Imagine a world where finding a qualified healthcare professional feels like searching for a unicorn. That's the stark reality we face if we don't address the looming healthcare workforce shortage. By 2026, the U.S. healthcare workforce faces a gap of 3.2 milliondirect care professionals.
Solving this problem will require creativity and partnership as we’ve never seen before. But amidst this challenge, there's always hope. It shines in the classrooms of dedicated educators, in the innovative programs bridging the gapbetween education and careers, and in the unwavering commitment of trusted certification and learning solution providers like us, NHA.
Here are three ways that partnering with NHA will help you, your students and the healthcare industry as a whole.
- February 1, 2024 |
- National Healthcareer Association
At its core, Career and Technical Education (CTE) prepares students to enter the workforce job-ready in growing fields such as healthcare. The reality is that CTE goes far beyond this one goal, providing pathways for upward mobility into many professions that do not require a four-year college degree. Today, CTE health science programs exist across the U.S. in urban, rural and suburban settings, providing both high school students and adult learners with access to specialized technical training.
- May 6, 2020 |
- Laura Flynn, Director of Career and Technical Education at National Healthcareer Association