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Striving for Excellence as a Health Care Educator?
HCEA is currently exploring the feasibility of a national certification for health care educators. To that end, we have begun developing a competency framework. Conversations continue with recognized accrediting organizations to establish this national certification program in the coming year. HCEA will post new information as it becomes available.
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Get Well Network's recent GetConnected conference

 HCEA was well represented at Get Well Network's recent GetConnected conference in May. Board members Carolyn Cutilli and Ann Furey manned HCEA's booth and attended the conference.

Have you been to HCEA's LinkedIn site lately?

If not, you're missing out on a lot of good resources and information pertaining to patient and healthcare education such as:

  • The monthly "Good Read" - a journal article or book of special importance in helping us keep up with our changing healthcare environment
  • Healthcare celebration of the month - honoring those who give of their time and talents to help treat illness and improve health
  • Latest news and discussions of note from our listserves
  • 2017 conference updates

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coming September 6 - 8, 2017
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Brand New Feature!
Check out the new listings for medical illustrations, patient education videos and apps that we've added to the Educational Tools for Our Trade page. Please let us know if you have a favorite resource that you'd like to see listed here.


HCEA Good Read
Fran London has done it again with an updated edition of No Time to Teach: The Essence of Patient and Family Education for Healthcare Providers, published April, 2016. This joins her 2009 edition of No Time to Teach: The Essence of Patient and Family Education for Healthcare Providers, named a 2010 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year. Both books are essential resources for every healthcare provider's bookcase. The books help readers to learn fun, creative ways to assess, educate, coach and document your teaching.Their practical applications and sage advice will help you go from "no time to teach" to "teaching in no time."


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