ONLINE CERTIFICATE DEGREE
ONLINE CERTIFICATE DEGREE
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Create compliance and privacy practices for diverse health care organizations.
Create an identity as a leader in compliance and privacy within the health care industry.
Evaluate ethical considerations regarding leadership of compliance and privacy practices across the health care industry.
You’ll need 15 credits to complete this Graduate Health Care Compliance & Privacy Certificate.
The Graduate Health Care Compliance & Privacy Certificate includes five core courses in topics ranging from healthcare compliance foundations to systems thinking in healthcare environments.
Here’s where you’ll pick up the bulk of your program-specific knowledge. By the time you finish these courses, you should have the confidence and skills needed in this field.
The learner will utilize the theoretical framework of systems thinking as a strategy to address challenges in the health care environment. Topics include complexity science, design thinking, creativity, and flow.
The learner will explore the purpose and organization of compliance in the health sector as well as the role of compliance and compliance officers. Topics include regulatory agencies, accreditation, professional licensing, enforcement, quality, and policies.
The learner will examine structures and systems of healthcare organizations and how they inform the responsibilities of a compliance professional. Course topics include the ethical responsibilities of compliance, HIPAA and OSHA, and other compliance-related healthcare standards and regulations including whistleblower protection in the U.S.
The learner will compare and contrast auditing and monitoring in healthcare compliance. The course focuses on report writing using root cause analysis and corrective action plans, as well as the industry-accepted process of presenting these plans to compliance boards and committees.
The learner will create a compliance program and present it in their chosen healthcare sector, in a manner currently accepted by the healthcare industry. Course topics include policies and standard operating procedures, training and education, documentation and presentation.
Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for an online Graduate Health Care Compliance & Privacy Certificate.
When you earn your online Graduate Health Care Compliance & Privacy Certificate, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job.
Topics covered in this degree include:
The Graduate Health Care Compliance and Privacy Certificate is designed to prepare leaders and aspiring leaders for leadership positions in compliance and privacy within the health care industry that require competency in compliance practices, ethical considerations, and policy implementation regarding privacy, regulatory affairs and legal obligations within the health care industry. The certificate educationally prepares students to sit for the Certificate in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) examination.
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