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Health Professions Continuing Education Courses

Dementia Strategies: An Interprofessional Approach

This interprofessional, interactive and hands-on program, presented by experts in the field of dementia care, will provide attendees an opportunity to learn and practice strategies for working with persons with dementia. The program will provide health and human service professionals with evidence-based knowledge, skills and a unique hands-on experience to support people living with dementia and their care partners. In addition, evidence-based supporting resources will be provided to all participants.


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Attachment-Based Family Therapy Introductory Workshop

ABFT is the only manualized, empirically informed family therapy model specifically designed to target family and individual processes associated with adolescent suicide and depression. ABFT emerges from interpersonal theories that suggest adolescent depression and suicide can be precipitated, exacerbated or buffered against by the quality of interpersonal relationships in families. It is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model that aims to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild an emotionally protective, secure-based parent-child relationship.

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Certificate in Simulation

This weeklong intensive immersion course provides participants theory and hands-on training with leading-edge simulation skills using state-of-the-art computerized manikins (Human Patient Simulators, or HPS) and patient actors, also known as standardized patients (SP). Programming covers a broad spectrum – from design and implementation of scenarios to setting up and running a simulation center. Participants completing the weeklong course will earn a Drexel University “Certificate in Simulation.”

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Immersion in Simulation

This program will provide the essential information a nurse educator would need to incorporate simulation in a curriculum or a clinical setting. Simulation techniques for both the Human Patient Simulator and Standardized Patients will be presented. Debriefing techniques and moulage are also included.

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Simulation Review for Certification

The theoretical and practical realms of various simulation techniques are presented as well as a review of the competencies for educators working in simulation. Strategies and challenges with simulation will also be presented.

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Colposcopy Training for Women's Health Practitioners - A State of the Art Course in Cervical and Lower Genital Tract Pathology

Drexel’s Comprehensive Colposcopy Training Course for Women’s Health Practitioners is the expert resource in cervical and lower genital tract pathology. Participants will be exposed to a premier panel of speakers who offer the most current information, reliable guidance, and state-of-the-art hands-on experience for all aspects of colposcopy.

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The Art and Science of Moulage

This half day hands on program will cover: The basics of moulage & building reality; Manikins and Makeup: Moulage for Human Patient Simulator (HPS); Actors to Makeup: Moulage for Standardized Patients (SP); FX Basics: Creating Your Own Reality; and Clean up and Restoration.

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Attachment-Based Family Therapy Introductory 3-Part Webinar Series

ABFT is the only manualized, empirically informed family therapy model specifically designed to target family and individual processes associated with adolescent suicide and depression. ABFT emerges from interpersonal theories that suggest adolescent depression and suicide can be precipitated, exacerbated or buffered against by the quality of interpersonal relationships in families. It is a trust-based, emotion-focused psychotherapy model that aims to repair interpersonal ruptures and rebuild an emotionally protective, secure-based parent-child relationship. 

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Raising the Bar Series

The Raising the Bar Series provides current information on various technologies that can be used to engage the learner along with best practices for the educator.

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Physician Assistant Board Review Course On Demand

Drexel’s Physician Assistant Board Review Course On Demand invites PA’s Physician Assistants preparing for recertification, as well as recent graduates, the preparation needed for Physician Assistant National Recertification Examination and the overall improvement of medical knowledge recall.

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Attachment-Based Family Therapy Advanced Workshop

The Advanced Workshop is appropriate for those who have attended the full Attachment Based Family Therapy Introductory 3-day workshop in the past. The Advanced Workshop will further develop the skills of therapists who have started using ABFT with their clients. The advanced training is a follow-up, intensive, workshop with some didactic presentations. Participants will learn about the use of emotion-focused skills in the context of ABFT as well as discuss and explore person of the therapist issues impacting one’s work. During the advanced training, a certified ABFT trainer provides supervision via live supervision (when possible), and role-play. In preparation for the training, we ask therapists to think about their biggest challenges in utilizing ABFT with families in Tasks 1-5. We can arrange live supervision for those therapists local to Philadelphia when possible.


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