Health Care Risk Management Certificate
Online and self-paced. Enroll any time and complete within one year.
Presented by UCF Continuing Education and UCF College of Health and Public Affairs
The Risk Management Certificate Program at UCF has continuously operated since 1987 with AHCA approval. The eleven course modules are taught by experts in their respective fields, including educators, attorneys, and risk management practitioners. The media through which the program is offered includes lectures, case studies, role playing and videos. The course focuses on clinical and administrative risks with a particular emphasis on Florida Risk Management statutes. The curriculum aligns with the Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management (FSHRMPS) professional development framework.
The Health Care Risk Management Certificate Program is offered entirely online. This means that each student can start at any time and work at their own speed to complete the eleven modules comprising the program. Each student will have up to a one year period in which to complete the program of study.
Who May Qualify
- Registered Nurses (RNs)
- Medical Doctors (MDs)
- Respiratory Therapists (RRTs)
- Radiologic Technologists
- Administrators of Healthcare Organizations
- Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)
Ms. Joan Parody, L.H.R.M., serves as the course coordinator and as the principal instructor and is a Licensed Health Care Risk Manager (L.H.R.M.). Additional lecturers are employed as experts in their respective fields. These include educators, lawyers, and risk management practitioners.
Meet our Healthcare Risk Management Faculty, Instructors, and Contributors Download their bios here
Students are responsible for providing their own copy of the textbook.
Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations
Student Edition, 5th Edition
Textbook available for purchase through Wiley Higher Education.
At a minimum, you will need the following:
- A high speed Internet connection in order to view the streaming videos.
- Adobe Reader to view materials. (Download for Free)
- Adobe Flash Player latest version. (Download for Free)
- Audio, built-in, or external computer speakers
*Please note the videos will not play on iPhones or iPads.
Frequently Asked Questions
Discontinuation of the Health Care Risk Manager Licensure Program
Several changes were made to Chapter 395, Florida Statutes during the 2018 Florida legislative session, including the repeal of the Agency's authority to license Health Care Risk Managers. The Agency will cease processing applications for a Health Care Risk Manager license effective July 1, 2018.
Hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) must continue to have a risk management program, and they must have a qualified risk manager to oversee the program. It will be the responsibility of their governing boards to hire a risk manager based on education and experience requirements.
Administration and Faculty Affairs Associate Dean, UCF College of Health and Public Affairs
407-823-3729 / Dawn.Oetjen@ucf.edu