Continuing Education & Development

Advance Your Healthcare Career at University

At University Health System, our classes and workshops help you gain valuable hands-on experience. Continuing education can also help you maintain your certification, licensure or get you started on your new career path in healthcare.

Learn more about our continuing education programs in various specialties and health topics.

Maternal-Fetal Medicine Continuing Education

Healthcare professionals are encouraged to advance their training in treatment of high-risk pregnancies through the continuing education program in maternal-fetal medicine. Classes are held throughout the year.

Neonatal Continuing Education

Advance your training in treatment of high-risk infants through courses offered in the continuing education program in neonatal medicine. Classes are held throughout the year.

Rehabilitation Continuing Education

The number one goal of rehabilitation is getting our patients back to their maximum level of fitness, whether due to injury, accident or illness. Stroke, spinal cord injury, congenital deformity and trauma are a few of the areas staff is encouraged to attend continuing education classes in rehabilitation medicine.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Continuing Education

The Center for Learning Excellence at University offers American Heart Association CPR classes for our employees, house staff and volunteers. Healthcare provider, heart saver and instructor courses are offered. Course textbooks are available through the Center for Learning Excellence.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Continuing Education

University Health employees and house staff are encouraged to take the American Heart Association ACLS Provider and Renewal Class.

Best Practices — Organ Tissue Donation Continuing Education

Continuing education for organ tissue donation provides nurses with the critical information about the need for donation, the various organs and tissues used for transplantation, brain death criteria and understanding the importance of contacting the organ or tissue agency early in the process. The crucial role of the nurse in the donation process is brought to light as donor families and recipients share the events of their lives.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Live Audio Conferences

This two-day ASIST workshop is designed for members of all caregiving groups. It’s used to improve caregivers' abilities to intervene until either the immediate danger of suicide is reduced or additional assistance or resources can be accessed.

Live Audio Conferences

Audio conferences on topics ranging from infection control, environmental services’ issues to clinical care focuses, such as diabetes, are held free of charge every month.

Continued Medical Education

UT Health Science Center Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) improves patient care through teaching, research and clinical services.