Educational Programs at ASHRM Academy

ASHRM Academy 2020 features all of the American Society of Health Care Risk Management’s top-rated education and certificate programs. From introductory-level education to more advanced programs, ASHRM Academy has something to offer for health care risk management professionals of all experience levels.


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Program Options 

The HRM Certificate Program 

Three-part in-person program

The Health Care Risk Management Certificate Program, a cornerstone of ASHRM’s professional development opportunities, identifies and explains key aspects of the risk management role. This program provides interactive, learner-centered content, allowing participants to work through health care risk management scenarios, make critical decisions and interact with leading experts in the field of risk management.

The program includes three modules: Essentials in Health Care Risk Management, Applications in Health Care Risk Management and Advanced Forum in Health Care Risk Management. Those who complete the entire Health Care Risk Management Certificate Program (all 3 modules) will earn the complete program certificate. 

Please Note: Registrants will be able to complete only 2 modules at ASHRM Academy 2020.


Patient Safety Certificate Program 

Blended learning - combines online and in-person learning

The Patient Safety Certificate Program is designed to assist health care risk management and patient safety professionals in applying 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 designed in a “blended learning” approach; attendees will begin the program after March 13 with an online component followed by meeting in-person on April 20 and 21. Registration for this program closes March 13.


Risk Financing Certificate Program 

In-person program

Understanding the basics of risk financing allows the risk manager to tie clinical efforts directly to the financial ramifications. This 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. This program 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 Prep Course

In-person program

The CPHRM Exam Preparation Course is designed to help you prepare to take the exam. This course helps participants focus on and learn about the content areas of the exam that require an in-depth review and identify which areas require only a cursory review. The agenda for the course corresponds to the five major content areas of the CPHRM Exam.


Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Certificate Program

In-person 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. 

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