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Cinematic Health Education Partners with the Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP) to Provide High Quality Training for CNAs

December 15, 2020 GMT

GREEN BROOK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 15, 2020--

Cinematic Health Education, a national leader in preparing allied health professionals for rewarding healthcare careers, today announced a partnership with the Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP) to deliver high-quality training to Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) providing essential frontline critical care during COVID-19 and beyond. The partnership will offer Cinematic Health Education’s remote-accessible curriculum to H-CAP members, including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, labor unions, and labor-management training partnerships.


“CNAs are critical frontline healthcare workers and need affordable, high-quality training programs that can be accessed safely and immediately,” said H-CAP Senior Program Manager Terri Harkin. “Cinematic Health Education’s story-based approach helps candidates develop a deeper understanding of real-life situations CNAs face everyday, allowing them to succeed in their jobs and throughout their careers.”

Harkin noted that Cinematic Health Education’s curriculum could be accessed by H-CAP partners in 16 states and Washington, DC under preferred terms through H-CAP.

The partnership will provide preferred access to Cinematic Health Education’s curriculum, which features a Hollywood-quality movie that shows CNA candidates how to navigate various real-life situations in residential healthcare facilities. Cinematic Health Education’s remote-learning approach creates flexible options for adult learners, teaches soft skills needed in residential care settings, and boosts passing rates on CNA certification exams.

“H-CAP is a national leader in supporting and training frontline medical workers, and we are very pleased to help them achieve that mission,” said Cinematic Health Education CEO Tim Murray. “Now, more than ever, we need CNAs and allied health professionals to help us address the challenges of a global pandemic and an aging U.S. population.”


Murray noted that the training made available through this partnership is expected to result in higher employee retention rates and employee satisfaction for residential care providers, as well as expanded career opportunities for union members.

About Cinematic Health Education

Cinematic Health Education is dedicated to improving the training of Allied Health Professionals by helping students to learn the content needed for the position they will hold and to teach the soft skills they will need to be successful. With programs like ReadyCNA, Cinematic Health Education provides a unique approach that combines Hollywood-quality film with best in class learning design to engage students on their path to certification and prepare them for the emotional demands and rewards of the allied health professions. The storytelling format ensures learner engagement, accelerates knowledge retention, and delivers a realistic, day-to-day depiction of the challenges and rewards of the job. Clients have found the storytelling approach highly successful for trainees with a wide range of educational backgrounds. CNA training programs using the ReadyCNA curriculum have been approved by regulators in 20 states to date.

About Healthcare Career Advancement Program (H-CAP)

H-CAP is a national labor/management organization that works with employers, unions, and workers to provide top-notch training opportunities and support the healthcare industry at a time of unprecedented change. H-CAP’s industry partnerships span 16 states plus Washington, DC, including more than 1,000 employers and 550,000 workers across every setting of healthcare – from home care, to skilled nursing facilities, to clinics and hospitals. H-CAP partners to build the workforce for quality care, develop quality healthcare training, move front line workers through career pathways to higher-wage occupations, build bridges to increase equity in the healthcare workforce, and support workers, employers, patients, unions and communities.

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