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Bachelor Of Health Services Management (BHSM) Programme Receives International Accreditation

Ms Chaffey said the programmes team would be provided with two free registrations to the ACHSM Asia-Pacific Annual Congress in 2022 in Perth, free access to the ACHSM Journal – Asia Pacific Journal of Health Services Management, and an invitation to work more closely with the ACHSM Queensland Branch for professional development programs organised by them during the year.
14 Jan 2022 11:19
Bachelor Of Health Services Management (BHSM) Programme Receives International Accreditation
Students from FNU’s College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (CMNHS) during class. Photo: FNU

Fiji National University’s (FNU), Bachelor of Health Services Management (BHSM) programme was awarded its accreditation certificate from the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM).

Offered at the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (CMNHS), School of Public Health and Primary Care (SPHPC), the quota-based programme aims to train health professionals to analyse the range of health management and leadership issues in the health sector and facilities which is affecting the health services delivery.

 

Students

Students will learn to acquire and apply modern concepts and competencies of health management and leadership as recommended for health managers and leaders internationally to be equipped with for better health service delivery.

Students also go for professional attachment in their final year to various health facilities.

 

Programme quality

College of Medicine acting dean, Dr Odille Chang said the international accreditation of this programme indicated the quality of the programme content and structure.

ACHSM chief executive officer, Catherine Chaffey said that the accreditation programmes key objectives are; to recognise excellence in the education of health services managers and leaders, to establish standards for the delivery of formal universities programmes in health and aged care services, to encourage a process of continuous quality improvement within these academic programmes, and to recognise academic programmes that met these standards through a transparent and objective process.

Ms Chaffey said the programmes team would be provided with two free registrations to the ACHSM Asia-Pacific Annual Congress in 2022 in Perth, free access to the ACHSM Journal – Asia Pacific Journal of Health Services Management, and an invitation to work more closely with the ACHSM Queensland Branch for professional development programs organised by them during the year.

 

 



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