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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

5 CE Credits

Series focusing on accessible and inclusive lactation education through one comprehensive 95-hour course or three component courses: Fundamentals of Human Lactation, Communication and Counseling for Lactation Consultants, and Advanced Human Lactation.

  • The curriculum meets the clinical competencies for the Practice of International Board Certification Lactation Consultants.
  • Audience: Aspiring lactation consultants and those eager to add breastfeeding support to their professional practice.
 

Health Policy Academy

Self-guided program that educates health professionals about the policy concerns underlying current issues, the political framework surrounding them and how to be an effective advocate.
  • Program offered as either a 45-hour, fully-online module or a 3-week course with a 3-day immersion at the state capitol.
  • Audience: Health professionals wishing to gain experience in the policy or advocacy space.
 

Certificate in Health Innovation Leadership 

12 CE Credits

Series of four modules designed for health management professionals who want to learn how to develop an innovation strategy that aligns with their organization’s goals.

  • Emphasizes systems thinking in complex environments, advanced innovation concepts and principles, and how to be future-ready for disruptive innovations.
  • Audience: Health management professionals who want to learn how to develop an innovation strategy that aligns with their organization’s goals.
 

Fundamentals of Healthcare for Veterans 

45 CE Credits

Series of eight modules promoting the delivery of ethical, quality and safe care for veteran, military patients and their families.

  • This certification is recognized by the American Psychological Association, the Association of Social Work Boards, and Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
  • Audience: Community medical and mental health care providers
 

Learning Together: Teamwork Toolkit for the Clinical Learning Environment

Series of seven modules that develop essential knowledge skills and tools for building an optimal interprofessional Clinical Learning Environment.

  • Audience: Health professions students and clinicians

 

 

Foundations of Clinical Research Management

Offering three 45 hour courses as a bundle or as independent courses, providing a strong foundation on Ethics in Research, FDA Regulations for Human Subject Research and Clinical Research Operations.
  • Audience: Working professional for recertification and Clinical research management masters potential degree candidates.
 

Lactation Clinical Internship

Internship opportunity offering 530 hours of clinical experience, split into three sections: Observation of IBCLC Mentor and Skills lab, Transition to Clinical Practice, and Supervised Independent Practice.
  • The curriculum meets the supervised clinical internship requirement for the Practice of International Board Certification Lactation Consultants.
  • Audience: Aspiring lactation consultants and those eager to add breastfeeding support to their professional practice.
 

Introduction to Adult ICU Nursing and Mechanical Ventilation

Free

Series of eight modules introducing non-ICU nurses to the ICU setting.

  • Focuses on care of the critically ill and mechanically ventilated patient, as well as management of shock, titratable IV drips and more.
  • Audience: This course intends to introduce non-ICU nurses to the ICU setting.