A health care organization recognized that staff may wish to pursue a more clinical-focused career path but may lack the time, support, or resources to do so. This session describes a unique opportunity created for staff to pursue a new career path through coverage of tuition and fees with full salary maintained while enrolled in a medical assistant program. Discussion includes the strategy formation for this initiative, the process for identifying program participants, partnership with community stakeholders and collaboration to develop curriculum, program outcomes, key lessons learned, and future planning considerations.
Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information:
Contact hours available until 4/15/2025.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) evaluation. You will be able to print your NCPD certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies (planners, faculty/speakers, reviewers):
Planning Committee Disclosures: There are no Planning Committee disclosures to declare.
Speaker Disclosures: There are no speaker disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support: No commercial support declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN).
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.
Learning Outcome: After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able to describe a strategy to implement a career pathing program for development of future medical assistants.
DNP, RN, NE-BC,
Vice President, Ambulatory Nursing,
Vanderbilt University Medical Center