Past CHAHEC Nursing Programs

Accelerated RN Program - Hartwick College - Program specifically for pre-licensure, transfer students pursuing a Baccalaureate degree in nursing. It provides a means of accelerating nursing education for qualified students who will subsequently enter the RN workforce ahead of students pursuing the traditional four year Baccalaureate degree. Through this program, students have a unique opportunity for educational mobility and is a particularly attractive option to those students who are changing careers.

Accelerated Nursing Degree Program - Ellenville Regional Hospital

Certified Nurse Aides & LPN Training - Ulster Office of Employment & Training – Catskill Hudson AHEC supplement funds for training CNAs and LPNs to provide an opportunity for youth to explore health fields and to maintain a continuing education pathway for those already involved in the healthcare field.

Critical Care Conference - Bassett Healthcare – An annual conference featuring national level speakers. These educators will touch on subjects that are important to nurses in all areas of the hospital setting. Offers CE Credits.

Dialysis Nurse Teaching Day - Bassett Healthcare - A one-day, continuing education conference targeting nurses caring for dialysis patients.

Expanding Nursing Education Program - Columbia Greene Community College

Healthcare Provider Advocate Program - Otsego School of Practical Nursing – Catskill Hudson AHEC provides funding for this 10-month, full-time, intensive curriculum, enabling students to continue full-time employment and keep their work studies at an acceptable level for graduation.

Nursing Clinical Preceptor Program - Bassett Hospital of Schoharie County - Clinical Preceptor program development to serve the educational needs of Bassett Hospital Nurses and community organizations that are seeking involvement in healthcare professions.

Nursing Continuing Education Program - Bassett Healthcare

Nursing Opportunities Program - Sullivan County Center for Workforce Development - Provides a Certified Nurse Aide prep course, state certification exam and job placement to students currently enrolled in BOCES part-time LPN Program. This program will assist local healthcare facilities fill their need for CNAs and will provide the LPN students with continuing education as well as instill a good basis for enhancing basic nursing skills.

Nursing Summit - Catskill Hudson AHEC

Palliative Care Certification - Bassett Healthcare - A program to assist in eliminating National Certification barriers for groups of Nursing Staff members, including RN, LPN & Nursing Assistant.

Partnership for Nursing Opportunities Program - Bassett Healthcare

RN Competency Program - Sullivan County Public Health Services - Expand training & competencies to LPNs and Home Health Aids.

RN Mentoring/Staff Development Program - Mid-Hudson Family Health Institute - A program focusing on nursing recruitment, education, technology, data and patient abandonment in an effort to reduce nurse shortage trend and improve stability.

RN Mobility Program - Bassett Healthcare

RN Refresher Course - Bassett Healthcare - Continuing Education and professional support program for health professionals, designed to encourage nurses to return to the nursing practice.

RN Training Program - Ellenville Regional Hospital – Catskill Hudson AHEC funded tuition assistance for an Ellenville Regional Hospital employee to enter the RN Program at Ulster County Community College. This student completed her RN certification and will remain at Ellenville Regional Hospital after she completes the 4 semesters of nursing.

Safety By Design - Upstate New York Nursing Staff Development Organization (UNYNSDO) - Catskill Hudson AHEC provided sponsorship for this informative day of discussion, case presentation scenarios and practical applications for creating and maintaining a culture of safety because, now, more than ever, facilities need to know how to create and maintain a culture of safety.