Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning
Understand emergency health systems and how they work
The Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning (CEHSP) is designed primarily for managers working in Canada's emergency health services system. The certificate aims to:
- Help emergency and disaster health services managers to design an efficient pre-hospital care system through community-based emergency health need assessment with regard to people, time, and place
- Enable managers to design an Emergency Health Services system that meets the needs of community by integrating the elements of planning cycle and unique specification of Emergency Health Services system structure
Why take the Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning?
- Reinforce your experience: Get a certificate to complement your experience in the emergency field.
- Kick off your career: The CEHSP is a great way to get your foot in the door if you want a job in the healthcare system in the areas of emergency or disaster management.
- Move up the ladder: Progress in your career and enter a managerial role with the added knowledge the Certificate will provide.
- Next steps: The Certificate is a great complement to a previous degree in a healthcare-related field.
- Prepare for further study: Once you've completed the CEHSP, you can continue on and complete the Certificate in Emergency Health System Management or the Diploma in Emergency Health Services Management (DEHSM). It's also a great way to prepare yourself for the Master of Health Administration (MHA).
What can I do with this certificate?
The Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning was designed by EHS professionals, and is geared towards developing essential management skills to work in this field. Students who have completed the certificate go on to roles in:
- Emergency planning roles
- Managerial roles in EHS, Disaster, or Management Agencies
You must meet the Dalhousie University undergraduate admission requirements to be considered for this program. This certificate program does not typically accept people applying directly from high school. It is recommended that you have work or volunteer experience in the health services industry before applying for the program.
A complete application consists of the following documents:
- A completed application form and fee
- An official transcript of the record of academic work completed to date
- One letter of reference (academic or professional)
- Resume/curriculum vitae
- TOEFL (international applications)
Application deadlines are:
- March 1 for September start
- November 15 for January start
- March 15 for May start
The one-year certificate features both academic and results-oriented curriculum. Students accepted into the Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning (CEHSP) take the following half credit classes:
The Certificate in Emergency Health Services System Planning (CEHSP) is fully online offering flexible study options. The certificate is conducted through the Internet and web-based conferencing tool within the Dalhousie e-Learning platform. The Dalhousie e-Learning platform consists of a well-established suite of tools, which provide mechanisms for interactive exercises, such as group discussions, presentations, and information sharing. The certificate uses on-line learning technology for recommended readings, lessons, and course activities (e.g. assignments, tests, self-tests, etc.).
For further information regarding the certificate, write, email or call:
||Facutly of Health
School of Health Administration
Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
5850 College Street, 2nd Floor
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
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Sir Charles Tupper Medical Building
5850 College Street, 2nd Floor Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada