course Sec – Hospital Security General Certification

Hospital Security General Certification

The hospital security environment is challenging and continues to evolve as does most areas of private protective services.
The Hospital Security General Certification program is designed to educate the student on protection of life and property, personal conduct, customer service, patient rights, restraints, liability, arrests and searches, HIPAA, and numerous other areas of the hospital/medical facility security officer’s duties and responsibilities.
The curriculum is also designed to provide officer safety techniques, lower liability and risk management concerns while enhancing the career of the student.

12 Week Program
Includes Audio-Video and Tabletop Training

Areas include:

  • Security Services in the Healthcare Organization
  • Customer Relations: Public, Employee, and Labor Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Patrol Procedures and Techniques
  • Security Interactions in Various Situations
  • Risk Reduction: Restraints, Self-protection, and Defense
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Crime Scenes
  • Interview and Investigation
  • Report Writing
  • Use of Force
  • Judicial Process, Courtroom Procedures, and Testimony


  • Pharmacy: Physical Security, Narcotics, and Dangerous Drugs
  • Emergency and Behavioral Units
  • Medical Records and HIPAA
  • Disasters-Emergency Response
  • Integration and Use of Physical Security and Access Control Systems
  • Identity Theft –Fraud
  • Basic Officer Safety
  • Fire Prevention, Control, and Response
  • Terrorism
  • Bomb Threat Response Planning
  • Civil Disturbances
  • Violence Issues: Domestic, Workplace, and Hostage Situations
  • Criminal and Civil Law

Prerequisite: None
Study Method: On-line/classroom
Program Length: 12 weeks

Payment Options Are Available

This course provides general training for:

Hospital security personnel

Medical facility protection staff

Mental health facility security officers

Public safety -private police officers

General medical facilities security

This program is available:

On campus