Admission into the Duke Health & Well-Being Coach Training is by application only and registration is limited. Applicants must hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, which may be in any field of study. Exceptions may be made for those with 3 or more years of experience in a medical or allied health field such as medicine, nursing, physical therapy, health education, exercise physiology, psychotherapy, or nutrition. Additionally, please note applications are not connected to any particular course format or course dates and are accepted on a rolling basis. An approved application is valid for 18 months, and approved applicants will be on our mailing list to receive notification of new offerings.
There is no fee to apply to the DHWCT. There is one application for the training regardless of which format you choose— Distance Learning or Hybrid In-Person & Distance Learning. To complete the application, please have a copy of your current resume or curriculum vitae readily available for upload. Click here to access the online application. Please allow up to 4 weeks for Duke Health & Well-Being to review your application and notify you of the acceptance decision. You will be notified of the acceptance decision via e-mail, at the email address you provided on your application. Application acceptances are valid for a period of 18-months from your date of acceptance.
February 20 – November 17, 2023
(At the time of registration, you will choose a section (day of the week and time of day) and then always come on that day at that time)
Early Registration Deadline: Friday, January 13, 2023
Last Day to Register: February 17, 2023, 11:59pm ET (or when program is full)
Don’t see a section that works for you? Click here to tell us what day(s)/time(s) you’d like to see offered.
DHWCT registration is limited to accepted applicants.
Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and require payment in full. Acceptance into the course without registration and payment does not reserve your place in the course. We will offer a waitlist for courses that fill to maximum capacity prior to the registration deadline.
Please see the Upcoming Dates and Deadlines above for courses that are currently registering.
The DHWCT Online Course live webinars are designed to be sequential and full attendance is required. For this reason, you should register for a course in which you can attend all live webinar sessions. In order to receive a certificate of completion and earn continuing education credits, you are required to fully attend each live webinar session. You must also complete all of the online components of the training (Orientation, E-Learnings, Demonstration Videos, you must attend all 4 of the scheduled Mentor Sessions, Course Assessment, Course Evaluation, and Attestation). If you miss one of the Mentor Sessions, you will be required to pay a missed session fee and will need to reschedule the missed session.
At the time of registration, you will choose a section (day of the week and time of day) and then always come on that day at that time. Due to the experiential nature of the course, practice groups, plans, and appropriate staffing, it is not possible to move between the sections.
DHW Programs reserves the right not to award a certificate of completion and education credits if you do not complete all components of the training.
Registration is available online or by phone. To register online, click on the appropriate registration button located in the blue Program Information box. If you prefer to register by phone, please call 919-660-6826 or 866-313-0959 during business hours and we would be happy to assist!
The course registration fee is $5,500.00 regardless of which format you choose— Distance Learning or Hybrid In-Person & Distance Learning.
Register by the noted early registration deadline to qualify for a 10% discount.
Duke Affiliates* qualify for a 15% discount at the time of their registration. This discount is not eligible to be combined with the early registration discount. Duke Affiliates are defined as Duke Employees, Duke Registered Volunteers, and Duke Students.
*If you are not affiliated with Duke and your employer is paying your program fee, please contact the DHW Programs Team at DHWprograms@duke.edu after you application has been approved to let us know so that we can ensure payment is processed in a timely manner. Once payment is received, we can then enroll you in the program. If payment is not received from your employer, you will be asked to please provide an alternate form of payment to complete your registration.
Standard Duke Health & Well-Being cancellation policies apply.
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations or who have questions about physical access should contact us in advance of the program.
Valid thru November 2023
Sponsored by Duke Health & Well-Being
Provided by Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development
Target Audience: This course is designed for health coaches and other health professionals who may work with clients on health behaviors that support overall health. These professionals may include: physicians, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, allied health professionals, and other healthcare/health and wellness specialists. All target audience members are eligible for continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course.
Continuing Education Credit Statements
In support of improving patient care, Duke University Health System Clinical Education & Professional Development is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The designation was based upon the quality of the educational activity and its compliance with the standards and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Category 1: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this live activity for a maximum of 121.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurse CE: Duke University Health System Department of Clinical Education and Professional Development designates this activity for up to 121.5 credit hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
Pharmacy: This activity is assigned Universal Activity (UAN) # for Pharmacists: 0000655-0000-21-218-L04-P, and is accredited for 121.5 hours.
IACET Statement of Accreditation
As an IACET Accredited Provider, Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development is authorized by IACET to offer 12.0 CEUs for this program.
Note: All target audience members are eligible for continuing education credit upon successful completion of this course. This course does not issue certificates of attendance and does not award partial Joint Accreditation (JA) or IACET CEU continuing education credit certificates for partial attendance. Any questions regarding acceptance of JA continuing education credits by credentialing bodies, boards, or professional organizations or associations must be submitted directly to those entities.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development has implemented a process to resolve any potential conflicts of interest for each continuing education activity in order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and that the content is aligned with the interest of the public.
It is the policy of Duke University Health System Clinical Education and Professional Development to require the disclosure of anyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity. All relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests and/or manufacturers must be disclosed to participants at the beginning of each activity.
Summary of Faculty/Speaker Disclosure and Planning Committee Disclosure
The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated they have no relationship(s) with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CE activity:
The following speakers and/or planning committee members have indicated that they have relationship(s) with industry to disclose: None.
The International Coach Federation (ICF) has approved this program for Continuing Coach Education (CCE) hours: 24 CCEs in Core Competencies and 16 CCEs in Resource Development. (October 1, 2022 – October 31, 2023).
The International Coach Federation (ICF) has approved this program for Coach Education (CCE) hours: 74 CCEs in Core Competencies and 43 CCEs in Resource Development. (July 1, 2021 – November 30, 2022).
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