• The Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals

    Delivering Solutions for Today's Workforce Challenges


    The Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals provides custom healthcare education, research, professional practice tools, and professional development services so you can build and maintain a high-performance healthcare workforce and provide outstanding care in today’s evolving healthcare landscape.

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    Ready to Solve Your Emerging Healthcare Workforce Challenges?

    You may already feel the strain of the staffing challenges brought on by healthcare reform, high levels of retirement, and increased demand from new patients. The Center helps you prepare for and meet the specific challenges and growing needs of your community now and in the future.

    Partnering with The Center Means You Can:

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    1. Build the clinical staff you need for your community.
      Assemble a workforce specific to the populations you serve, equipped with the latest clinical and patient
      engagement competencies.
    2. Create new opportunities for existing staff.
      Implement leadership development and continuing education programs that show your commitment to employees’ professional development, improving retention rates and differentiating you at the time of recruitment.
    3. Meet healthcare’s new staffing demands.
      Establish a pipeline of qualified clinicians to meet today’s workforce challenges — such as patient influx, healthcare worker shortage, turnover, and retirement — to augment your current efforts.
    4. Benefit from proven reliability and experience.
      Partner with The Center, part of AMN Healthcare, and you get the benefit of support and curriculum from highly degreed and recognized industry experts, as well as 30 years of healthcare staffing and workforce development experience. Along with accredited content and the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, AMN has been named one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies by Forbes*.

    Professional Development Services

    Build a highly qualified workforce, better the clinician’s professional career, and improve quality of care with the following programs:

    • Transition to Practice Program provides specialized education through residency and fellowship program models. This program helps you build highly skilled clinicians enculturated into your environment to create the workforce pipeline needed to meet increasing demands.
    • Continuing Education Programs help your staff stay current with our award-winning nursing, pharmacy and allied online and classroom courses.
    • Leadership Development Programs help build and develop leadership and relationship-building skills for effectively leading teams to
      successful outcomes.

    The Center curriculum is created by our highly experienced, credentialed staff, vetted by industry experts, and accredited by ANCC, ACPE, CCMC, CPE Monitor and
    CE Broker.

    Professional Practice Tools

    Assess, benchmark and manage skill levels to ensure your healthcare professionals are in compliance. Tools include:

    • Knowledge assessments
    • Professional portfolio management  
    • Professional communities of practice

    Healthcare Research and Insights

    Be privy to up-to-date best practices as well as present and future trends from data we collect and analyze from thousands of healthcare professionals and leaders in hospitals and health systems across the country. We deliver this valuable information via surveys, reports, and other thought leadership content to enhance the understanding of:

    • Quality client outcomes
    • Future trends
    • Clinical relevancy
     

    2015 Survey of Registered Nurses

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    Survey Projects Dramatic Changes in Nursing Workforce

    Are you prepared for the impending changes in your nursing workforce and the educational aspirations of your staff? The 2015 Survey of Registered Nurses by The Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals forecasts a wave of retirements and transition to part-time work among older nurses. The large-scale loss of experience in nursing portends significant and unforeseen impact on hospitals and other healthcare facilities. At the same time, The survey indicates a very strong desire by nurses to improve their training and education. A larger percentage plan to seek higher degrees compared to those who do not, with a strong interest in advanced practice nursing and emerging roles.

    Read the complete 2015 Survey of Registered Nurses.


    “With the evolving complex health care system and with an aging nursing workforce, it is vital for health care organizations to support novice nurses in their professional development. Our new grad development program in partnership with AMN Healthcare can help achieve that goal.”

    Wilhelmina Manzano, MA, RN, NEA-BC Senior Vice-president & Chief Nursing Officer 
    New York-Presbyterian Hospital & Health Care System



    2016 CNO Academy

    The CNO Academy is a 3-day nurse leadership development retreat for new and aspiring senior nurse executives. Attendees gain actionable insights to help solve the unique challenges facing today’s nurse executives, understand proven strategies and success measures, and build their professional network for guidance and support.


    Resources

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      The Center - Transition to Practice Program
      The Transition to Practice Program provides specialized training through residency and fellowship programs to help create the healthcare workforce pipeline needed to provide quality care now and in the future.
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      The Center - Education Programs
      Delivering Continuing Education programs and Competency Models, The Center for the Advancement of Healthcare Professionals is here to build a healthcare workforce that is prepared to face challenges, today and for the future.
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      The Center - Home Health Fellowship Program
      The Home Health Fellowship Program gives home care organizations the highly trained, fully credentialed clinicians they need to meet patient demands, maintain adequate staffing levels, and satisfy revenue objectives.

    Healthcare Professional Development Meets Innovative Workforce Solutions

    As a reliable healthcare partner, AMN Healthcare fulfills healthcare workforce needs with a comprehensive network of healthcare professionals and innovative workforce solutions such as Managed Services Programs (MSP) and Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO).


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    Request more information by calling (866) 437-5815 or completing our request more information form below. We will get back to you as quickly as possible.

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    * Smith J, “America’s 100 Most Trustworthy Companies,” Forbes, March 18, 2013