HIMSS17 TOOK PLACE IN ORLANDO, FL

Certification in Healthcare: Learning Where There Is Value

February 23, 2017 — 10:30AM EST - 11:30AM EST
Orange County Convention Center
Room: W204A
Session ID: 
216
Continuing Education Credits: 
CME
1.00
CNE
1.00
ACHE
1.00
CAHIMS
1.00
CPHIMS
1.00
AHIMA
1.00
ABPM LLSA
1.00

Description

Healthcare needs competent, skilled resources to take on the challenges of today and tomorrow. Healthcare professionals that wish to advance in their career, find financial rewards, professional recognition and open up new opportunities often consider pursuing a certification in their field; information technology, nursing, information security, etc. Is it worthwhile? It takes time and money to study and attain a certification, but will it make a difference? This research aims to answer this question. Click here to take the HIMSS Certification Survey.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Recognize if a pursuit of certification has value for myself and my profession
  • Interpret the research to understand how various healthcare professionals value certification; if they do value it intrinsically and extrinsically
  • Evaluate if certification will increase one's salary or get one promoted
  • Assess if the outcome is any different if the respondents had certifications themselves
  • Assess if the outcome is any different if the respondents influenced hiring at their organization

Audience: 

Emerging Professional
Nurse, CNO, CNIO
IT Professional

Level: 

Intermediate

WHERE THE BRIGHTEST MINDS

in health and IT meet.

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