Healthcare Ethics Consultant-Certified Program

Be a leader in the evolution of healthcare ethics consulting

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About the Healthcare Ethics Consultant Certification

Show you're a leader in the evolution of healthcare ethics consulting

The HEC-C credential is a valuable asset to both practicing healthcare ethics consultants and those serving in leadership roles within their institutions' healthcare ethics initiatives. This certification program is the first of its kind. The program evaluates your knowledge and skills in assessing factual information about medical ethics concerns, analyzing the ethical questions at hand to resolve issues and conflicts, using consistent processes that adhere to healthcare ethics competencies, and evaluating the outcomes and implications of your consultations. 

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Be a leader in the evolution of healthcare ethics consulting

Apply for the HEC certification exam to endorse your knowledge of key concepts in healthcare ethics and affirms your expertise, competence, and skillset.

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