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
  • leadership and governance
  • performance improvement
  • pharmacy practice
  • spend management

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

At Vizient, we provide services and resources to help you stay on top of the constant changes coming from healthcare accreditation organizations. Learn how our accreditation consulting services can help your organization.

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

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The content was delivered in a professional manner and the speakers were very knowledgeable and engaging.
Program participantFall 2023

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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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.

Offering Key audiences Registration
Accreditation and Regulatory
Accreditation Professional Orientation Certification Program*
Apr. 23-26 and Aug. 13-16
Accreditation professionals new to the field or other leaders with accreditation oversight for their department or area Contact
to be notified when registration is available
Advanced Accreditation Series*
Jan. 22, Feb. 26, Mar. 25, May 20, June 24, July 22, Aug. 26, Sept. 23, Oct. 28, Dec. 9
Accreditation professionals or those with responsibilities for accreditation and regulatory oversight Contact
to register your organization
Annual Accreditation and Regulatory Update*
Nov. 5-7
Accreditation leaders, clinicians, quality, safety, and risk professionals
to be notified when registration is available
Fundamental Accreditation Series* (on-demand)  Accreditation leaders, clinicians, quality, safety, and risk professionals
to register your organization
Leadership and Governance
The Evolving Nurse Manager Program
Mar. 26, Apr. 23, May 21, June 25, July 23, Aug. 27
New and aspiring nurse managers, nurse leaders and executives Contact
to be notified when registration is available
Trustee Education Offering Chief executive officers with their board chairs, committee chairs and trustees Contact
to register your organization
Performance Improvement
The Fundamentals of Performance Improvement
Dates TBD
Novice clinical or operational staff who have the potential and opportunity to participate in performance improvement Contact
to be notified when registration is available
Performance Improvement Training Workshop
Dates TBD
Quality leaders, performance improvement professionals, process owners and organizational leaders Contact
to be notified when registration is available
Pharmacy practice
Practical Pharmacy Sterile Compounding
Training Program (on-demand)
Pharmacy technicians and pharmacists Contact
to register
Spend Management
Spend Management Operations Learning Series
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 Contact
to be notified when registration is available

*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!

Vizient member participant November 2022