Transformative Education
for Health Professionals

Streamlined educational pathways and ladder programmes

Recommendation 8

Health professionals’ education and training institutions should consider using streamlined educational pathways, or ladder programmes, for the advancement of practising health professionals.

Quality of the evidence: Low

Strength of the recommendation: Conditional

We recommend the option in the context of close monitoring and evaluation

Key considerations:

  • avoid duplication of programmes – if its implementation is limited, this guideline can reinforce its implementation;
  • regulations should be carefully examined;
  • demonstrated commitment by senior management and faculty;
  • interest and expertise among faculty and administrators;
  • budget plan for increasing salaries of faculty;
  • community contributions to implement the programme.