A good education is like a savings account; the more you put into it, the richer you are. ~ Author Unknown
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Welcome to Your Professional Development Center!
AHE continues to bring environmental services leaders the best educational programs and resources available. Offering informative facilitated and self-paced online courses, timely and relevant webinars, and place-based, instructor-led conference programs, AHE is very pleased to serve as your ever-informed, always available partner in professional development. We’re here to guide your path to success. And we’ve got the educational tools and resources to equip you to exceed your highest learning goals and career aspirations!
These tools and resources include online courses, webinars and face-to-face sessions. In addition, AHE researches hot topics and emerging trends to bring you useable and valuable job aids, tool-kits and printed materials designed to help you learn, enhance your leadership skills and jump-start your professional development.
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Take a quick virtual tour >>View<< the AHE Learner Community Orientation video
Infection Prevention - Recommended Programs: Essentials of Infection Prevention and Environmental Hygiene, Foundations for Success in Environmental Services Management, Certificate of Mastery In Infection Prevention.
Environmental Sanitation - Recommended Programs: Essentials of Infection Prevention and Environmental Hygiene, Foundations for Success in Environmental Services Management.
Waste Management - Recommended Program: Foundations for Success in Environmental Services Management
Textiles, Linen and Laundry - Recommended Program: Principles of Effective Linen Management
Regulatory Compliance - Recommended Programs: Foundations for Success in Environmental Services Management; Essentials of Infection Prevention and Environmental Hygiene; Ultimate Scores for the Ultimate Patient Experience
Need Professional Development resources that can help you build your career? AHE's certificate and certification programs advance expertise and training capabilities, which can help establish or broaden your role as a professional leader in Environmental Services and Infection prevention.
Looking to advance your career? Explore the world of environmental services. Click here to checkout career opportunities.
The ultimate outcome of well-planned contuing professional development is that it safeguards patients and the community-at-large, as well as your facility, yourself, and your career.
Additionally, continuing professional development is important because it ensures that you continue to be competent and relevant in your profession. It’s an ongoing process that continues throughout your professional career. In fact, continuing professional development by way of online learning, certification programs, and certificate-based programs is increasingly seen as an essential step for professionals throughout their career, regardless of previous college education.
Learning Never Stops
You're already a leader within your facility, and that's a great accomplishment. But does that mean that your days of learning and professional development are over? No! Stay up-to-date or you might find yourself out-of-touch and lagging behind colleagues.
Keeping up with the environmental services profession may seem to be just one more thing to add to your To-Do List, but there are important benefits. First, you'll make better decisions, and you'll spot threats and opportunities early on. Secondly, you’ll build expertise, which will earn you the trust and respect of the people around you. How can you keep up? By catching up on industry articles.
Historically leadership has been seen as straightforward--a skill that could be easily learned. Today, leadership is recognized as being more complex and more complicated. To help assist you on your road to greater leadership, AHE brings you videos about succesful leadership.
NEW ARTICLE! Click the 'View Article' above to see the latest industry article.
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association is the professional organization of choice for professionals responsible for caring for the patient and resident care environment across all care settings; including hospitals, long term care, continuing care retirement communities and ambulatory care. AHE represents, defines, and advances over 2,000 professionals working to ensure quality outcomes and healthy communities.