Hawaii - Pacific Chapter of ACHE - Spring 2011  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Chapter President's Corner
•  Congratulations and Kudos Corner
•  Notes from ACHE Congress March 2011
•  Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Advancement Seminar
•  Ensure delivery of Chapter E-newsletter (Disclaimer)


Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE Advancement Seminar

Joanne Reid, FACHE

    The Chapter held its 2011 Fellow Advancement Seminar on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Shriners Hospital for Children. The event was hosted by Shriners Administrator and ACHE Board President, Stan Berry, FACHE, and facilitated by ACHE board member Joanne Reid, FACHE.  Six chapter members attended to learn the next steps in becoming Board Certified in Healthcare Management and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

     Current criteria for advancement include:

      -- Postbaccalaureate degree

      -- At least two years of healthcare management experience

      -- Three years' tenure as an ACHE Member

      -- 40 hours of CEU -- at least 12 Category I (ACHE Education)

      -- Three Fellow references -- including a structured interview

      -- Professional and Community/Civic Participation

      -- Board of Governors Examination

Becoming board certified in healthcare management is a great way to maximize your professional potential. To make it more enticing, ACHE is offering a special currently. If you submit your completed Fellow Application with the $250 application fee by June 30, ACHE will waive the $200 fee to take the Board of Governors Exam once your application has been approved!

Currently, the Hawaii-Pacific Chapter has a total of 157 members, 44 are Fellows or Life Fellows, and of the remaining members 59 are eligible to advance to Fellow status. If you were unable to attend the advancement seminar and have questions about the advancement process, visit the ACHE website and go to the credentialing tab for information and additional links. In addition, your Hawaii-Pacific Chapter of ACHE board members and Fellow colleagues are always available to assist you in achieving your career goals.