Continuing Education

 

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Family Home Care partners with the Institute for Professional Care Education, an online database of qualified courses. All new hires who work in Washington state or who have a Washington license that requires continuing education will be automatically enrolled into IPCed upon hire. To help pay for the service, employees will see $1.75 deducted from their paycheck per pay period. This is a huge cost savings in comparison to seeking external continuing education. However, you can opt out if you would like by completing the opt in/opt out form on the employee portal. If you chose to opt out, it will be in effect for 1 year. Non-Washington licensed employees can still gain access to IPCed by completing the opt-in form. 

Getting Started:

1)     Go to https://training.ipced.com/familyhomecare/TrainingPlan

2)     Login

User name is your firstname.lastname  (i.e. jane.smith)

Password is dependent on your branch:

Spokane: 123spokane

Palouse: 123palouse

North Idaho: 123idaho

Tri-cities: 123tricities

Boise: 123boise

3)    This will take you to your Home and Training tabs page (upper right corner of screen)

4)    You can get to the classes from the Home tab by clicking on Training box.  OR you can select the Training tab in the upper right hand corner.

5)    Find the course you would like to take and select Launch to complete.  EASY!  Once completed you can, for your records, print or save the certificate using the printer icon next to the completed course on the Training page; FHC will have record of the completed course through the system.

***Download adobe presenter from the internet for your PC to play the videos.  For tablets, go into your app store and install the adobe presenter app!***

*** If you are having issues with this process call tech support number at 800-321-1727, press 3***

CE requirements:

Washington State requires 12 CE units by your date of birth every year for any NAR/NAC/HCA working in Home Care, AFH, or ALF.  If you do not meet the requirements by your birthday, your schedule will be cleared until CE’s are completed so that we stay compliant with State Regulations. 

Printable Instructions are here:

Continuing ED training handout Spokane.docx

Continuing ED training handout Boise.docx

Continuing ED training handout Palouse.docx

Continuing ED training handout North Idaho.docx

Continuing ED training handout Tri-Cities.docx