The Northern Illinois Healthcare Education Network (NIHEN) is your best source for certification preparation classes, management development classes, and charge nurse development. Our live classroom setting provides for an engaging and interactive experience, using real life examples to apply knowledge. NIHEN participants have found significant improvement in their skills and confidence in their roles through their classroom experience. And our certification participants have achieved passing rates well above the national average.

In addition to our regular course curriculum, NIHEN offers customized skill-building programs that have helped hundreds of managers and staff members create an environment that develops and retains employees by building on the basic concepts of trust, respect, and open communication.

If you’d like to arrange customized classes on site at your organization, or if you have ideas about classes we don’t currently offer, we’d love to hear them. And if you'd like to know when a class is going to be scheduled, jusk ask. Contact Rosemary Homer at