Education and Training

Our researchers at Healthforce Center examine how health professionals are trained, changing education requirements and drivers, and the impact of various factors on the pipeline of health professionals. 

Publications

Survey of Nurses’ Educational Experiences, 2013

California registered nurses were surveyed to learn their experiences with obtaining post-licensure education, and their interest in pursuing...

The Growth of For-Profit Colleges in California: Impacts on the Health Professions

The growth of for-profit postsecondary institutions in the US has been the focus of several national studies, media reports, and legislative...

Evaluation of a Train-the-Trainer Program for Cultural Competence

OBJECTIVES: To develop, implement, and evaluate the impact of a cultural competence train-the-trainer workshop for pharmacy educators.

The National Landscape of Personal Care Aide Training Standards

This report presents research findings on the national landscape of personal care aide (PCA) training requirements across state Medicaid-funded...

Certified Nursing Assistant Programs in California: A Survey of Community Colleges

Community colleges in California play an important role in providing accessible degree and non-degree education and training programs for a range...