Medical Safety
Medical Safety Professional Development 

Continuing Education and Training

Working as a professional in healthcare, you know you
cannot afford to become complacent. 

New medical technologies, systems, and processes are constantly introduced into the physical environment, and they often bring with them a whole new set of hazards. 

As a result, you know you must work hard to: 

  • Stay proficient in detecting new safety and health risks within the physical environment
  • Keep current with changes in laws and regulations and in technologically advanced safeguards for protecting people from harm and equipment and property from loss.

The following organizations provide professionals, such as yourself, many opportunities to improve your knowledge and skills through collaboration with other professionals working in healthcare and attendance at annual conferences, seminars, and workshops:

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  An investment in knowledge
pays the best interest.
Benjamin Franklin

Government Resources:

  •  Federal Emergency Management Agency external link icon
  •  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) external link icon
  •  U.S. Army Public Health Command
    • Physical Environment Essentials for MTF Personnel:
      The course is geared to military and civilians who are responsible for one or more of the Physical Environment Programs. This includes: Safety Managers/ Security Officers/ Facility Managers/ Safety Committee Members/ Emergency Management Coordinators/ Environmental Science/ Engineering Officers/ Industrial Hygienists/ Hazardous Waste Coordinators and Medical Equipment Repairers.                                                      
      Dates will be posted when a new course is scheduled.  Apply here

Non-Government Resources:


  • Army Civilian Training, Education and Development System (ACTEDS): 
    The ACTEDS is a competency-based system that identifies education and training requirements for Army Safety and Health Specialists. 
    Safety and health professionals can access the CP-12 ACTEDS Training Program core competencies at:    CP-12 Core Competencies external link icon

Professional Certification

Achieving your professional certification demonstrates to your employer and colleagues you are working at the highest level of your profession. 

In addition, certification is an acknowledgement of your academic achievements and years of professional experience. 

The following list of certification boards are directly linked to the healthcare industry. 
                                                                                                                      Professionals who are interested in reaching the top of their potential and becoming all they can be should contact their respective certification board today to learn more about the certification process.

Non-Government Resources:





Whatever the mind of man can
conceive and believe, it can achieve.
W. Clement Stone