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Healthcare Risk Management Online

The University of Florida Healthcare Risk Management Pre-Licensure program 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, Salary.com reports that, the median annual income for a Risk Management Director is $107,637.00. For more details view the full-report.

Note: 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 at (888) 419-3456 website.

Registration

Instructors

Faculty

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 Orthopaedics 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 multispecialty 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.

Textbook

  • Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Organizations, 2nd Edition: ISBN: 978-0470300176 (currently available through Amazon.com.) You can find copies of this book new and used by searching with the ISBN number through these websites: BookFinder4u, Amazon.com.

Policies

Withdrawal Policy

A tuition refund will be granted after written request for withdrawal from a course within 30 days of enrollment. This request must be in writing, and may be sent by fax, email, or U.S. mail. All requests will receive written responses. Refunds will be the amount of tuition, less a $100.00 processing charge. Allow four to six weeks for refund checks. No refunds are granted after 30 days.

Course Duration

For the 120 hour course you have 1 year from the day you receive your log in instructions to complete the course.

Eligibility

Requirements

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 at:(888) 419-3456. You may also want to visit the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) website.

Association Members

Member Associations

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.