2017 Board of Governors Exam Prep Options

Your SC ACHE Advancement Committee is offering two ways to earn the FACHE credential in 2017: a one-day “Study Buddy” session, and the traditional 10-week exam prep course.

If you are interested in the “Study Buddy” opportunity this fall, please email Sshune Rhodes at Advancement@SCACHEChapter.com with your contact information.

See below for additional details on the 10-week exam prep course – don’t delay taking your Board of Governors Exam for another year, make this year the one you add “FACHE” behind your name.


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Join Us for the 16th Annual SC ACHE Chapter Leadership Conference!

Join us on October 6, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. at PHTS for the 16th Annual SC ACHE Chapter Leadership Conference: Critical Financial Skills for Hospital Success!

Shrinking profit margins due to reductions in Medicare and managed care reimbursement and the escalating cost of providing high-quality patient care have resulted in a renewed emphasis on financial skills for today’s healthcare executives. By understanding the organizational requirements that affect your financial outcomes, you can help your organization remain competitive. You will leave this seminar with the financial analysis tools and techniques needed to achieve your organizational and financial goals.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the details of financial statements and their relevance to the organization’s financial outcomes.
  • Use financial ratios to measure your organization against standard benchmarks.
  • Apply operating and capital budgeting techniques to achieve optimum success.
  • Benchmark against the industry financial metrics to gauge organizational performance.
  • Differentiate the elements of operating and capital budgets that have the greatest effect on financial outcomes.
  • Prosper in this difficult economic cycle of reduced reimbursement and tightening credit.

Click here to download the conference brochure and to register. We look forward to seeing you there!

Last Chance – Register Now for the 2016 ACHE Board of Governors Exam Prep Course!

“I would absolutely recommend this course to others seeking the FACHE credential, and already have! It gives attendees the opportunity to collaborate with others and become more engaged in the material than just reading it off a page.” –James Teixeira, FACHE (Passed Exam Spring 2015)

“The SC ACHE Board of Governors exam prep course helped to categorize and add focus to the information I was studying, and also helps you to focus on technical accuracy and what else is going on in our industry outside of individual silos or jobs. I would definitely recommend to anyone preparing for the FACHE credential.” –Ransom Weatherford, MSA, DHA (Passed Exam Spring 2015)


You too can share in James and Ransom’s success in passing the ACHE Board of Governors Exam! Contact us now to join this cohort and connect with fellow colleagues from across the state for an interactive and collaborative course to prepare you for the exam requirement for the FACHE credential. This course will take place via webinar from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST each Friday from March 18th through May 20th, 2016. Each Knowledge Area on the Exam will be discussed in detail.


Click here to view additional information on the Prep Course and to contact Sshune Rhodes to join.

Register Now for the 2016 SC ACHE Annual Meeting!

Join SC ACHE and SCHA for our Annual Meetings on January 27-28, 2016 at SCHA’s William L. Yates Conference Center in Columbia.

This year’s Annual Meeting will feature:

  • Networking and awards luncheon moderated by our ACHE Regent, Sue Shugart
  • Speaker Tom Atchison, who will discuss leading and managing change

Don’t miss out on great speakers, networking, and ACHE Face-to-Face Education credits! Visit the event website for additional information, registration brochure, and registration.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Meeting Brochure