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Tuition: $799.00



  • Title: Risk Management Handbook for  Healthcare Organizations
  • Edition: 2nd
  • ​​ISBN: ISBN: 978-0470300176 


Healthcare Risk Management Program

The University of Florida Healthcare Risk Management Pre-Licensure program is an AHCA approved training program. The course is designed to prepare working professionals in healthcare, law or insurance services to enter the field of healthcare risk management and patient safety.

Job opportunities exist as self-employed consultants and as employees in healthcare facilities. Healthcare, law, and insurance professionals each have unique knowledge and experience. These courses bridge the gap between that knowledge and the healthcare risk management role.

Salary: Salaries for a Risk Management Director can vary depending on the size of the medical facility, location and experience. As of August 2014, reports that, the median annual income for a Risk Management Director is $107,637.00. For more details view the full-report.

Are you eligible?

If you are seeking to become a Florida Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager you should first determine if you are eligible by contacting the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration  (AHCA) at:(850) 412-4549 or click here to visit their website. 

*Note: AHCA does not provide pre-determinations for license eligibility.  It is the responsibility of the applicant to read the qualifications and apply appropriately.

Course Outline:

  • 40 hours of instruction related to general risk management administration and departmental organization and management.
  • 32 hours of instruction related to applicable federal, state and local health and safety laws and rules, community interrelationships, and accident prevention.
  • 40 hours related to applicable standards of healthcare risk management, including the principles  of malpractice insurance, the conduct of malpractice litigation, and the settlement of malpractice claims.
  • 8 hours related to additional general healthcare risk management issues.

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Instructor Information: 

Les Jebson currently serves as an Administrator with The University of Florida-Shands Academic Health System.

His prior professional experiences include serving as the Executive Director for the UF Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute [100,000+ annual pt visits], Top 15 NIH Funding; the Chief Operating Officer and architect in the establishment of a new 40+ provider hospital employed multi-specialty physician group in metropolitan Kansas City, and Practice Manager for over 20 outpatient clinics [300,000+ annual pt visits] for the University of Missouri Health System.

Mr. Jebson is certified and a fellow with both The American College of Healthcare Executives and The Medical Group Management Association and is also a Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager. He serves as a guest faculty for an array of universities and healthcare professional organizations, and has over 30+ authored national healthcare publications.

Mr. Jebson's areas of expertise include programmatic development, clinical trial development, physician recruitment and retention, clinical operations, strategic planning, market intelligence design and implementation. He has secondary experience in medical device commercialization/tech transfer and volume demand forecasting, as well as supply chain automation and management.
His employment history is particularly noteworthy having held entry and senior positions in both private practice and academic health systems; in operational, research, clinical and financial roles.


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Members of the following associations are eligible to receive a discount off the registration price. To see the discounted registration price, click on the association to which you are a member.


Refund and Cancelation Policy

This is an asynchronous online course, a request for refund must be received in writing within 5 days of beginning the course. Refund requests can be sent by mail, e-mail or fax to the University of Florida, Professional Development. A processing fee may be deducted from refund requests. We reserve the right to modify or cancel a course or event when circumstances warrant. In the event of cancellation or postponement, each registrant will be notified by telephone and/or by written notification and will be issued a full refund. The University of Florida is not responsible for any other related expenses.

Course Duration: Once you receive your log-in instructions you will have 6 months to complete the online course.

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