The Learning Academy delivers a unique portfolio of fee-based educational offerings designed and led by Vizient experts. Build your skills, capability and confidence by engaging alongside your peers in these inter-professional programs.
Overview of programs
These offerings are available to all Vizient members and, in many cases, open to non-Vizient organizations. Vizient members are eligible for preferred pricing. These programs are organized into five key focus areas:
- accreditation and regulatory
- analytics and insights
- leadership and governance
- pharmacy practice
- quality, safety and reliability
- spend management and clinical-supply integration
Review our Course Catalog to learn more about the Learning Academy offerings.
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Healthcare professionals can earn continuing education credits through most of our Learning Academy programs. In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. Vizient also now awards continuing education to support the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality through the National Association for Healthcare Quality.
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2023-2024 educational and professional development opportunities
See our course catalog for more detail, including schedule, registration and pricing. Offerings open to non-Vizient members are marked with an asterisk.
|Accreditation and Regulatory|
|Accreditation Professional Orientation Certification Program
Apr. 23-26 and Aug. 13-16, 2024
|Accreditation professionals new to the field or other leaders with accreditation oversight for their department or area||Registration coming soon|
|Advanced Accreditation Series
Jan. 22, Feb. 26, Mar. 25, May 20, June 24, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28, Dec. 9, 2024
|Accreditation professionals or those with responsibilities for accreditation and regulatory oversight||Registration coming soon|
|Annual Accreditation and Regulatory Update*
Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2023
|Accreditation leaders, clinicians, quality, safety, and risk professionals
|Fundamental Accreditation Series (on-demand)||Accreditation leaders, clinicians, quality, safety, and risk professionals
||Coming in late 2023|
|Analytics and Insights|
Analyst Certificate Program
|Vizient members with data analysis as a primary job function. Participants should be a proficient user of at least one Vizient data and analytics solution and have a minimum of six months experience.||Application submission
closed for Fall 2023
|Data Visualization Workshop*
Oct. 11-12, 2023
July 31-Aug. 1
Oct. 3-4, 2024
|Anyone who regularly presents data, with a desire to improve their visualization skills and ability to communicate their message with greater impact.
Register for Oct. 2023
|Vizient members with expertise in data science who desire to utilize their unique skills and contextual knowledge to transform data into actionable insights. The ideal candidate is a proficient user of the Vizient Clinical Data Base, has completed the Vizient Analyst Certificate Program and brings at least five years’ experience in healthcare.||2024 dates TBD|
|Leadership and Governance|
|The Evolving Nurse Manager Program
June-Nov. (program is closed for 2023)
Mar. 26, Apr. 23, May 21, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27, 2024
|New and aspiring nurse managers, nurse leaders and executives||2024 registration coming soon|
|Trustee Education Offering||Chief executive officers with their board chairs, committee chairs and trustees||Coming in 2024|
|Practical Pharmacy Sterile Compounding
Training Program (on-demand)
|Pharmacy technicians and pharmacists||TBD|
|Quality, Safety and Reliability
|The Fundamentals of Performance Improvement||Novice clinical or operational staff that have the potential and opportunity to participate in performance improvement||Coming in 2024|
|Performance Improvement Training Workshop*
Nov. 7-9, 2023
2024 dates TBD
|Performance improvement professionals, quality leaders, process owners and organizational leaders
||Register for Nov. 2023|
|Spend Management and Clinical-Supply Integration|
|Nurses, physicians, clinical-supply integration and value analysis teams, contracting and supply chain staff||Register|
|Spend Management Operations Learning Series
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|Supply chain staff, team leaders and supervisors with less than three years of service in their current role. Those newly associated, transitioning or have a general interest in supply chain in both the clinical acute and non-acute areas.||Registration coming soon|
*Indicates registration is open to non-Vizient organizations
The Vizient Learning Academy empowers excellence by delivering healthcare learning experiences to advance individual and organizational performance.
Tremendous thanks to Vizient staff, instructors, and coaches for teaching me how to better utilize Vizient's vast data repositories to parse signals from noise and hone in on clinical improvement opportunities so that we can deliver more effective patient care!