Do you ever feel like you’re constantly playing catch-up when it comes to in-service training and education? There’s always something new to learn, and it can be tough to stay on top of it all. This blog post will discuss some common challenges and offer solutions to help you overcome them.
Why is in-service training necessary?
The definition of in-service training is “any educational activity designed to maintain, improve, or expand the professional skills and knowledge of agency services personnel.” Agencies need to provide in-service training on a regular basis so that they can provide the skills required for quality care.
Showd.me asked agencies what challenges they face with in-service training.
Here are the results:
What challenges do agencies face with in-service training?
55% – Excessive follow up needed to get caregivers to complete on time
One of the most common challenges agencies face is getting caregivers to complete their training on time. This can be a difficult task, as many caregivers have busy schedules and may not have the time to complete the training right away.
52% – Administrative burdens of rolling out training (either on-site, live video, or online provider)
Another common challenge is the administrative burden that comes with rolling out training. This can include everything from setting up the training to ensuring that all employees have the necessary materials.
49% – Getting caregivers to adopt new technology to complete training
With the ever-changing landscape of technology, it can be challenging to keep up with the latest trends and get caregivers to adopt new methods of completing training.
41% – Tracking completions and keeping compliance reports up to date
Another common challenge is tracking completions and keeping compliance reports up to date. This can be a time-consuming task, but there are a few ways to make it easier.
27% – Providing training in multiple languages
Another challenge that agencies face is translating training into multiple languages.
26% – Keeping up with training requirements in my state
One of the challenges agencies face is keeping up with ever-changing training requirements in their state or jurisdiction.
23% – COVID restrictions / concerns
With the outbreak of COVID-19, it’s become difficult for agencies to offer face-to-face training activities.
Showd.me solutions for in-service training
In-service training is an integral part of keeping agency staff up-to-date on their field’s latest information and developments. By understanding the common challenges that agencies face, you can find solutions to help make the process easier.
One way to ease the administrative burden of providing in-service training is to use showd.me, an online COVID-safe provider that offers a variety of courses and can handle all of the administrative tasks for you.
Showd.me offers real-time reporting to see at a glance which employees have completed their training.
Because showd.me also handles everything to do with compliance, you can be sure that your agency is always up-to-date on the latest training requirements.
Showd.me also offers the ability to provide training in multiple languages, making it easier for agencies to reach every employee.
Finally, with showd.me, caregivers find it easy to access and complete their workplace training. This is because our platform is mobile-friendly and can be accessed from any device with an internet connection.
By using showd.me, you can overcome many of the common challenges that agencies face with in-service training.
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