Public Health & Tropical Medicine

PROGRAM DURATION

4 Months (Self Paced)
Maximum Allowed Duration: 18 Months
Expected Effort: 10-15 hours/week

Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management

This healthcare risk management training program will give you an extensive methodical understanding of the key areas Healthcare Risk Management and enhance your skills and knowledge to the level expected of a Healthcare Risk Management Professional.

TOTAL CREDITS: 14

Next Start Date

01 JAN

2019

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INTRODUCTION

Why study this program?


Introduction

Healthcare industry is more vulnerable to the incidents of mistakes and errors, than any other industry and these mistakes can pretty much cost patients their lives. So it is essential to stay current on developments in risk management practices, regulations and technologies.

Healthcare risk management is the exercise of determining and protecting against possible risks / threats within a healthcare setting. Identification of possible risks within a healthcare organization is the first step in Healthcare Risk Management. Then the risks are evaluated and ways and means to minimize the possibility of their occurrence, and strategies to handle them are developed. Healthcare Risk Management enables healthcare service providers to assess their organizational healthcare policies and processes, outcomes, patient perception and company structure and/or techniques involved in the capability to offer effective, safe, efficient, patient-oriented, reasonable and prompt care.

At JLI we endeavor to develop healthcare risk management professionals who are equipped with the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge and skills. .

This healthcare risk management training program will give you an extensive methodical understanding of the key areas Healthcare Risk Management and enhance your skills and knowledge to the level expected of a Healthcare Risk Management Professional..

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

What will be taught?


Program Structure

MODULE 01: INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE & PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
MODULE 02: INTRODUCTION TO CONSTITUTION AND INDIAN JUDICIAL SYSTEM
MODULE 03: INDIAN HEALTHCARE CASE LAWS
MODULE 04: IMPORTANT MEDICAL LAWS IN INDIA - PART 1, 2 & 3
MODULE 05: MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL, PATIENT & THE LAW
MODULE 06: FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOETHICS
MODULE 07: ETHICS IN PHARMACEUTICALS & DRUG DEVELOPMENT

TOTAL CREDITS: 14

MODE OF STUDY: ONLINE

The curriculum for the program - Certificate Course in Healthcare Risk Management (CHRM) is extensive, has been developed and evaluated by experienced healthcare industry professionals and is fully endorsed by the healthcare industry at large. This program is suitable for new graduates who want to make a career in healthcare and risk management, professionals already working in healthcare who wish to grow further in their career, and those who wish to shift to the healthcare sector from any other industry.

ASSESSMENT

How will I be assessed?


Assessment

You will be assessed on an ongoing basis by the faculty based on the following criteria:

One is the completion of the online multiple choice question tests that follow each lesson; and second is the timely submission of assignments for each study module within the JLI e-Campus.

Your academic performance in the program will be assessed on a 4 point GPA scale. More details about our evaluation system is available in the following link: Evaluation System

ELIGIBILITY

Am I eligible?


Eligibility

The minimum eligibility criteria for Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management (CHRM) would include either of the following:

- Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc
- Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, BPT, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS etc
- Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Any degree in Chemistry / Biostatistics / Bioinformatics
- Any degree in Nursing / Allied Health.
- Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses are also eligible to apply.

Candidates without the above mentioned educational prerequisite who have some work experience and wish to enter the healthcare industry may also be eligible for this program. Please contact our counsellors to discuss your case.

ACADEMIC SUPPORT

What support will I receive?


Academic Support

As a student you can interact online with the faculty members and fellow students to network and to discuss important topics via your e-Campus. The faculty promptly answers all questions related to the study in the Online Campus Tutoring Center (OCTC).
Towards the end of the program you will be provided placement assistance if required and career development support via the “Student Success Team”.

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Program Fee

How much will it cost?
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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Hospitals spend hundreds and thousands of dollars annually on insurance and medical malpractice or negligence claims. Hence, healthcare facilities often employ health care risk managers to reduce the error rates, accidents and other adverse events. In addition to large multi-speciality hospitals, nursing homes, mental health institutions, small clinics and rehabilitation centers also hire health care risk managers. Experienced healthcare risk professionals can also work as freelance risk management consultants.


MORE INSIGHT

The goal of all risk management strategies in the healthcare industry is to lower the chance of occurrence of any risks and losses. There are four main areas of focus for risk management professionals: identifying possible risks, calculate the chances of an adverse impact, calculate and comprehend the size of the adverse impact and develop strategies to control the risk. In the case of medicine, risk management techniques aim to provide a more professional level of medical care and minimize the ratio of medical malpractice claim.


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