The Husson Institute for Continuing Health Education Programming is the new authority for innovative continuing education and professional development for today’s workforce. With the launch of our new site, we are happy to announce our initial calendar of events.

Our Vision

Husson University has established the Husson Institute for Continuing Health Education Programming (HI-CHEP) to positively impact the health and wellness of Maine's citizens by providing continuing education to the health care providers of the state through a continuum of pre-professional to post-professional  programming.


Our Mission

The mission of the Husson Institute for Continuing Health Education Programming (HI-CHEP) is to promote the highest standard of health for the diverse peoples who live, work, and play in rural Maine. By targeting the continuing education needs of rural health professionals, HI-CHEP will enhance the health and wellness of Maine citizens, through inter-professional approaches to meet the following goals:

  • Address the continuing education and professional development needs of health professionals of central, eastern and northern Maine
  • Collaborate with practice organizations to bridge the gap between evidence-based education and best practices
  • Integrate research methods and findings for advancement of health professional performance
  • Engender collaboration and inter-professional team-based practice among health professionals
  • Act as a resource and conduit for community health education
  • Address health disparities in delivery of care
  • Address quality of life issues pertinent to Healthy People 2020

Programming‚Ä® Our Institute Provides

  • Quality instructional content design based on current needs assessment
  • Interdisciplinary collaborative continuing education programs
  • Clinically relevant, evidence-based approved continuing education programs to meet the varied needs of health care providers in Maine
  • Professional excellence and clinical expertise in faculty with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes
  • Innovative, interactive multimedia delivery formats based on effective learning strategies
  • Consultation for design and development of continuing education tailored to specific needs