Professional Development & Continuing Education

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Professional Development

Lahey Nurse Researching on the ComputerLahey has developed programs to promote working in the health care profession. As a Lahey nurse, you will have the opportunity to participate in professional development programs that enhance your skill sets and provide exposure to cutting-edge techniques, methodology and research. In addition, Lahey offers unique programs—such as the Nurse Re-Entry Program - that position Lahey as one of the most desirable Massachusetts hospitals for which to work.

Lahey's commitment to attracting people to the nursing profession is so well known that the Clinic has been selected as one of only five sites for the "Nursing Career Ladders Initiative," sponsored by the Boston Private Industry Council. To learn more about Lahey's professional development programs for nurses, please select one of the links below:

Continuing Education

Nursing Professionals Discussion Patient CareAmong our proudest achievements at Lahey are the educational opportunities offered to our staff, which result in state-of-the-art knowledge and compassionate care. Our commitment to lifelong learning and professional development is demonstrated by our provision of on-site advanced nursing degree programs through collaboration with Regis College and U Mass Lowell. In addition, we maintain a partnership with Middlesex Community College to support Lahey Hospital & Medical Center colleagues who wish to pursue a career in nursing.

To learn more about Lahey's continuing education opportunities for nurses, please select one the link below: 

Learning Incentives

Nurse discussing changes in a patient's status with a colleagueBecause Lahey so strongly values educational achievement and advancement, we offer the following educational incentives to our nursing staff:

  • Loan forgiveness
  • Tuition assistance
  • RN Preceptor Incentive Program
  • On-site course offerings

For further information about our educational and professional development initiatives, please contact the Department of Nursing Department at 781-744-8725.