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 interprofessional 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
  • quality, safety and reliability
  • spend management and clinical-supply integration

Review our Course Catalog to learn more about the remaining Learning Academy offerings.

Review our Learning Academy Course Catalog to learn more about the Vizient Learning Academy and the current collection of offerings.

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Continuing education

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 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.

Offering Key audiences Registration
Accreditation and Regulatory

Accreditation Professional Orientation Certificate Program
Apr. 18-21
Aug. 15-18

Accreditation leaders, clinicians, quality, safety, and risk professionals engaged in accreditation and
or regulatory compliance
Coming soon
Annual Accreditation and Regulatory Update*
Oct. 31-Nov. 2
Accreditation leaders, clinicians, quality, safety, and risk professionals
Coming soon 
Analytics and Insights  

Analyst Certificate Program
Spring: Mar. 7-May 3
Summer: June 6-Aug. 2

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. Coming soon
Data Visualization Workshop
Mar. 1-2 
Anyone who regularly presents data, with a desire to improve their visualization skills and ability to communicate their message with greater impact.
Coming soon

Healthcare Data Science Advanced Program
Sep. 12-Dec. 11

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. Coming soon
Leadership and Governance    
The Evolving Nurse Manager Program
May 22, June 27, July 25, Aug. 22, Sep. 26, Oct. 24
New and aspiring nurse managers, nurse leaders and executives Coming soon
Quality, Safety and Reliability
Creating a Path for Progressive CDI Programs:
Learning Series 2022 (on-demand)
Clinical Documentation Improvement (CDI) professionals, coding professionals, nursing and quality professionals, as well as physician advisors for CDI

Safety, Reliability and Management Systems Workshop 2.0
Executing and Sustaining through Crises*
Oct. (TBD)

Physician and nurse executives, clinical leaders, quality, safety, and risk professionals, process improvement leaders and anyone engaged in leading safety Coming soon
Performance Improvement Training Workshop*
May (TBD) 
Performance improvement professionals, quality leaders, process owners and organizational leaders
Coming soon
Spend Management and Clinical-Supply Integration  

Clinical Supply Integration Learning Series*
Nov. 8, 2022 (on-demand)
Mar. 14, June 6, Sep. 12

Nurses, physicians, clinical-supply integration and value analysis teams, contracting and supply chain staff Register

Spend Management Institute
May (TBD)

New and aspiring supply chain professionals
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.

Thank you so much for today — this was an incredible workshop. I told my colleagues I don't recall the last time I learned this much from a conference/workshop/ seminar. Well done! 

Vizient member participant April 2021