CAE Healthcare Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Services

CAE Healthcare Training Needs Analysis (TNA) Services

By Roxanne Blanford

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CAE Healthcare is a proven world leader in delivering comprehensive solutions for simulation-based medical education. This high level of expertise has imbued CAE with an unmatched comprehension into the myriad of critical decisions related to planning, developing and implementing successful training programs. 

CAE has extended the benefit of this expertise to its customers with the construction of its Introductory Training Needs Analysis (TNA) service. This consultative service is adaptable to most any simulation training program and is uniquely designed to save time and money by

  • determining and fulfilling precise needs
  • safeguarding against long-term risk
  • attaining full resource utilization 
  • achieving program sustainability

Discover CAE Healthcare's Custom Simulation Training Solutions

Successful healthcare training depends on a curriculum that has been properly defined to meet the academic, professional, regulatory and legislative requirements. CAE defines curricula through the training needs analysis process, one of the key instructional systems design processes, used to drive the detailed training plan. The training needs analysis is followed by a methods and media analysis which defines the most appropriate media for teaching each element of the curriculum. CAE’s innovative medical and nursing curricula are designed to fully integrate simulation-based healthcare education both for training and for competency assessment.  CAE works with subject matter experts, clinical educators, and systems design specialists to develop the customized curricula to meet each individual customer’s needs."

What is Involved in an Introductory Training Needs Analysis (TNA)*?

  • Site visit with training center stakeholders
  • Detailed training program requirements survey
  • Identification and evaluation of training population and required services
  • Overview of training needs for courses and curriculum, onboarding (staffing/students), residencies, etc. 
  • Analysis of existing facility operations and design; assessment of equipment, maintenance requirements to meet short and long-term objectives*

With knowledgeable subject matter experts (the CAE Healthcare Academy is comprised of an international group of experienced clinical educators, healthcare professionals, technicians, writers, designers, and various adjunct faculty members who are skilled in medical simulation best practices), CAE is uniquely qualified to identify and fulfill essential  deliverables, from initial facility analysis and curriculum design, to staff onboarding and project cost estimates.

An added benefit of a CAE Healthcare TNA is having the dedication of a single contractor to manage the entire project for you -- from initial analysis to ongoing operation. This means you'll never have to worry about managing multiple contracts, or wasting time, energy, and valuable resources.

CAE Healthcare will provide all you need in simulation-based educational resources.


*Please note: The above outlines the components of a basic, introductory training needs analysis. Your ideal solution may differ in scope, availability, and pricing.

Please contact CAE Healthcare  to discuss a TNA that's customized just for you.