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Executive and Continuing Education

Edson College provides outstanding learner-centered executive and continuing education to interdisciplinary health professionals on a wide variety of health topics. 

Academy of Lactation Programs

The Academy of Lactation Programs offers online, non-credit lactation courses ideal for learning and advancing skills to work with childbearing women and their families, or to become a certified lactation consultant. This program meets part of the requirements for the qualifying exam of the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). 

Health Policy Academy

The Health Policy Academy (HPA) is designed to help decode and demystify the world of health policy. Participants in this program, regardless of past experience or training, will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the health policy sphere. Learn about the policy concerns underlying current issues, the political framework surrounding them, and how to navigate the two as an effective advocate.

Certificate in Health Innovation Leadership 

Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Thunderbird School of Global Management have partnered to offer an online, non-credit certificate program for health professionals interested in continuing their education as innovative leaders.

Aging and Elder Care Courses

Edson College offers free, online learning modules designed to improve health care of aging adults and support caregivers. Topics include healthy aging, geriatric syndromes, and Alzheimer’s disease. The modules are designed for health professionals, social workers, allied health professionals, family and friend caregivers. The information provided may also be of interest to the general public.

Fundamentals of Healthcare for Veterans 

The goal of Fundamentals of Healthcare for Veterans is to increase specialized knowledge and competence of healthcare providers in the treatment and care of veterans and military families by educating them in fundamental concepts, knowledge, and skills needed to address the unique healthcare needs of veterans. Continuing education contact hours will be awarded through ASU’s Office of Interprofessional Continuing Health Education.

International Health Certificate
(In development)

Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Thunderbird School of Global Management have partnered to develop an online, non-credit program around International Health, which includes a business management/ leadership component. This program will be competency-based, and will focus on filling gaps in traditional training for healthcare professionals who find themselves transitioning into higher-level leadership roles on the international/global level.