Two or more years after Bachelor's or Master's Degree. Can be up to 6 years in length.
Completed educational requirements and meets the standards established by the professional assoc. for that career.
Granted by regulatory body that gives exams for the profession that also maintains a current list of personnel in that career.
Government agency authorizes individuals to work in a given occupation. Requires CEU's for renewal after passing board exams.
Continuing education units - additional hours of education to remain current in the specific career.
Technologist or Therapist
Usually a Bachelor's degree, but may also have Master's or Doctorate degree (Ex. Speech therapist, Medical Lab Technologist)
Specific number of hours required, depending on the program area. (Ex. Certified Nursing Assistant)
Information Services Careers
Involves documentation of client care, analysis, insurance coding, IT and operating systems.
Involved in creating therapeutic surroundings for direct and indirect patient care.
An individual who organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business (Donald Trump, Steve Jobs)