CERTIFICATIONS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL ROLE

Select one of the following options to complete this assignment:
• Your current role in a hospital setting
• A professional role, such as an administrator, a nurse, respiratory therapist, health information specialist, physical therapist, or radiology technologist.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that summarizes the certifications and continuing education that would be appropriate for a professional role in a hospital or other applicable health care setting.
• Identify a professional organization that would provide professional development opportunities for the role you have selected.

• Describe the professional development and other opportunities the professional organization would provide to you as a member.
• Explain the importance of being a member in a professional organization.