to contact us by phone at 303-690-2749 or email us at ig@amityhealthcaregroup.com any time.

Learn More about Skilled Nursing Competency

Contact us today for additional information.

Outsource your nursing competency to Amity Healthcare Group, LLC!

Amity Healthcare Group will conduct initial onboarding and/or annual Skilled Nursing competency for your organization and will assist you with achieving regulatory compliance with competency requirements. Competencies will be conducted in conformance with CMS requirements, as well as state and accrediting organizations’ guidelines.

The competency will be based on the care/services provided by skilled nurses (RNs, LPNs) and will include direct observation of skills in a skill lab setting, validation of skills, lectures, situational analysis/case studies, and knowledge-based written and/or oral examination. The competency will be provided by a qualified instructor (RN) in collaboration with other professionals, as may be appropriate. Amity Healthcare Group is offering individual and group competencies.

Upon completion of the competency, your agency will receive a copy of the certificate of completion, written exam, and skills assessment for each skilled nurse who attended the competency. An additional report including a summary of all activities associated with the competency process and recommendations based on observations and interaction with personnel will be available to the agencies participating in group competencies.

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Skilled Nursing Competency

$155.00

The following tasks will be evaluated through validation of skills, situational analysis/case studies, and knowledge-based written and/or oral examination.

  • Ability to process paperwork and associated tasks related to home health admission process, care coordination, and documentation.
  • Ability to obtain and document appropriate history/assessment for patients and provide skilled nursing procedures in the following categories:
  • Pulmonary system
  • Cardiovascular system
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As we provide in-person competencies during COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, we implemented all necessary precautions and are equipped to practice six foot social distancing and limit our class size to do so. We practice COVID-19 screenings and provide hand washing/sanitizing stations. Masks/face coverings are required at all times.

When:

Call 303-690-2749 to schedule your skilled nursing initial onboarding or annual competency (minimum 2 attendees per session) or for inquiries regarding group competencies or nursing skills lab rental.

Where:

5600 S Quebec St, Unit 109A
Greenwood Village, CO
80111, USA

Frequently Asked Questions

Home Health skilled nurses providing direct patient care should participate in this program. This program is developed for both, initial onboarding and annual skilled nursing competencies.
We recommend for the Agency’s administrative team (Clinical Supervisor, Clinical Educator, etc.) to complete registration for nursing competency (initial onboarding and/or annual) on behalf of your staff members. However, individual registration is also welcome for staff who is interested in refreshing or improving their skills.
We accept all credit cards for payment.
No, the contract is not required. However, if you are interested in utilizing the program long term and would like to bypass payment at registration and be invoiced once a month based on the number of participants from your particular agency, you can sign the contract with Amity Healthcare Group. If you do sign the contract, you will be issued a unique access code to manage your Agency’s participants.
To participate in the competency, you will need to have reliable internet, a device with a working camera (built-in or stand-alone) as well a working microphone, and speakers. You will also be prompted to download Zoom to your device if you have not done so before.
Yes, the program is accessible from any location with access to the internet.
Yes, Amity Healthcare Group awards CEUs for the competency session.
Yes, you will be able to interact with your instructor and ask questions during the competency session.
If your written exam score is below 70%, our Clinical Instructor will reach out to you individually, via your email, after the session is complete for additional debriefing and feedback.
Yes, at this time, Amity Healthcare Group provides in-person competency in Denver, Colorado. For more information, please go to https://amityhealthcaregroup.com/services/nursing-competencies/
Feel free to contact us by phone at 303-690-2749 or email us at ig@amityhealthcaregroup.com any time.

Learn More about In Person Nursing Competency

Contact us today for additional information.