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December 2011 - Volume 8 - Issue 6


FIU’s College of Business Pre-licensing Healthcare Risk Management Program

Sitting (l-r): Naomi Singh, Juan Reyes, Marilyn Alfaro
Standing (l-r): Stacey Scarlett, Denise Cavicchioni, Cheralyn Meriedy-Thompson, Tessa Hernandez, Marie Joseph
For the past decade, FIU has offered the only face-to-face Pre-licensing Healthcare Risk Management Program in South Florida approved by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). This non-credit, certificate program prepares an individual to work in settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, healthcare agencies, and private health organizations by enhancing their skills in: HIPAA, Federal and State Regulations, Claims Management, Risk Reduction, and more. The program is delivered on Saturdays over a 15-week period. This non-credit certificate program provides a wealth of information for controlling risk professionally and personally in healthcare settings. Some of the topics include:
• Risk Management Processes
• Health Care Risk Prevention, Control & Reduction Techniques
• State Risk Management Program Requirements for Nursing Homes, HMO's and Hospitals
• Health Care Compliance Programs on Fraud and Abuse
• Medical Errors and Adverse Occurrences- State and Accreditation Reporting (The Joint Commission /AHCA)
• Contracts and Legal Liability Exposures
• Credentialing
• Claims Management
• Investigatory Techniques
The next starting class for FIU’s Pre-licensing Healthcare Risk Management Program will begin May 12, 2012. For more information or to register, visit
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