In this video, I talk about the importance of continuing education (CEs) and professional development for Community Health Workers. According to The Institute for Health Care Improvement, "CE is a vehicle for spreading best practices and how to improve patient outcomes." Set aside the fact that your employer or state licensing board may require that you pursue CE credits to remain employed or legally allowed to practice your craft. The real benefit of continuing your education -is to advance your career by continuing to doing something that you love and to develop yourself personally and professionally.
If you have no idea on where to start, be sure to download our free CHW Self-Assessment and Career Development Plan below and check out the continuing education opportunities that we have inside Umemba Health Academy.