Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Nonprofit Accrediting Orgs, Regulatory Bodies, and Professional Associations in U.S. Health Care
Slide content:Professional Associations - 2 Sets requirements: For entry into the profession May require license or certificate For maintaining membership in the profession Members generally have a significant amount of education, training, or experience 28
Slide notes:Most professional associations set requirements for entry into the profession and for maintaining membership. These requirements may include a license or certificate from a state or private authority. In most cases, entry and maintenance requirements are significant and involve testing, training, experience, and continuing education. This lecture discusses four associations that are prominent in the health care field: the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association, and the American Nursing Association. 28