Professional Development

  • Tuition Assistance – Arkansas Children's provides assistance to employees for completing educational degrees and professional certifications.
  • Leadership Development - Arkansas Children's promotes leadership development through the offering of Achieve Global, DDI and ACH developed training modules. These modules focus on competency development in seven key areas: Leading, Standards and Accountability, Planning and Decision Making, Communication, Developing People, Managing Relationships, and External Awareness, and Performance Management. 
  • ACH E - Learning Programs - CHEX is an on- line educational tool, which provides information, courses and continuing education opportunities for Arkansas Children's employees. The CHEX system is used to standardize information that is pertinent to pediatric care and services and is shared by 31 member Children’s Hospitals. In addition to using courses developed by the CHEX instructional design team, Arkansas Children's staff use Macromedia software to design and develop hospital-specific modules that are housed in the CHEX Learning Management System. CHEX modules that are specific to our hospital and its operations include: HIPAA Security, Compensation Practices, Providing a Drug Free Workplace, Employee Relations, QI Practices, and Principles Governing Research at ACHRI. Today, Arkansas Children's has a robust online course catalog with over 200 computer based training courses available for staff development.