For NHA, August was all about advocating for better futures. NHA had the opportunity to take part in some major industry conferences and panels, each centering around creating advocacy for allied health certification. Read on and discover what we heard at these summer meetings, plus more updates on what’s happening within the healthcare industry.
Industry Credentials Impact on the Skills Gap
One key component of addressing the skills gap revolves around Industry Credentials. Collaboration + Credentials allows for consistency in common standards that validate competencies needed for workplace success. Check out this "call to action" from ACT and ask yourself . . . are you incorporating credentials into your training programs or getting your current staff certified?
Pharm tech advancement was top of mind at the 2017 NACDS TSE
NHA was honored to not only attend, but to participate in multiple industry panel discussions at this summer’s Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) sesssion and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Total Store Expo (NACDS TSE). Both conferences focused on current pharmacy technician workforce topics and the role they play in optimizing care within the pharmacy profession.
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This seemingly simple trait is driving employmnet in the healthcare profession. Curious? Explore the article below to find out what trait it is.
NHA launches new Industry Advocacy webpage
If your goals include:
- Gaining awareness and recognition with local healthcare employers
- Increasing awarenss to promote your graduates as certified healthcare professionals
- The opportunity to increase job placement rates
We have a resource for you!
NHA recently launched a new "industry advocacy" webpage highlighting tools and resources that can help facilitate meaningful conversations with those in the allied health industry.