Each state/province has different rules and regulations.
You can purchase the DL Course and Trainer Manual package at a discounted rate.
This is the ONE resource that pulls all your book learning and practical skills together. It is essential to helping you pass your licensing exam.
Here’s a letter to help you ask your supervisor to invest in and use the manual with you.
This is FREE for new students through the DL Student Information Form, included in your course materials.
Insist your sponsor test you on each core skill presented in the Trainer Manual and provide you feedback and assessment.
This provides an opportunity for you to reflect on your professional development and gives you an active role in the assessment process.
Check with your state/provincial board about your eligibility to sit for the IHS International Licensing Exam. When IHS is informed by your state/provincial board that you meet the requirements, the IHS Study Guide will be made available to you (applies to 44 U.S. states and 5 Canadian provinces using the IHS International Licensing Exam*).
Continue to practice until you reach mastery level. Competency assessments are the key to your success.
Materials are noted in the IHS Study Guide (some are sold by IHS; others can be purchased elsewhere). Be sure you have studied all material mentioned in the IHS Study Guide.
As an IHS member, it shows patients you take your profession and their care seriously.
Check out the IHS Continuing Education Resources for different opportunities for continuing education.