Health Care

Where leading meets healing.

Health care professionals

As an institution with more than 125 years in health care, Creighton offers health care organizations top-notch employee training opportunities. Physicians and clinicians can benefit from our leadership programming, which will equip them to fill the need for leaders in clinical and administrative settings. Executive education programs are designed with your employee’s experience and schedules in mind.

Creighton University has also been offering emergency medical systems training and degree programs since 1974. Programs include courses such as a paramedic certification and other introductory and continuing education opportunities. 

Courses and degree programs in negotiation and conflict resolution are also popular among health organizations. Additionally, our courses on grant writing can help your employees learn the essentials, including key terminology and writing techniques.

Emergency Medical Services

Creighton University’s cutting-edge Emergency Medical Services training gives your employees the knowledge and skills they need to succeed as paramedics or other health care professionals.

Creighton University has been educating medical professionals for over 100 years. We celebrate the success of 40 years of EMS education and 20 years of our Bachelor of Science in EMS. Our comprehensive program includes an online Master of Science in EMS, an Associate degree in EMS, and Paramedic and Critical Care Paramedic Certificates.

    Training and Certification Opportunities:

    • Creighton University EMS Continuing Education
    • American Heart Association Courses
    • Critical Care Paramedic
    • EMS Management
    • EMS Instructor
    • EMS Instructor Refresher
    • EMT
    • HeartCode ACLS
    • HeartCode BLS
    • Paramedic
    • Paramedic Certification for Healthcare Providers
    • Pre-Hospital Care (EMT) for Nurses

    Learn more and enroll.

    Top Pass Rates

    Our pass rates consistently exceed the national average—a testament to the quality of our innovative EMS programs and our extraordinary, industry-experienced faculty. Contact us to start a custom training plan for your employees.

    Creighton University EMS Education is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions.

    Leaders

    Emerging Leaders

    This annual one-day symposium features nationally recognized healthcare executives and experts.

    Physician Leadership Education

    Today’s health care clinicians work in an increasingly complex environment. Work with us to put together a customized training program to help your team advance their skills. Our programming can cover topics such as:

    • Executive leadership       
    • Healthcare strategy                                                   
    • Quality and performance improvement    
    • Evidence-based decision making                
    • Change management    
    • Health care finance
    • Data analytics

     

    Healthcare Management Certificate

    The Healthcare Management Graduate Certificate can help pave the way for participants to become a leader in the business side of health care. Courses in the program will equip them with the knowledge and skills they’ll need.

    Healthcare Leadership Dinner Series

    The Healthcare Leadership Dinner Series is a quarterly series of events designed to equip physicians and health care executives as leaders and foster networking and connection in our local healthcare community. Check here for upcoming events.

    Women in Health Care

    This series of opportunities for physicians and other advanced clinicians, nurse leaders, and non-clinician executives includes several events, such as: 

    • Annual one-day symposium, featuring nationally recognized health care leaders and content experts
    • Popular “Wine + Learning” event series featuring local thought leaders in various topic areas, including
      • Strengths-based leadership
      • Negotiation and conflict resolution
      • Finance
      • Investing
      • Leadership development
      • Executive coaching

    For more information, or to sign up a group, contact:

    Laurie K. Baedke, FACHE, FACMPE, Director of Healthcare Leadership Programs; Program Director, Executive MBA in Healthcare Management
    office: 402.280.4948
    cell: 402.680.3311
    LaurieBaedke [at] creighton [dot] edu

    Executive Education for Health Care

    Executive Healthcare MBA

    The Executive Healthcare MBA offers a flexible, accessible, credible and relevant graduate degree. Participants will join a rich, multidisciplinary cohort in a learning environment that combines online and residency-based experiences and coursework. 

     

    Executive Fellowship in Healthcare Management

    The Executive Fellowship in Healthcare Management is an executive education, non-degree program best suited for experienced physicians or other advanced clinicians, mid-career healthcare executives, or healthcare entrepreneurs who wish to increase their business acumen or expand their leadership knowledge.

    Introduction to Collaborative Care

    If you want to train a team in the basics of collaborative care, this is the place to start. Creighton University is a national leader in interprofessional education—a team-based approach to care drawing upon the shared knowledge of health care professionals to deliver better overall patient care. The collaborative care approach represents the future of clinical care. The method provides enhanced care for patients, decreases costs and increases efficiency for health care systems.

    Programs Designed for Your Team

    Ensure that your team adapts and excels in this new model of care with training from The Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER), the catalyst for interprofessional education and practice for Creighton University and CHI Health, our primary academic health partner. 

    Our interactive and customizable programs include:

    • Workflow transformation consultation
    • Model review
    • Reimbursement opportunities
    • Metrics planning
    • Assessments
    • Accreditation for academic health care education
    • Team development and training
    • Psychological safety workshops


    For more information, email CIPER [at] creighton [dot] edu or call 402.280.4141.

    Training for Non-Creighton Students
    Creighton offers Introduction to Collaborative Care (IPE 500W) for non-Creighton students. The online, self-paced course provides a basic introduction to the concepts of interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) for non-Creighton health professions students. The course is designed to be .5 credits or 8 contact hours.

    Students receive an introduction to:

    • Core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice 
    • Roles and responsibilities of health care providers on the team
    • Health care team development and dynamics

    The course is integrated with cases for application and knowledge growth. Anyone wishing to collaborate with Creighton to offer this course to students in their institution can email CIPER [at] creighton [dot] edu or call 402.280.4141.

    Continuing Education

    CIPER also offers self-paced online training courses that focus on core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice. Learn more about Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: What You Need to Know (IPE 003) and Introduction to Collaborative Car for Educators and Clinicians (IPE 004).

    Joint Accredited Provider

    Creighton University’s Health Sciences Continuing Education holds joint accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education and the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the first university to receive this accreditation.