Health Care Education Association
is a multi-disciplinary professional organization comprised of health care educators who are committed to improving healthcare outcomes through evidence-based patient, family, consumer, community and staff education, resource development and communications.
We are inclusive of educators from across the continuum of care and our membership represents large and small, rural and urban healthcare facilities. Our focus is geared toward patient, family and consumer health education, including processes, practices, and regulations provided by the full allied health care team. This may include such topics as health literacy, patient engagement, patient-entered care and documentation.
HCEA strives to be the premier organization where health care educators from various disciplines collaborate to support competent health education practices and high quality health care for all.
HCEA Mission: We are an inter-professional organization that advocates for evidence-based health education for patients and consumers. We promote optimal health by working with health care professionals to build knowledge, networks, and partnerships.
HCEA Vision: Improved quality of life for all people through excellence in health care communication, education, and engagement.
HCEA Core Values:
- Life-long learning
- Commitment to excellence