Emergency management (also known as emergency preparedness) involves work that is essentially risk management. This includes preparing for, responding to and recovering from emergencies at the local, regional, national and global level.
The right internship will enable you to take the skills and knowledge you have gained in the classroom and put them into action. That is why Benedictine’s MPH internship program offers such diversity and flexibility.
It may seem that an MBA in healthcare management and an MBA in healthcare administration are the same degree program because of the similarity in their names. While they cover many of the same areas, these are two very different programs that take students down distinct career paths.
As the healthcare industry grows, so too does the demand for qualified healthcare administrators. Not only do these professionals understand the needs of the healthcare system, they are also trained to look at the business of healthcare in a strategic, analytic way.
Nursing credentials attribute hard-earned degrees, licensure, certifications and other recognitions to your name. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) developed a standardized way of listing the six basic types of credentials in the nursing field. These follow your name in an agreed-upon order: degree, licensure, state designations, national certifications, awards and honors, and skills relevant to your work.
Before I begin this topic I want to go ahead and throw out there that I am completely biased! While I did not obtain my MBA at Benedictine, I did complete my PhD here. I've also taught in the Benedictine MBA program for the past eight years. That means I've seen roughly four full generations go through the program. I’ve taught at least five different courses — with multiple sections of each one — and I've developed the curricula for three of them.
Have you seen Netflix’s Smartest Guys in the Room? It’s based on McLean & Elkind's 2003 book of the same name that chronicles the rise and fall of Enron. It’s a fascinating story of ambition, greed, and a complete lack of an ethical compass. At the same time that Enron's leaders were preaching to their employees about doing the right thing, they were doing every wrong thing you could imagine.
The healthcare industry is growing so fast that it’s breaking records and shows many signs that it’s likely to keep expanding. For example, hospital job growth exploded in 2015 with a 306 percent increase over the previous year.1
Just because someone is in a managerial or supervisory role, doesn’t automatically make that person a true leader. That designation is often reserved for those who display a certain set of attributes in addition to practical business skills. These leadership qualities are in high demand for good reason — they can drive organizational success and elevate employee morale. Here’s a synopsis of the qualities of a good manager.
For many people moving into management, it signifies the achievement of a major career goal. It is the demonstration that their hard work has paid off and their contributions have been recognized. The trick of course is that at least half the people who get moved into management are not prepared for its realities.