The Diploma in Health Care Management has been established to equip health care employees with the skills necessary to thrive in today’s rapidly changing health care climate.
Bridging the gap between clinical training and executive development (MHA and MBA programs), the Diploma recognizes the completion of a broad spectrum of practical and relevant programs of study in leadership and management. It is awarded to individuals who have successfully completed one management course, five required courses, and three elective courses for a total of 9 credits.
The Diploma in Health Care Management requires the completion of:
One of the following management courses:
- The Emotionally-Intelligent Manager
- Leaders Getting Results Through Others
All five of the following required courses:
- Patient Safety
- Financial Management and Budgeting
- Managing Human Resources
- Principles and Application of Health Law
- Lean Health Care Yellow Belt
Any three elective courses chosen from the remainder of the curriculum. Courses must be 2-3 days in duration; one day courses are not eligible towards the Diploma in Health Care Management.
Individuals who are working towards the Diploma in Health Care Management have up to five years to complete all 9 courses.
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Since its inception, the Diploma in Health Care Management has gained wide-spread recognition and support throughout the health care industry in Ontario. In addition, many professional associations accept the OHA courses as part of their requirement for continuing education credits and certificate maintenance. As well, many colleges and universities in Canada and the United States award credits toward undergraduate degrees in health management for the OHA courses and/or the Diploma in Health Care Management.
All health care professionals interested in attending a particular course, but who do not intend to pursue the OHA Diploma at this time, are welcome to register for the course of their choice. An individual OHA Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of each course.
The Ontario Hospital Association’s Diploma in Health Care Management is now recognized by the Canadian College of Health Leaders. Successful completion of the Diploma entitles certified members of the Canadian College of Health Leaders (CHE/Fellow) to 10 Category II credits towards the maintenance of their certification requirements.
Maintenance Of Certification (MOC)
Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Leaders members (CHE / Fellow) to 10 Category II credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.
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