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Virtual Classroom

Continuing education courses are available to you.
Anytime, anywhere.

Norton Healthcare, through Norton University, wants to serve as a resource for our regional partners by providing essential skills training for nonclinical employees and leadership development opportunities for hospital administration staff.

In addition, Norton Healthcare is pleased to offer our affiliated community hospitals free and convenient access to required continuing medical education (CME) courses and continuing education units (CEUs) through a service called Swank Healthcare. By creating a personalized ID, your employees will have access to an online course catalog containing more than 400 educational sessions and e-learning tools. We also provide on-site instructors and opportunities to attend professional development seminars where your employees can connect with other not-for-profit organizations.

All courses are accredited by state and national agencies including, but not limited to, the American College of Healthcare Executives, American Health Information Management Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center and American Council on Pharmaceutical Education.

To log on to the Swank Healthcare tool, go to To learn more about our educational opportunities, contact a Norton Healthcare regional physician relations manager:

Meredith Klapheke
(502) 415-4083

Melissa Peklenk
(502) 777-1611

Learning opportunities available to affiliate hospitals:
Swank Healthcare
Swank courses are now available! Complete course material, print certificates of completion and receive CME and CEU credits for applicable courses.

Click here to log on

Norton University: LMS courses
Norton Healthcare's Learning Management System (LMS) helps learners navigate a variety of educational opportunities. For more information about registering for our online courses, contact Donna Poole at (502) 629-8989 or

Norton University: Leadership Development
Click here to access leadership development coursework available through Norton University. Topics include Leadership Onboarding, Emotional Intelligence and How to be a Remarkable Leader. For more information about registering for these on-site courses, contact Debbie Klausing at (502) 629-4676 or

Norton Healthcare leadership conferences
Affiliate hospital leadership teams are invited to attend the morning motivational sessions and lunch at each of our quarterly leadership conferences. These meetings include nationally renowned speakers and entertainment. They are a great opportunity to network with peers and hone management/leadership skills. For more information, contact Al Cornish at (502) 629-8412 or

Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Through Norton Healthcare, the board of trustees and senior leadership of our affiliate hospitals have access to news and information, best practices, professional development and hands-on consultation — all designed to meet the needs of regional nonprofit organizations. For more information, contact Al Cornish at (502) 629-8412 or

On-site facilitators and educators
Norton Healthcare is committed to providing a variety of learning opportunities throughout its facilities to promote knowledge of health care topics, medical systems, administrative technologies and more. For more information about our on-site facilitators and educators, contact Al Cornish at (502) 629-8412 or

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