HCEA Welcomes You!
Nominate a deserving educator for the
"HCEA Healthcare Educators Spotlight" Awards TODAY!
The Health Care Education Association (HCEA) is seeking nominations for its "Healthcare Educators Spotlight" awards, which recognize and celebrate significant achievements in the field of healthcare education. Recipients will be honored at the HCEA conference in September 2017 and their work will be highlighted on the HCEA website and in an E-Blast.
Awards have been established in the following categories:
• Jean W. Raines Distinguished Service Award
• Excellence in Practice Award - Professional
• Excellence in Practice Award - Patient/
• Outstanding Research Award
The deadline for nominations is June 9, 2017.
Click here to learn more about these awards.
Click here to submit a nomination. (PDF) - also available in Word .docx
Please contact Sandy Cornett, PhD, RN at
We Need Your Help: Volunteers Needed to Develop Patient Education Practice Guidelines
The Health Care Education Association (HCEA) is developing clinical practice guidelines to advance the delivery of efficient and effective health education for patients and their families. Designed for patient educators, these guidelines will include evidence-based best practices for optimizing patient care through education.
HCEA will work on select components of guideline development:
• Review of the literature
• Evaluation and synthesis of the evidence
• Development of evidence-based guidelines
We are looking for volunteers with skills in the following areas:
• Project management
• Database management
• Practice guideline development
• Library Sciences (MLS)
To learn more and how to sign up, please click here
for the next HCEA Conference
coming September 6-8, 2017
in Salt Lake City, Utah
HCEA is excited to announce the 2017 conference, "Reaching New Heights in Patient Powered Care", being held in Salt Lake City, UT September 6 - 8, 2017.
This year's theme focuses on how educators can empower patients and families while they navigate through the ever changing health care environment.
We encourage you to present at the 2017 conference to an audience of patient educators, staff educators and other professional peers, gain exposure of your work and advance your career. Share your patient education innovative ideas, quality improvement initiatives and research!
Schedule at a Glance
Letter to HCEA Vendors
HCEA "Healthcare Educators Spotlight" Award
(Deadline for nominations is June 9, 2017.)
Click here for information about joining or renewing your HCEA membership.
For questions about joining HCEA or renewing your membership, please contact us at
HCEAadmin@hcea-info.org or 1-608-441-1054.
The Board of Directors wants and needs to hear from you! Where do YOU want HCEA to go in the future?
How can HCEA add value to YOUR professional life?
What changes would YOU like HCEA to make?
Please feel free to contact any of our Board members.
Click here for contact information.