Continuing Education

Professional Development for Healthcare Practitioners Workshops


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • On-Campus Day - Your course activity is done in-person Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • On-Campus Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done in-person on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Day - Your course activity is done online Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Online Evening/Weekend - Your course activity is done online on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online Flexible Delivery - Your course activity is not scheduled and therefore you can determine when to do the coursework.
  • Both On-Campus and Virtual - Some of your coursework will be in-person, on campus and some will be done online.

NAIT's Professional Development for Healthcare Practitioners Workshops combine theoretical learning with practical, hands-on learning in a NAIT lab.

NAIT's small classes foster an environment of personalized learning, with abundant opportunities for you to hone your practical skills. Our workshops appeal to students from a diverse range of occupations including healthcare and provide individuals with professional development opportunities.

Whether you are interested in learning the basics of intravenous (IV) insertion, drawing blood and blood-borne pathogens or learning how to provide support to someone experiencing a mental health crisis, our diverse professional development workshops can help you grow as a healthcare professional.  

Once you successfully complete a healthcare workshop, you will receive a letter of achievement that may make you more attractive to potential employers or open doors to career advancement. 

In the case of our Mental Health First Aid course, we will issue you a certificate from the Mental Health Commission of Canada upon your successful completion of the course.   

The courses offered will help individuals further their understanding and knowledge in different components within their scope of practice. The lessons learned and letter of achievement and/or certificate may help you obtain the job of your dreams or advance your career. 

Students enrolling in the healthcare workshops, with the exception of Mental Health First Aid, must be currently employed as a healthcare professional or medical researcher or work for a healthcare insurance company.