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Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety

This twelve-week course is part of the SIU flexible learning in healthcare series. Upon successful completion, you will receive a certificate of completion from SIU!

We're getting started on February 1, 2016. 

Register today!

We're excited to announce this unique Healthcare Risk Management training opportunity through a twelve-week module. This course is instructor-led and will provide you with a core competency and understanding of the foundational concepts of patient safey, and healthcare risk management. 

Course Concepts

  • Organization healthcare risk management principles
  • Financial implications surrounding organization healthcare risk management
  • Understanding of claims process and management
  • National regulations and statutes 
  • Organization patient safety principles 
  • Correlations between patient safety and healthcare risk management 
  • Organizational patient safety programs

Course Costs

The course fee is $349.00 and the required course textbooks are $140.00, and will serve as valuable resources after course completion (digital versions can be downloaded for less).

Course Texts

Risk Management in Health Care Institutions: Limiting Liability and Enhancing Care, 3rd Edition.
ISBN-13: 978-1449645656     ISBN-10: 1449645658

Patient Safety and Healthcare Imrprovement at a Glance (Optional)
ISBN-13: 978-1118361368

About Your Course Intructor

PAUL ACEDERA currently serves as the risk manager of a 695-bed Level One Trauma academic medical center in Northeast Florida.

His prior professional experiences include participation in a research study on the use of clinical decision support software on various naval platforms and being a performance/quality improvement specialist. His naval career in the Hospital Corps involved hospital pharmacy and fleet hospital operations, mid-level management positions, and instructor duties.

Mr. Acedera is a licensed healthcare risk manager and is a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management with the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). He has taught for SIUC's military off-campus Health Care Management program since 2002.

LES JEBSON currently serves as an Administrator and Lecturer with SIU School of Medicine. 

Mr. Jebson is certified and a fellow with both The American College of Healthcare Executives [ACHE] and The Medical Group Management Association [MGMA] and is also a Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager [ASHRM]

He currently serves as an active faculty instructor for several universities and healthcare professional organizations, and has over 100+ authored healthcare publications and national speaking engagements.

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