JUST HOW MUCH TRAINING IS REQUIRED TO GIVE GREAT HEALTH CARE SERVICE
Someone at a major health conference in the 1970’s in Canada predicted that hospitals would become “a battleground for health professionals”! And so it has. At a related conference a few years ago I was introduced to Credential creep.
In healthcare, we have seen Credential Creep in virtually every occupation. What can be learned, if not mastered, by persons with average intelligence, now becomes a basic requirement to work in that field. Ambulance Services is one such outstanding illustration as is Electrocardiography Technicians, Lab Technologists, Medicine and its specialties, Nursing and its specialties.
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Ken McGeorge, BS,DHA,CHE is a career health care executive based in Fredericton, NB, Canada.