Clinician-Administrator Transition (CAT) Certificate
Director: Mary Helen McSweeney-Feld, Ph.D.
The Graduate Certificate in Clinician-Administrator Transition is designed for health care clinicians as well as those working in administrative support roles who are interested in developing administrative skills. The program focuses on the practical application of administrative theory, and emphasizes leadership and skill development through a sequence designed to introduce concepts and facilitate application of skills using case studies, evidence-based research projects, information technology and other relevant methodologies. Upon completion of the program, students will possess the knowledge and skills necessary to provide excellence in leadership and day-to-day management in the delivery of health care services.
Individuals enrolled in this 15-unit post-baccalaureate certificate will be able to apply units from this program to master’s degree programs in Child Life, Administration and Family Collaboration or the doctoral program in Occupational Therapy if accepted to those programs.
Application deadlines and a full listing of materials required for admission can be found on the website.
|IDHP 600||TRANSITIONS: HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT||3|
|IDHP 605||MANAGING HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS||3|
|IDHP/HLTH 647||HEALTH CARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT||3|
|IDHP 651||PLANNING AND MARKETING HEALTH IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY||3|
|COMMUNICATION, BEHAVIOR, AND PARTICIPATION LINKAGES FOR PEOPLE ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM|
|PROGRAM DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION IN AUTISM|
|CULTURE AND HEALTH|
|ETHICAL AND LEGAL ISSUES IN CLINCIAL PRACTICE|
|EMERGING ISSUES IN THE HEALTH OF THE NATION|
|INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH|
|MANAGEMENT OF POST-ACUTE CARE SERVICES|
|HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS|
|LEADING CHANGE IN HEALTHCARE|
|HEALTH CARE POLICY|
|HEALTH CARE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT|
|HEALTHCARE INFORMATION DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT|
|MANAGING CONFLICT IN HEALTH SETTINGS|
|MANAGING VOLUNTEERS IN HEALTH SERVICE SETTINGS|
|HEALTH ADVOCACY ACROSS SERVICE SETTINGS|
- Apply knowledge of leadership and strategic management strategies for high-performing health care organizations;
- Demonstrate skills in financial management and reimbursement strategies for health care organizations;
- Utilize training in building, facilitating and supporting diverse, interdisciplinary teams;
- Apply knowledge of recruitment and retention techniques for health care workforce management; and
- Demonstrate the ability to apply metrics and tools used in health care quality and safety practices.