Kansas City Workshops and Resources

Your Guide to a Rewarding Future

This page provides resources to individuals interested in enriching their careers in health care. Information includes specialized content for programs for clinical faculty, preceptors and mentors along with information on financial aid, career descriptions, career planning guides and schools with programs dedicated to health care professions.


The Kansas City Metropolitan Healthcare Council offers Crucial Learning training classes for employees of our member hospitals. Learning the crucial skills taught in these workshops will deliver immediate, sustainable and measurable change in behaviors. The Crucial Learning strategy for influencing results is to teach high-leverage actions that if used consistently lead to changes in personal and professional performance.

Crucial Conversations

Gain communication skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes topics.

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Crucial Accountability

Learn a step-by-step process to enhance accountability, improve performance and ensure follow-through.

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Getting Things Done

Build a trusted system for tracking and completing ideas and to-dos so you’re free to focus, apply your expertise, and perform to potential.

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Crucial Influence

Crucial Influence teaches leadership skills that are essential for leaders at every level of the organization – from new managers to top executives.

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Upcoming Events

Preceptor Academy

  • April 10 – North Kansas City Hospital, Kansas City REGISTER
  • September 10 – Saint Luke’s Health System, Kansas City REGISTER
  • November 21 & 22 – Virtual REGISTER

Clinical Faculty Academy

  • April 15 & 16 – Virtual REGISTER
  • August 8 & 9 – Rockhurst University, Kansas City REGISTER

For information on more workshops, email Jean Klindt.

Clinical Orientation Manual

The Collegiate Nurse Educators of Greater Kansas City and the Kansas City Area Nurse Executives have jointly developed both a generic clinical orientation agreement and an orientation handbook.

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So you’ve decided to explore the career options available in health care, but you don’t know what’s the best fit for you. Or, you know someone who has the potential to succeed as a health professional but need information to share with him or her. Use this site to explore the many resources dedicated to starting a health care career.

Health Careers: Missouri Hospital Association Resources

Visit the #1 resource for Missouri health careers.

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Health Careers: Kansas Hospital Association Resources

Use the Health Careers Pathways to explore careers

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