Welcome to CHAD
College of Health and Allied Development was established in January 2013 and began operations in April, 2014. College of Health and Allied Development welcomed our first students in July, 2014 with the RN to BSN degree course. Since then, College of Health and Allied Development obtained full licensure and has expanded its subject offerings to include:
- Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing
- RN to BSN
- RT to BSN
- LPN to BSN/RPN to BSN
- Midwife to BSN
- Pre-licensure to BSN
- Associates Degree in Social and Human Services
- Aging services
- Community Health Worker
- Diploma in Clinical Research Associates
- General Education
- Pre-requisite courses
Our courses set the foundations and prepare students for roles including but not limited to:
- Advanced Degree nurse
- Psychologist assistant
- Case manager
- Social Worker
- Public Health Worker
- Addiction counsellor
- Aging Specialist
- Pharmaceutical Research Associate
- Biomedical Research Associate
- Biological Research Associate
College of Health and Allied Development offers online, residential, and hybrid programs. The online program utilizes all current technologies to facilitate various learning and teaching methods. The school app is available to all students enrolled in classes whether online, residential, or hybrid.
College of Health and Allied Development provides clinical staff to student ratio of 1:8 and 4 levels of clinical practice to our students allowing effective learning to take place through:
- Quality student – Staff interaction
- Scenario-based learning
- digital simulation
- Lab practice using high fidelity human patient simulators, and finally,
- Clinical practice and observations.
This allows our students ample practice, development of knowledge and confidence, and prepares them to be the best practitioners for their future employers. At its core The College of Health and Allied Development brings value to healthcare education through the contribution of each member of the executive, support, faculty, and clinical teams.
College of Health and Allied Development provides the best possible clinical experience for our students by forming affiliations with hospitals that provide the highest quality of care to its patients, and in-turn College of Health and Allied Development provides hospitals with professionals who are highly trained, knowledgeable, and dedicated.
College of Health and Allied Development prides itself in providing the highest quality education by attracting and retaining the most qualified professionals to administer to the students and organization. Our teachers are experts in their field of instruction with many years of experience both clinically and in education. Facilitators are encouraged to be creative and full support is given to each instructor by school administration and education consultants. This allows the instructors to focus on delivering high quality education, and in turn, be available to support our students to success. All College of Health and Allied Development instructors are masters and doctorate prepared.
College of Health and Allied Development has won the Best of Delray Beach Award for 2015; has been published multiple times; provides community health fairs and seminars; and participates in other health and educational events through the American Lung Association, Healthier Delray; T-Leroy Jefferson Medical Society, and the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. College of Health and Allied Development also collaborates with health care organizations and personnel in Palm Beach County on educational and health-related matters.
College of Health and Allied Development is conveniently located in West Palm Beach just west of the I-95 on Forest Hill Boulevard (66) exit; on the #4 bus route, close to the #2 bus route.