Education and Trainings


Support your professional development with NICHQ’s array of on-demand and live trainings.

Learning with NICHQ means leveraging field-tested best practices and a one-of-a-kind, continuously expanding network of experts and faculty members. Educational options abound for those interested in gaining improvement knowledge, developing new skills, or learning how to apply evidence-based strategies to topics, such as addressing obesity prevention.

NICHQ’s roster of learnings include free videos and interactive strategy guides as well as fee-based, self-paced training programs and live webinar courses. Below is a sampling of our current live webinar courses and on-demand online learnings. View all of NICHQ’s educational offerings in our learning center. (Note, there is a separate registration process.)

Live Courses and Webinars

Improving Performance on Breastfeeding Measures
Six-month group coaching program starting May 21, 2015
This group coaching program offers hospitals coaching on how to hardwire change to improve perinatal care. Topics include breastfeeding and supplementation policies, measurement and using data to drive change. Learn more >>

Recent live courses and webinars archive:

Improving Care and Outcomes for People with Sickle Cell Disease
December 4, 2014—3 - 4 p.m. EST

Join NICHQ for a webinar that will provide an overview of the newly released congressional report on the outcomes from the federally supported Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program (SCDTDP). View in archive >>

Engaging Leadership in Quality Improvement Work
September 16, 2014—1:30-2:30 p.m. EDT

Join NICHQ for a free webinar about how to effectively engage leadership in quality improvement work. Learn top tips and strategies to gain buy-in that you can start to use immediately. View in archive >>


CAN DO Playbook
An interactive online guide that teaches motivated individuals and teams how to apply evidence-based strategies to address obesity prevention in their community by engaging primary care, public health and community leaders in this work. Learn more >>

Obesity Prevention Advocacy Training
This course is an interactive online advocacy training program that teaches healthcare professionals how to advocate for obesity prevention policies that support healthy, active living for children in their communities. Learn more >>

Strategies for Engaging Partners
In this video series, leadership expert Gwen Webber-McLeod, president and CEO of Gwen Inc., offers her advice on tips for effectively engaging extended partners. Learn more >>

Strategies for Leading Effectively
In this video series, leadership expert Gwen Webber-McLeod, president and CEO of Gwen Inc., offers her advice on the leadership skills needed to effectively tackle any project. Learn more >>


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