Nursing Education

Halifax Health offers hundreds of education and leadership programs to its employees. The following are some of the professional courses we offer:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)

  • Emergency Nurse Pediatrics Course (ENPC)

To inquire about our continuing education opportunities or to register for a specific class, please contact the Medical Library at 386.254.4051, or send an email to medical.library @halifax.org

Clinical Ladder

The Clinical Ladder program was developed by and for registered nurses (RNs) that provide bedside patient care. This ongoing development of professi onal practice provides a system for professional nurses to be recognized for the positive impact on patient outcomes and on the profession of nursing.

Participants are required to place emphasis on evidence based practices, process and culture changes to improve practice, promote patient safety and provide quality care. The program:

  • Recognizes and rewards clinical expertise and clinical excellence

  • Provides incentives to increase and broaden current clinical competence

  • Improves patient outcomes through the professional practice of bedside nursing

Tuition Loan and Reimbursement Programs

Tuition Reimbursement is available to all FT/PT benefit eligible employees. Halifax Health will reimburse the employee for the cost of tuition for successfully completed classes. Eligible employees may be reimbursed up to $1,500 per calendar year.

Tuition Loan is offered to FT/PT benefit eligible employees enrolled in nursing school. Halifax Health will pay for the classes and forgive the amount over a number of years working.

For more information, contact Patricia Earl patricia.earl@halifaxhealth.org.