Home Care Certificate Information

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Program Information

Home Care Manager Certificate Program - Entry Level Manager Certificate Program: Addresses fundamentals of leadership, regulations, compliance, reimbursement, budgeting, and human resources practices for entry level home care managers with less than three years of management experience.
2015 Coming Soon

Home Care Administrator Certificate Program - Intermediate Level Administrator Certificate Program: Addresses core competencies including strategic positioning, financial management, and legal compliance issues required of entry level home care administrators and senior managers. Participants must have at least one year experience as a home care administrator or senior level home care manager to be accepted into this program.
2015 Coming Soon
Pre-Reading Materials, Program Agenda Coming Soon

Home Care Executive Certificate Program - Advanced Level Executive Certificate Program: Utilizes a case study approach to address advanced competencies for strategic positioning, financial management, and legal compliance issues required of experienced home care administrators and senior managers. Participants must have at least three years experience as a home care administrator or senior level home care manager to be accepted into this program.
2015 Coming Soon
Pre-Reading Materials, Program Agenda Coming Soon

Program Goals

The goal of each Certificate Program is to provide a supportive learning environment for new managers, senior managers and administrators with a specific focus on various experience levels. By attending the appropriate Certificate Program for your experience, you will be able to advance your skills and knowledge base. Specifically, the Certificate Program will strengthen your competencies to position your organization for success and help you integrate the complexities of quality, compliance, financial, and strategic performance.

Program Content

Each Certificate Program is a three module, three day curriculum, with interactive discussions, didactic presentations, and, for the administrator level courses, reality-based case studies. Additional content information for each program can be found under the designated program link. Each participant receives a comprehensive manual that is a must-have resource for years to come.

Module I focuses on leading a strategically positioned organization.
Module II focuses on financial management principals and information.
Module III focuses on integrating quality and compliance management.

Continuing Education

Continuing education hours will be provided to participants who view the program in its entirety. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP2463) and by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE588) for up to nineteen and one half (19.5) contact hours of continuing education. Continuing education hours vary for each program. For specific information, please visit the website. You must be present for the entire program to earn continuing education credit. No partial credits can be given.


Acronym of Program

HCMCP

HCACP

HCECP

Name of Program:

Home Care Manager Certificate Program

Home Care Administrator Certificate Program

Home Care Executive Certificate Program

Sponsors:

Axxess

Heffernan Insurance

Data Soft Logic

Axxess

Heffernan Insurance

Data Soft Logic

Axxess

Heffernan Insurance

Data Soft Logic

Program Description:

Provides core concepts and principles critical to home care management

Provides strategic and operational strategies to assist home care administrators position for success

Uses case study approach to integrate advanced strategic, financial and legal issues with implementation strategies

Who should attend:

Line staff moving into management, first line supervisors, business owners

Managers, Senior Level Administrators including CEO?s, COO?s, and CFO?s

Senior Level Administrators including CEOs, COOs, and CFOs

Required Prerequisites:

None

One year experience as a home care administrator or senior level home care manager

Three years experience as a home care administrator or senior level home care manager

Content

Leadership

Understand yourself as a leader and identify four leadership styles. Employ case studies to use concepts

Integrate trends in health care to core administrative responsibilities

Integrate advanced concepts in developing, maintaining and evaluating a strong leadership and management team

Strategic Management

Understanding basic trends and information to effectively manage your team

Integrate multiple challenges of health care management with strategic market positioning and implementation strategies

Learn advanced concepts to transform your organization from good to great

Financial Management

Understand basics of budgets, income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow. Medicare breakout covers PPS. Private duty breakout covers business cycle, accounting and marketing.

Implement key financial management strategies to interpret financial documents and to understand the impact of Medicare, managed care, and other payer sources

Build on critical financial indicators for growth, understanding key financial benefits and risks of positioning strategic and financing options for development

Regulatory Compliance

Understand basic regulations, why regulations exist, and who enforces regulations. Medicare breakout covers licensing, certification and other regulations. Private duty breakout covers applicable state and local regulations.

Understand key legal terms and penalties and risks of non-compliance

Understand relevant legal issues and corporate transactions; examine what to do if you have a legal or compliance problem

Marketing

Understand the latest critical emerging market trends, fundamentals of vision-driven marketing and key tips/tricks for effective sales/marketing. Private Duty breakout covers: understanding the home care business cycle, marketing: what?s it all about and critical elements to your agencies? financial success

Not specifically covered

Advanced strategies to make your competition irrelevant

Human Resources and Labor Laws

Understanding pay practices, wage orders, ADA, family leave, interviewing and disciplinary action

Not specifically covered

Not specifically covered

Clinical Management and Quality Improvement

Covered in Medicare breakouts

Analyze case mix and ways to improve clinical and financial performance; integrating data management and analysis methods to improve performance in administrative, clinical and financial operations

Integrating clinical management with financial indicators to improve operational performance

Continuing Education

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP2463) and by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE588) for nineteen and one half (19.5) contact hours of continuing education.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP2463) and by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE588) for eightteen (18) contact hours of continuing education.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP2463) and by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE588) for eightteen(18) contact hours of continuing education.


How to register:

ON-LINE with your credit card!

Download registration form and FAX your registration to: 916-641-5881

MAIL your registration to:
CAHSAH
3780 Rosin Court, Suite 190
Sacramento, CA 95834

PHONE in your registration with credit card payment to: 916-641-5795 ext . 113


Questions?

For more information on these programs contact Jessica Roenspie, Education Specialist with CAHSAH at (916) 641-5795 ext 117 or jroenspie@cahsah.org.