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REQUIREMENT

ASSOCIATE

REGULAR

FELLOW

Completed a course in hospital or health related administration Yes Yes Yes
Diploma in Hospital or Healthcare Services Administration No Yes Yes
Masters or Doctoral Degree in Public Health; Business Administration; Nursing Administration or other Health Sciences No Yes Yes
Engaged in the field of Hospital or Healthcare Administration Yes
(at least 3 years)
Yes
(at least 3 years)
Yes
(at least 3 years)
Employment in an Administrative Position No Yes Yes
Experience as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a hospital or health care institution for at least 3 years No No Yes
Initiation Fees P800.00 P900.00 P1,000.00
Annual Dues P1,000.00 P1,200.00 P1,500.00

 

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

I. Membership in the Association shall be categorized as:
A. Associate Member
B. Regular Member
C. Fellow
D. Honorary Fellow
E. Life Member

II. In order to qualify for admission to the Association; the Candidate must apply in writing and present adequate information (Resumé) to show that he/she complies with the requirements of PCHA.

III. Candidates will be screened by the Credentials Committee and recommended to the Board of Regents the outcome of his/her application during the regular Board meeting for final action.

A formal Letter of Acceptance will be sent to the candidate as soon as the Board of Regents have taken up the recommendation of the Membership Committee during their regular Board meeting.

IV. ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

A. Individuals who are presently taking Hospital or Healthcare Administration or its equivalent and completed at least 15 units in the health related course recognized by CHED; at least 3 (three) years engagement in the field of hospital administration or its equivalent.

B. Individual who have completed a course in Hospital or health related Administration but have not fulfilled the other requirements for regular membership.

C. Individual who have not completed a Graduate Degree in Hospital or health related Administration but are engaged in the field of Hospital and Healthcare Administration for a minimum of three (3) years.

V. REGULAR MEMBERSHIP

A. Completion of Acceptable Graduate degree Course in Hospital or Health Care Services administration earning Diploma; Masters or Doctoral degree or Completion of an acceptable Masters or Doctoral degrees in Public Health; Business Administration; Nursing Administration or other Health Sciences from a Duly Recognized Graduate School.

B. Engaged in the field of hospital administration in any of the following:
(1) Employment in a responsible Administrative Position (head of a Department or higher) in at least a Secondary Hospital; Group Clinic Practice; Nursing Homes; Diagnostic and Laboratory Stand-alone Clinics or Healthcare Services.
(2) Active Consultancy in a Hospital or Health Care Service Administration.
(3) Regular Membership in a Faculty of an Acceptable Graduate School in Hospital and Health Care related Administration.
(4) Experience in Hospital or Health Care Administration as defined in Article II, Sec. 1, B2: (a) For at least 3 years for those who completed a degree in Hospital or Health related services Administration; (b) For at least 3 years for those who completed a degree in Public Health; Business Administration; Nursing Administration or any Health related Sciences.

C. Good Moral Character and Ethical conduct.

D. Other Requirements that may be prescribed by the Board of Regents.

VI. FELLOW

A. Fellowship is the attainment of professional recognition in hospital administration or its equivalent is awarded by advancement from Regular Membership upon fulfillment of the following requirements:

(1) The candidate must satisfy 2 out of the following (5) criteria:
a. Active Regular membership for at least three (3) consecutive years.
b. Engaged in the field of hospital or health care administration (as defined in Article 1, Sec. 2B) for at least (3) years.
c. Obtained a Masters or Doctoral Degree in hospital administration or health related services administration; or health related degree such as MBA, MPH, MAN and experience thereafter as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a hospital or health care institution for at least 3 years.
d. Election as Fellow in an acceptable Professional Organization of hospital and health administrators here or abroad.
e. Earned at least 60 CPE-HA Units.

(2) The candidate should be a Regular member of the College for at least 3 years.

(3) Published a Scientific Paper in Hospital or Healthcare related administration; strategic planning paper; strama; thesis or have presented a paper in a seminar or scientific meeting here or abroad.

(4) The candidate should pass satisfactory grade of 85% in the written Fellowship Examination.

(5) Other requirements that may be approved by the Board of Regents.

(6) The Candidate shall be screened by the Credentials Committee; examined by the Examination Committee and recommended to the Board of Regents for final actions.

DUES AND FEES

I. Annual Dues:
A. Associate Member……………………………………………………………………………P 1,000.00
B. Regular Member…………………………………………………………………………………P 1,200.00
C. Fellow Member……………………………………………………………………………………P 1,500.00

The Board of Regents can change the fees for the annual dues by a vote of at least nine (9) members of the Board of Regents during their regular meeting.

II. Annual dues shall be payable not later that the thirtieth (30th) of April each year. Adjustment in the amount of dues may be allowed with at least nine (9) votes of the members of the Board of Regents in a form of a Resolution.

III. Upon Payment of Seven thousand Pesos (P7,000.00) a Fellow shall be conferred Life Fellow Member and exempted from paying further annual dues. However, by remain in active status member – he/she must fulfill other requirements prescribed by the By-Laws (Life Member).

IV. Initiation Fees:
A. Admission to Associate Members………………………………………………P 800.00
B. Admission to Regular Members……………………………………………………P 900.00
C. Admission to Fellowship…………………………………………………………………P 1,000.00

The Board of Regents can change the initiation fees by a vote of at least nine (9) members of the Board of Regents during their regular meeting in a form of Resolution.

Download the Application form online and the Questionnaire for New Members here. Fill them up, scan and send to pchainc@yahoo.com