CHAHEC Continuing Education Programs

Nursing Summit - Catskill Hudson AHEC
The Nursing Summit has provided an educational forum for the nursing profession since 2005, presenting timely issues to strengthen the nurse workforce.  If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive information about future Nursing Summits, please email your request and contact information to Kathy Doyle at

Emergency Responder Leadership Academy - Catskill Hudson AHEC
The Emergency Responder Leadership Academy, developed and presented by Catskill Hudson AHEC since 2005, provides an educational forum for the leadership of our region's emergency services. This program targets professional development in Emergency Service management, administration, supervision, public relations, budgeting and other areas that are critical to every emergency services long-term success.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive information about future programs, please email your request to Kathy Doyle at

Health Professions Seminars - Catskill Hudson AHEC *New*
In 2016, Catskill Hudson AHEC will introduce Health Professions Seminars; a continuing education series for Health Providers.  These annual educational forums will incorporate highly relevant topics surrounding the health professions with instruction by experts in the field. 

Annual Critical Care Conference - Bassett Healthcare
This program is designed for registered nurses and other healthcare providers in acute and critical care who care for patients at the end of life. For additional information on the Critical Care Conference, please contact Martha Twichell, MD, RN, CCRN at (607)-547-6319.

Annual Cardiovascular Teaching Day - Twin County Medical Associates
Catskill Hudson AHEC collaborates with Twin County Medical Associates, Columbia Memorial Hospital and the Columbia County Medical Society for the Annual CardiovascularTeaching Day. The objective of this successful educational program is to meet the healthcare needs of patients with cardiovascular related diseases. For additional information, please contact Debbie Chaikowski at (518) 697-8117.

Career Fitness - Catskill Hudson AHEC
The Career Fitness program is a series of four (4) training modules: Service Excellence, Assisting Customers with Disabilities, Communication, and Conflict Resolution. The program kit includes instructor training manual, slide presentation CD, tool kit (for individual and group learning activities), and employee/learner handbook. Individual program modules offer flexibility with succession/order of presentation and may be presented as lectures or self-learning modules.