The American Institute of Health Care Professionals is offering a certification in Healthcare Management. This certification is for healthcare professionals who are looking to advance their career in the organizational structure of healthcare.
Many nurses and other licensed healthcare professionals look for a higher management position within their hospital or facility but lack the training or experience. The first step in distancing oneself from the competition is to possess a certification in Healthcare Management.
Healthcare management is key in any organization with a multitude of nursing departments that report to the various healthcare executives. If one is seeking the position of a particular nursing department, a certification in Healthcare Management may be key.
The program at AIHCP gives nurses and other licensed healthcare professionals the academic knowledge and understanding of the healthcare management.
Good article on some very important nurses in history
The article, 5 NURSES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD, by Katherine Ripley states,
“At the time of Florence Nightingale’s birth in 1820, nursing did not garner much respect. Her wealthy parents actually forbade her from pursuing the profession, but she ignored them. Nightingale saw so much success in her early career, that the British Secretary of War personally recruited her in 1854 to help the nation’s wounded soldiers in Crimea.”
Good article on healthcare management and the many myths that surround it.
The article, “Breaking down the myths of health-care management” by Henry Mintzberg states
“Health care is about serving people. Yet it is being managed badly, with serious consequences to patients, argues celebrated McGill University management professor Henry Mintzberg. He calls it an epidemic: Managing without soul, which is common in organizations throughout society, including health.”