National Healthcareer Association website
National Healthcareer Association (NHA) is the title of the website. This health care professional organization seeks to provide individuals with assistance in obtaining certification and training in health care. The site provides information about certifications which includes focus on different professions, information meant for schools such as study materials, information for employers and information on career resources such as job board and professional development. The site provides information about NHA such as news and events.
The site was very useful as it clearly highlights the certifications that the organization offers for the allied health care professionals. Three things learnt from the site is first the organization offers pharmacy technician (PT) certification, the EKG technician certificate (CET) and Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) certification. Secondly, the organization provides training to health professionals and thirdly, the organization emphasizes on the value of certification based on the understanding that, “certification is more than just a piece of paper-it shows commitment to your career, personal growth and patient care”. Generally, the site is quite informative about the need of health care professional getting certifications.
The area of profession that I would like to learn more about is Electronic Health Records Specialist. This is due to the fact that this area provides a better understanding of how advancements in technology are incorporated in the field of health care. Some of the traits that I have that make me a good fit for this profession is a sense of accountability, integrity and responsibility. These traits are important in making sure that errors in electronic health records are reduced. In order to be successful in this profession I need to develop research and development skills in order to understand how new technological knowledge is being used to enhance electronic record keeping.
Health Care Administrators Association (HCAA)
Health Care Administrators Association (HCAA) is the title of the website. This health care professional organization seeks to provide maintenance in education, running general underwriters, networking, medical managers auditing firms, health care managers, brokers, human resource managers and advocacy needs of third-party administrators (TPAs). Due to the fact that the association is a non-profit organization it works towards strengthening its influence with major stakeholders so as to expand and transform its responsibility towards the healthcare benefit administration.
The site provides information about promoting of education, exchanging of ideas, developing the quality of healthcare third party benefit administration and its cost effectiveness. The site also provides information on the opportunities of learning and growth of its members. The site demonstrates that there is transparency in the association in decision making which leads to fairness and respectful exchange of ideas.
The site was very useful as it clearly provides a framework for growth towards the Health care Administrators Association (HCAA). Three things I learnt from the site include first the mission for the Health care Administrators Association is to promote education, exchange of important ideas and information, secondly the purpose of the Healthcare Administrators Association (HCAA) is to sustain health care so that it can be of great importance in promoting the administration towards achieving its goals and lastly it has its core values which include integrity, leadership, quality and development.
Generally the site is very educative and brings about satisfaction in learning about the Health Care Administrators. The area of profession that I would like to learn more about is health care administrator. This is due to the fact that this area seeks to promote healthcare through expanded responsibility and better healthcare administration. Some of the traits that I have that make me a good fit for this profession includes integrity and accountability. These traits are important in making sure that there is promotion of education, exchanging of ideas and development of quality healthcare third party benefit administration. In order to be successful in this profession I need to become more informed of Health Care Administrators Association mission, goals and objectives and work towards their accomplishment.
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is the title of the website. This health care professional organization seeks to provide emphasizes on the understanding that laboratory medicine is important in healthcare. The site provides information about the organization’s mission statement, history and code of ethics. The site also provides information on how an individual can become a member of the organization, career center; which is a section about jobs and certification information and the organization’s annual meetings.
The site is very useful as it provides students with adequate information about the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science. It gives important details that an individual should take into consideration while choosing a professional career. Furthermore, the site demonstrates how one can become a member of ASCLS. Three things learnt from the site include the fact that SCLS has partnered with Advance Healthcare Shop to provide its members with exclusive ASCLS merchandise. Secondly, ASCLS has an online store where one can buy education resources such as “Entry Level Curriculum?”. Thirdly, I have learned that being a member of ASCLS one is kept informed through ASCLS today and Clinical laboratory science publications. Generally, the site is very much informative about ASCLS and especially with respect to the process of becoming a member.
The area of profession that I would like to learn more about is clinic medical assistant. This is due to the fact that this profession seeks to ensure that health within the society is promoted and sustained through the promoting of quality administration. Some of the traits that I have that make me a good fit for this profession includes being compassionate and loving. These traits are important in ensuring that patients feel cared for by health care providers which accelerate the healing and recovery process. In order to be successful in this profession I need to seek more knowledge and read more books while at the same pursuing other certifications related to this profession. This will ensure that I provide quality care to patients.