Certificate Program in Health Care Finance for Nurse Executives


In today's evolving health care environment, when hospitals are struggling to maintain their margins in the face of rising costs, decreased payment and increased expectations for quality care outcomes, every health care clinical leader has increased accountability for bottom line results. To equip nurse executives for these challenges, AONE, in partnership with the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) offers a Certificate in Health Care Finance for Nurse Executives.

AONE and HFMA faculty provide an overview of executive level health care finance through lectures, small group discussions, case studies, as well as the pre readings and webinar. The program provides Senior Nurse Executives with the concepts, tools and techniques to understand how the integration of clinical, operational and financial data impacts day-to-day operations and bottom line.


The Certificate in Health Care Finance is awarded upon the completion of:
• A two-day Executive Level Skills in Health Care Finance course
• Preparatory reading
• Pre- and post-assessment (scores do not influence achievement of the certificate)
• A webinar on health care policy related to finance

Day One (lunch provided)
8:00 – 11:45 a.m.
• Finance and the Nurse Executive
• Healthcare Finance: The Big Picture
• The Shift from Volume to Value

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
• Lunch

1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
• Executive Health Care Financial Management Skills

Day Two (lunch provided)
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
• Health Care Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement
• Aligning Clinical and Finance Professionals to Drive Value

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
• Lunch

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
• Aligning Clinical and Finance Professionals to Drive Value, cont.
• Putting it All Together: Addressing the Common Theses that Drive Value
• Small Group Discussion
• Wrap Up

Continuing Education Contact Hours

The certificate program is approved for 16 continuing nursing education contact hours. The American Organization of Nurse Executives is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

AONE is authorized to award 16 hours of pre-approved ACHE Qualified Education credit (non-ACHE) for this program toward advancement, or recertification in the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Educational Foundation is registered with the National Association of the State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing education on the National Registry of the CPE sponsors. ate boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual course for CPE credit.

AONE is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15740.


AONE has reserved a nightly rate of $199 plus tax at the Omni Austin. A special link to reserve the discounted rate will be provided in your confirmation email. The discounted rate is available until Aug 30, 2019, or until rooms have sold out. Please make sure to book early.

AONE cannot be held liable for non-refundable airline tickets or hotel room deposits. AONE suggests that you do not purchase restricted or nonrefundable tickets for travel to the annual meeting. AONE assumes no liability for penalties or fare increases should the annual meeting sell out or in the unlikely event that changes to the annual meeting dates and/or location become necessary. Hotel reservations, cancelations and charges are the attendee’s responsibility.


Chuck Alsdurf, CPA, is HFMA's Director of Healthcare Finance Policy, Operational Initiatives

Linda Q. Everett, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, is a Leadership Consultant and Adjunct Professor, Indiana University School of Nursing and former Executive Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, Indiana.

James H. Landman, J.D., Ph.D., is Director, Healthcare Finance Policy, Perspectives and Analysis, for the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).        

Sandra J Wolfskill, FHFMA is HFMA Director, Healthcare Finance Policy, Revenue Cycle MAP


A refund minus 20% will be granted to written requests received 14 days or more prior to the start date of the program. Cancellations must be submitted in writing via email to Shanna Sweeney. We will not be able to grant refunds after this date.

Registrants unable to attend may send an alternate. If the alternate is not a member of AONE and original registrant is a member, the nonmember differential must be paid

Special Accommodations

AONE complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and strives to ensure that no individual with a disability is deprived of the opportunity to participate in this program solely by reason of that disability. Through its agents, AONE will provide reasonable accommodations for a candidate with a disability who requests accommodations. Requests can be made by sending a written request 21 days in advance of the workshop to Shanna Sweeney.

23-24 Sep


Omni Austin
Austin, Texas

Registration Fee

Early Bird - ends Aug. 12, 2019
AONE Member $1,400
Non-member $1,650

AONE Member $1,600
Non-member $1,750