2012 Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) Program

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Course Description

Take This Course

Take the course(s) by visiting the program sessions blow.

Registration for the 2012 CBA program is now closed.

Please contact Anne Farace at the ASA with questions regarding registration at (847) 268-9126 or a.farace@asahq.org

  Sessions

This program will provide you with an overall orientation of the business skills needed to successfully manage the operations and functions of your healthcare organization or medical practice and will allow you to participate actively in its strategic success. This program is designed to teach the business skills that will help you to run a department, managing the challenges of a modern practice (private or academic), attain some of the language and perspective of the other side of the table and sharpen your entrepreneurial skills, or it can be taken purely for your self-edification.

All credits are awarded upon completion of the entire program (i.e., following the last session on February 9-10, 2013). Credits earned will be applied to the year 2013.

Participants must attend ALL sessions to receive CME credit and certificate. Missed sessions must be made-up the following year to claim CME credit and certificate. CME credit will be awarded for the year of completion.

Course Schedule
The CBA program will be presented through a mixture of live, on-site sessions and distance learning modules on DVD-ROM which are in Microsoft PowerPoint format. To enhance the learning experience with the interaction of fellow students, the CBA faculty will offer the course materials and list serves via the Internet to complement the on-site learning modules.

CBA 2012 Live Sessions Dates

  • March 24-25, 2012
  • August 11-12, 2012
  • November 3-4, 2012
  • February 9-10, 2013

Program Schedule
On-site Sessions are held on Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 7 a.m. to noon at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center in Houston, Texas.

 

 

March 24-25, 2012

  • Module 1: Successful Leadership and Management
  • Module 5: Organizational Behavior

August 11-12, 2012

  • Module 4: Legal Aspects of Healthcare
  • Module 6: Management of Human Resources
  • Module 10: Strategic Analysis and Business Plan Development

November 3-4, 2012

  • Module 2: Accounting and Financial Analysis of Healthcare Organizations
  • Module 3: Financial Management and Budgeting

February 9-10, 2013

  • Module 8: Integrated Delivery Systems

Distance Learning Modules

  • Module 7: Marketing and Consumer Behavior
  • Module 9: Business Communications - Integrated Marketing Communications in Healthcare

Login to the Education Center after each session to complete the evaluation. The course will be listed on your home page under “My Courses in Progress”. Credit can be claimed at the end of the final session in 2013.
If you have a disability requiring accommodation, please send a description of your needs to a.farace@asahq.org .

 

Learning Objectives:

After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Assess personal leadership skills in relation to the requirement and types of leadership;
  2. Discuss basic concepts of accounting and financial analysis;
  3. Develop a budget plan and integrate it in the management of an organization;
  4. Evaluate compliance and organizational issues, regulatory and other legal constraints, and interrelationships within the healthcare industry;
  5. Identify and effectively use communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution techniques in a group-based environment;
  6. Optimize contracting, fee schedule analysis and negotiation strategies through an understanding of basic managed care and integrated delivery system precepts;
  7. Evaluate compliance and organizational issues, regulatory and other legal constraints, and interrelationships within the healthcare industry;
  8. Develop a marketing plan for your organization through a basic understanding of the principles of marketing;
  9. Evaluate business communications and technical report writing;
  10. Describe the role of promotional strategy in healthcare services marketing.

Faculty & Credentials:

Program Chair
Asa C. Lockhart, M.D., M.B.A. 

Partner, East Texas Anesthesiology Associates
Principal, Golden Caduceus Consultants
Tyler, Texas

Program Faculty
Ken Black, Ph.D.
Professor: Decision Sciences
University of Houston — Clear Lake
Houston, Texas

Dianne B. Love, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor of Healthcare Administration
University of Houston — Clear Lake
Houston, Texas

Stuart Miller, J.D. 
Associate
Strasburger & Price
Houston, Texas

Judith Jurin Semo, J.D.
Judith Jurin Semo, PLLC
Washington, D.C.

Kevin C. Wooten, Ph.D.
Chair, Administrative Sciences
Professor of Management and Human Resource Management
University of Houston — Clear Lake
Houston, Texas

Edward A. Sandy, II, MD, MBA,
Vice chair, community practices in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/Magee-Womens Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Amr E. Abouleish, M.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA.

 

Target Audience:

This program is designed for participants who have had no formal business education. The CBA program will give you some of the tools you need for a successful medical practice in areas that may not have been covered in medical school or during residency.

CME Credit:

50.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 50.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method:

Attend live events and complete online surveys.

Required Hardware / Software:

Web browser.

Activity Release Date:

11/22/2011

Activity Expiration Date:

12/31/2013

Estimated Time to Complete:

50 hours

CME Credit:

50.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 50.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

50.00 Non-physician Credit

Non-physicians may receive a Certificate of Completion stating that this activity was designated for 50.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.