Are you Digitally Fluent? New training program is available now! Read the course information below and Register.
Being Digitally Fluent means being comfortable working in a digital environment. It means adapting to and embracing
new technologies and knowing where to go for help when you need it. To be digitally fluent as an organization we must have
a common language to understand basic concepts in technology. Digital fluency is important because technology is more and
more embedded in the way we provide care to our members. At KP we need to enhance these critical skills so that when change
happens we are ready and able to change with it.
The Digital Fluency course is a learning platform which should take 4-6 hours to complete.
This online course is organized into four (4) modules:
Module 1: Consumer Engagement and Communication Module 2: Using digital devices to support care anywhere Module 3: Power of Data Module 4: Digital tools for career development and resilience
By participating in this course, you will:
Get an early start on learning about the role of digital technology in healthcare
Learn how Kaiser is using digital technology to help our members and patients
Become aware of learning resources available to you now to hone your digital fluency skills
Help continuously improve the Digital Fluency couse with your feedback.
Receive a Certificate of Completion
You will need access to a computer with internet – you can also take this course on a laptop and smartphone.
Possess anywhere in a range of computer skills from very basic to more advanced skills.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How long will this training take? A: This online course has 4 modules and can be completed in 4 to 6 hours.
Q: Do I get a Certificate? A: Yes, you will receive a certificate upon completion of the program. This program does not provide certification.
Q: How will I prepare for taking the online course? A: You will receive instructions on how to take the course, how to provide feedback
and how to get technical support if needed.
Q: Is this training Mandatory? A: No, but as technology becomes more prevalent in the health care field KP employees will benefit from strengthening their digital skill and staying competitive for the jobs of the future.
Q: Will I get paid for this training or time off? A: We encourage you to discuss these questions with your manager, as Ed Leave or training hours will be up to their discretion. Upper Management is aware of this program as it is one of Kaiser Permanente's Critical Skills.
If you have more questions about the pilot or how to sign up please contact:
BHMT@kp.org or 844.377.7849 for BHMT eligible employees