Bouvé Center for Professional and Continuing Education

Bouvé Center for Professional and Continuing Education

At Northeastern’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences we promote continuous professional development opportunities — in your clinical, community, or leadership roles.

We strive to provide you excellent innovative and interdisciplinary professional education to address current and emerging needs in the field of health. Our programs provide high-quality opportunities for advanced knowledge and skill acquisition (or re-acquisition), to ensure you are in tune with the rapid advances and innovations of healthcare today and tomorrow. We offer both credit and non-credit courses and programs.

Our Educational Opportunities

Our courses range from one day seminars to semester-long learning programs and are:

  • Rigorously grounded in the most recent disciplinary knowledge and developed with our expert faculty
  • Designed to be flexible to work with your time constraints
  • Specialized and interprofessional
  • Timely and can be offered as soon as a need is identified
  • Adaptable to meet the needs of particular organizations

Credit-Bearing Certificates

Patient Safety

The Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety gives you the knowledge and practical skills you’ll need to design safer systems of care and promote a culture of safety in your workplace. Whether you’re a clinician, healthcare administrator or leader, knowing the most up-to-date patient safety practices and policies is a win-win for everyone.

Professional Certificates

Social Determinants of Health

The Social Determinants of Health Certificate meets the growing demand for health professionals to understand the fundamental mechanisms that shape how society impacts individual peoples’ health. Whether you’re a nurse, social worker, first responder, physician or other health professional, understanding the roots of inequity will bring clarity and empathy to your work.

Workshop Series

First Responder Resilience and Behavioral Health

The First Responder Resilience and Behavioral Health Workshop Series teaches you the skills you need to support people at a time of crisis. You will create a personal coping plan and learn how to engage in active and practical resilience building to help you manage long-term exposure to the trauma and stress of the work you do.

Credit-Bearing Certificates

Applied Behavioral Analysis

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavioral Analysis covers in-depth topics such as conditional reinforcement, motivational influences on behavior, and errorless teaching procedures. If you already have a Master’s degree and are seeking to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), this is the program for you.

Professional Certificates

Telehealth

The Professional Certificate in Telehealth provides you with advanced training in core areas including health informatics, artificial intelligence, virtual communications and delivery, immersive media, virtual team management and much more. Whether a clinician or leader your will reap the benefits of developing these key skills for today’s healthcare practices.

Workshop Series

The School Nurse Virtual Leadership Series

The School Nurse Virtual Leadership Series provides school nurse leaders and administrators with a comprehensive set of tools to strengthen your confidence, values and competencies to improve student health and achievement.

Credit-Bearing Certificates

PATIENT SAFETY

The Graduate Certificate in Patient Safety gives you the knowledge and practical skills you’ll need to design safer systems of care and promote a culture of safety in your workplace. Whether you’re a clinician, healthcare administrator or leader, knowing the most up-to-date patient safety practices and policies is a win-win for everyone.

  • Total of 12 credits — 4 courses
  • Prerequisite is a bachelor’s degree
  • Fully online and flexible
  • Part-time or full-time
  • Can lead to certification through the Institute of Healthcare Improvement

Professional Certificates

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

The Social Determinants of Health Certificate meets the growing demand for health professionals to understand the fundamental mechanisms that shape how society impacts individual peoples’ health. Whether you’re a nurse, social worker, counselor, therapist, first responder, physical therapist, physician or other health professional, understanding the roots of inequity will bring clarity and empathy to your work.

  • Total of 120 contact hours — 6 modules
  • Approved for nursing contact hours; in progress for CME approval and Social Work hours.
  • Could lead to a Badge from Northeastern University
  • Corporate or group sections are available
  • Fall 2022 semester is now open for enrollment

Workshop Series

FIRST RESPONDER RESILIENCE AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

The First Responder Resilience and Behavioral Health Workshop Series teaches you the skills you need to support people at a time of crisis. You will create a personal coping plan and learn how to engage in active and practical resilience building to help you manage long-term exposure to the trauma and stress of the work you do.

  • Workshop 1: Managing long-term exposure to trauma and stress
  • Workshop 2: Behavioral health support for yourself and other when crisis happens
  • Workshop 3: Anticipate, plan, deter: Building a personal coping plan

Credit-Bearing Certificates

APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis covers in-depth topics such as conditional reinforcement, motivational influences on behavior, and errorless teaching procedures. If you already have a Master’s degree and are seeking to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), this is the course for you.

  • Total of 21 credits — 7 courses across 3 semesters
  • Prerequisite is a Master’s degree in psychology or related field
  • Fully online and flexible
  • Preparation for taking the exam for Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Includes supervised clinical hours/practicum

Professional Certificates

TELEHEALTH

The Professional Certificate in Telehealth provides you with advanced training in core areas including health informatics artificial intelligence, virtual communications and delivery, immersive media, virtual team management and much more. Whether a clinician or leader you will reap the benefits of developing these key skills for today’s healthcare practices.

  • Total of 90 contact hours — 9 modules
  • Approved for nursing contact hours and CME
  • Could lead to a Badge from Northeastern University
  • Available for individual learner registration as well as for corporate groups

Workshop Series

SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

The School Nurse Virtual Leadership Series provides school nurse leaders and administrators with a comprehensive set of tools to strengthen confidence, values, and competencies to improve student health and achievement.

  • Year-long series
  • 40 contact hours
  • Non-credit
  • Completion will result in Northeastern University Badge

SAVE THE DATE

AUG 20, 2020

A View from the Frontlines of Post-COVID Rehabilitation

With Dr. Kristin Curry Greenwood, Dr. Emily Zimmerman, and alumni Kristin Dunn and Kellie Bedoni

Got Questions?

Grace Maggio — Graduate Ambassador, Northeastern
Please reach out to

Ruth Ann Murray
Assistant Dean for Graduate and Workforce Development Programs
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