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ASHRM Academy 2016
April 18-21, La Cantera Resort, San Antonio, TX
Attend ASHRM Academy and get the education that will help you grow as a health care risk manager. This springtime educational retreat in the scenic hills of San Antonio features four days of educational activities for risk managers of all levels of experience.
Each course at ASHRM Academy is held in a smaller, classroom-based setting to encourage dialogue between you and the instructor. With an intensive curriculum delivered by the leading instructors in health care risk management, ASHRM Academy offers the best educational return on your time.
Choose from 5 programs options at ASHRM Academy 2016: 
  • Healthcare Risk Management Certificate Program (Modules 1-3)
  • Patient Safety Certificate Program (Patient Safety I & II)
  • Enterprise Risk Management Certificate Program (CPHRM exam to be administered onsite)
  • Risk Financing Boot Camp
  • CPHRM Exam Prep Course
At ASHRM Academy, you will gain the knowledge to the advance patient safety, reduce uncertainty and maximize value at your organization.

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La Cantera Resort Hill Country Resort

ASHRM Academy 2016 will be held at the AAA Four Diamond award-winning La Cantera Hill Country Resort, a vacation destination atop one of the highest points in San Antonio.
This scenic locale allows risk managers a chance to enjoy a relaxing getaway as well as an engaging educational experience. The resort features gourmet dining, five shimmering pools, an 18-hole golf course and many more great amenities.
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2-Day Program
$835 $635
$835 $735
$835 $735
4-Day Program
$1,670 $1,270
$1,670 $1,470
$1,670 $1,470
Program Schedule
Only one program can be completed within each 2-day period
Monday, April 18 and Tuesday, April 19
  • HRM Module 1: Essentials in Healthcare Risk Management
  • HRM Module 3: Advanced Forum in Healthcare Risk Management
  • Patient Safety I: Set the Framework
  • Risk Financing Boot Camp
  • CPHRM Exam Prep Course
Wednesday, April 20 and Thursday, April 21
  • HRM Module 2: Applications in Healthcare Risk Management
  • Patient Safety II: Taking the Lead
  • Enterprise Risk Management Certificate Program
Educational Programs
Healthcare Risk Management Certificate Program
The Healthcare Risk Management Certificate Program, a cornerstone of ASHRM’s professional development opportunities, identifies and explains key aspects of the risk management role. This three-module program provides interactive, learner-centered content, allowing participants to work through healthcare risk management scenarios, make critical decisions and interact with leading experts in the field of risk management.
Patient Safety Certificate Program
The Patient Safety Certificate Program is designed to assist healthcare risk management and patient safety professionals apply key patient safety concepts to support improved patient care and outcomes. Participants will review patient safety concepts and learn to effectively apply them to effect positive change in their organization. The certificate program is comprised of two modules; Patient Safety I: Set the Framework and Patient Safety II: Taking the Lead
New! Enterprise Risk Management Certificate Program
The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Certificate Program provides an insightful road map to best practices while preparing healthcare risk management professionals to balance risks with rewards. This unique “blended learning” program provides a three-prong approach to ERM concepts, strategies, and application. The program pre-work begins online March 21, where participant will work both independently and collaboratively to begin exploring ERM concepts and strategies. Next, participants and ERM faculty will meet in-person at ASHRM Academy, and engage in robust discussion, case studies and practical application. The program will concluse online, advancing the learning and in-person application by allowing for ongoing communication and collaboration among participants and faculty.
Risk Financing Boot Camp
Understanding the basics of risk financing allows the risk manager to tie clinical efforts directly to the financial ramifications. The Risk Financing Boot Camp will help risk managers learn key risk financing information and techniques, as well as how to better assess their own programs. From reviewing loss runs to understanding actuarial reports, an educated risk manager can engage their c/suite by talking about the financial implications of the risk management program to the organization. We will start by looking at insurance policies and end by ‘running’ a captive – illustrating how the options of risk financing parallel the organization’s philosophy on risk identification, mitigation and resolution. Each participant will leave with practical tools to use in their daily work.
CPHRM Exam Prep Course
The Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM) is the healthcare industry's premier national certification for the risk management profession. The review course is intended to assist eligible risk management professionals prepare for the CPHRM certification exam. The course is not designed to teach foundational concepts. This course can help participants focus on content areas that may require a more in-depth review, as well as identify familiar content areas for which a more cursory review will suffice. The agenda for the course corresponds to the five major content areas of the CPHRM Exam.
The AHA Certification Center will be offering a special administration of the CPHRM Exam on April 20 at ASHRM Academy. The CPHRM exam is based on practical experience and knowledge gained academically, as well as on the job. Candidates must meet eligibility requirements to sit for the exam. Those who receive a passing score on the exam, earn the CPHRM certification. Candidates must register through the AHA Certification Center before March 23 in order to take the exam. For more information, contact (312) 422-3702 or certification@aha.org.
Important Dates and Deadlines:

Early-Bird Deadline - March 18
ERM Certificate Online Pre-Work Begins - March 21

Start of Monday and Tuesday Programs - April 18
Start of Wednesday and Thursday Programs - April 20
AHA Certification Offering of CPHRM Exam - April 20
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)  
155 N. Wacker Drive Suite 400 Chicago, IL 60606
Contact ASHRM: P: (312) 422-3980 F: (312) 422-4580 ashrm@aha.org