Freeman Health System Professional Development Overview
Freeman Professional Development offers a wide variety of continuing education programs for our staff, healthcare professionals and the community. We have been an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center since 2004. Many of our life support courses are available to the community, whether you’re a lay person or an experienced healthcare professional.
Training areas include basic life support skills such as CPR and first aid, as well as initial and renewal courses for advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS) and pediatric advanced life support (PALS). Our specialty courses designed for healthcare professionals range from basic certifications to advanced licenses in AWHONN, STABLE, NRP, ASLS and TNCC.
We offer a variety of life support programs from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics and Emergency Nurses Association.
Which course is right for you?
Call our Enrollment and Records Specialist today at 417.347.5845 to learn about upcoming courses and enrollment requirements. Courses offered include:
The Freeman job shadowing program enables students and community members to explore healthcare careers by shadowing caregivers. Through the program, members of our medical team share experience, advice and knowledge with participants. Students are encouraged to use their firsthand experiences at Freeman help make decisions about class choices, continuing education and their career.
Participating departments include:
Contact Our Job Shadowing Team
Professional Development Department
932 E. 34th St.
Joplin, MO 64804
Interested in a career in healthcare?
Freeman Health Academy is a program that provides local students the opportunity to have an introduction into the healthcare profession. To better serve our local students seeking out careers in healthcare, Freeman Health Academy will be scheduled during the summer.
Freeman Health Academy is for anyone, age 16 and up, who meets the application requirements and who is interested in a healthcare career.
In conjunction with classes, students will have the opportunity to job shadow in various units throughout the facility. Job shadowing is a chance for applicants to work alongside unit staff and see the everyday operation of various departments within the facility.
Hands-on labs will be offered for participants, as well. These labs will take place at Freeman Health System. Topics for labs may include but are not limited to: dissections, CPR, blood draws, starting IVs, vital signs and assessment techniques.
Seats are limited. Apply today!