Education

Alice Peck Day is committed to the growth and development of our employees. We offer onsite educational opportunities and community partnerships with local schools and colleges. Our membership in the Dartmouth Health system provides additional local and regional educational opportunities.

Clinical training opportunities

Our unit based clinical education team provides training, support, and guidance for clinical staff. Offerings include:

  • Lifesaving certifications onsite at no cost to staff: BLS, ACLS, PALS
  • Mobile simulation experience for scenario based learning
  • Interdisciplinary unit based practice council
  • Nurses improving care for health system elders (NICHE) program
  • Transition to Practice specialized orientation for health care professionals transitioning from long term care setting to acute care setting
  • Professional development with continuing education credit: preceptor training, charge nurse training, departmental specialty certification
  • Partnership with local high schools and vocational technology programs to offer job shadowing and internships
  • Sponsorship into entry level clinical health care positions through the Workforce Readiness Institute
  • RN and LPN residency:
    • 12 month personalized learning plan tailored to provide unique onboarding experience, includes:
      • 3 months of clinical orientation with preceptor guidance and dedicated education days for case studies, mobile simulation, and interactive skills
      • 9 months of transition-to-practice with preceptor support, dedicated classroom education with simulation, pathology, pharmacology, and APD specific scenario training integrated with policies and EMR
      • Quality improvement project with a team focus to achieve Yellow Belt certification by the end of residency

Leadership training opportunities

APD understands that effective leadership requires both adaptive and technical skills. Emerging and current leaders at APD have access to training through Dartmouth Health to enhance the depth and breadth of their adaptive, emotional, and social intelligence competencies. Learn more at the links below.