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Health Care Risk Management Certificate   

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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 Community Innovation and Education

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)
  • Pharmacists
  • Respiratory Therapists (RRTs)
  • Radiologic Technologists
  • Administrators of Healthcare Organizations
  • Osteopaths
  • Podiatrists
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs)
  • Medical security officers (non clinical)
  • Medical records keepers (non clinical)



Development of a Risk Management Program

Statues, Standards and Regulations

Clinical Risk Management

Risk Financing Techniques

Physician & Allied Health Professional Credentialing

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Ethics & Patient Care

Claims & Litigation Management

Patient Rights & Informed Consent

Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act HIPAA

Evolving Future Risks




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.


Health Care Risk Management Info Session 6/1/2020 (



Students are responsible for providing their own copy of the textbook.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations
Student Edition, 5th Edition
ISBN: 978-0-470-30017-6

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
  • Javascript turned on in your web browser.

*Please note the videos will not play on iPhones or iPads.



  • Health Care Risk Management Certificate
  • Fee: $995.00
    Dates: 7/1/2024 - 7/1/2024
    Times: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
    Sessions: 0
    Instructor: Joan Parody

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