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Continuing Professional Development Opportunities

Stormont Vail Health is committed to education: educational programs for future health care professionals, and continuing education for its own staff and others in the health care community.

The organization houses the Baker University School of Nursing on its main campus in Topeka, and has close ties to other area nursing and medical schools. It also provides training experiences to university students in a variety of areas.

Stormont Vail Health also has a well-developed continuing education program for nurses and professional development for providers.

For Health Care Professionals

Our experienced Continuing Professional Development team offers continuing education activities and skills training throughout the year for both Stormont Vail Health team members and other professionals in the health care community. Stormont Vail continuing education opportunities feature experts from within the Stormont Vail system, along with regional and national experts.

Live educational opportunities include symposia, workshops and other educational series accredited for:

  • Physician
  • Nursing and APRN
  • Social Work
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • EMS

For current continuing education opportunities, click here. For more information, contact Nancy Stous at (785) 357-2820 or

Skills Training

Health care professional skills training opportunities include:

  • AHA Training Center (BLS, ACLS, PALS)
  • AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring
  • AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring
  • Basic Dysrhythmia
  • NRP
  • S.T.A.B.L.E.
  • 12 Lead EKG Interpretation
  • LPN IV Therapy
  • Simulation Lab Courses

For more information, call (785) 354-5321 or email

Trauma Education

As a Level II Trauma Center, we provide a variety of education training, including:


The Pharmacy Residency Program

The Stormont Vail Health PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program is a one-year training program offering a broad range of pharmacy practice experience. Our mission is to provide our residents with experiences that develop the knowledge, skills, and values they need to support excellent pharmaceutical care for the patients they serve during their residency and throughout their careers.

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