Critical Skills

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

You’re already working at the forefront of healthcare, an ever-changing environment continually requiring new practical and interpersonal skills. Now you can expand your impact and build on your experience with new tools to advocate for patients and continue to develop practices centered on the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

Offered at no cost to Californians, Calbright College’s Upskilling for Equitable Health Impacts: DEI program is designed to equip you with new approaches to develop personal, departmental, and organizational practices that will benefit the communities you serve and advance your career.

This two-part program takes approximately 45 hours over 10-12 weeks. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate of competency.

To apply for this program, first use the link below to log in or register for MyEdFund, our new, secure member portal. You can then sign up for the specific program by finding it in the “Available programs” link within MyEdFund.

Critical Skills for Critical Jobs

Education Fund-eligible members have access to thousands of online courses in a wide range of topics and areas. Accessible through Percipio and KP Learn (for Kaiser employees), browse the various online learning modules. Available anytime, anywhere!

Course topics are relevant to today’s workforce needs. They include but are not limited to:

  • Communication
  • Service Excellence
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Team Building
  • Microsoft Office
  • and much more!

How to access:

To apply for this program, first use the link below to log in or register for MyEdFund, our new, secure member portal. You can then sign up for the specific program by finding it in the “Available programs” link within MyEdFund.

Kaiser Permanente Employees

  1. After completing the information on MyEdFund, you will directed to KP Learn.
  2. Enter your NUID.
  3. Enter your password.
  4. Look for “Skillsoft @ KP” and browse classes

All other employees

  1. After completing the information on MyEdFund, you will directed to the Percipio site.
  2. There, enter your Employee ID (omit any leading zeros)
  3. Enter the default password: Welcome1 (case-sensitive)
  4. You will be prompted to change your password and/or add a primary email address.

Telehealth Basics

The Education Fund, in partnership with Portland Community College, is offering an online self-paced telehealth basics training, available at no cost to you! This course is available to all healthcare workers.

Telehealth Basics
Telehealth Basics will teach important skills and knowledge on the following topics: the benefit Telehealth has on patient outcomes, maintaining screen awareness with a professional presence, best practices for cultural sensitivity, and more!

Four main modules to this course:

  • Introduction to Telehealth
  • Foundations of Telehealth
  • Skills needed for success
  • Patient engagement

*Please note that Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are not available for this course (with the exception of Medical Assistants).