Certificate Programs

Earn a certificate and give your career the attention it deserves. IHA offers certificates designed to help you demonstrate the commitment you’ve made to developing proficiency in your career. IHA's certificate programs can strengthen your expertise and prepare you for the next level. The programs follow rigorous curricula focused on building core knowledge, developing strategic management skills and engaging with patients and co-workers. Achieving a certificate demonstrates to patients, health care organizations and the public that you have met performance standards specific to your role.

Advanced Leadership Academy

Equips hospital leaders who have been on a leadership-succession track with the skills and knowledge to engage in operational factors in their positions.

Leadership Development

Offers a multidimensional leadership approach that helps participants better connect session learning to everyday situations. Small groups also allow a deeper level of networking, problem-solving and confidence by applying lessons learned in real-life scenarios.

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Quality Residency

Give participants the skills needed to enhance quality and safety measures at their facilities. The program included 10 modules, in-person learning, coaching calls, and pre- and post-learning assessments.


Nurse Manager Leadership Workshop

Combines lecture and discussion by Iowa nursing leaders on the topics of fiscal management, human resources, performance improvement, personal and professional accountability, and planning.

Physician Business Leadership

Helps physicians gain the tools to become successful leaders in today’s complex health care environment. Faculty share their expertise about foundational leadership skills, being equipped for health care today and hot topics.

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