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Member Benefits

Why belong to IAHSS?

The IAHSS membership encompasses a wide variety of healthcare, security and safety professionals from a broad spectrum of organizations. Networking with fellow peers and sharing best practices is often cited as a major benefit of membership along with educational opportunities and vast array of resources. The educational programs offered through chapters at the local level and at our Annual Conference & Exhibition enable members to not only grow in knowledge and skill but also offer opportunities for networking and career advancement. Resources like the IAHSS Industry Guidelines, the Design Guidelines, and the Journal of Healthcare Protection Management offer a steady supply of information to keep you up to date.

 

   

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Members are categorized by the membership types described below. When applying for membership, please select the membership type that is most appropriate for you. All member registrations will be reviewed to ensure the correct membership type is assigned prior to approval.

Professional Member
Professional membership is ONLY available to individuals working in a healthcare facility who have management and / or supervisory responsibilities in security, safety or emergency management. (May be either contract or proprietary)
CHPA’s in good standing may hold Professional membership status regardless of employment status.

Professional members are granted the following privileges:

  • full voting privileges,
  • all electronic materials and IAHSS member website access
  • printed and mailed association materials (i.e. Journal for Healthcare Protection Management)
  • may stand for local/chapter election, providing otherwise eligible
  • may stand for International Board of Directors election, providing otherwise eligible
  • may hold volunteer positions, if eligible and approved

Examples: Hospital Security Director/Manager/Supervisor

Annual dues: $125 US dollars


Partner Member
Partner membership is available to individuals who are engaged in the selling or providing of security and safety products, equipment or services.

Partner members are granted the following privileges:

  • voting privileges,
  • printed and mailed association materials (i.e. Journal for Healthcare Protection Management)
  • all electronic materials and IAHSS member website access
  • may stand for local/chapter election, providing otherwise eligible
  • may hold some volunteer positions, if eligible and approved

Partner members do NOT have the following privileges:

  • standing for International Board of Directors election

Examples: consultant, product developer, business development manager, law enforcement personnel.


Annual dues $150 US dollars


Associate Member
Associate membership is ONLY available to individuals who work in a healthcare facility in security, safety or emergency management and do NOT have management and /or supervisory responsibilities. (May be either contract employees or proprietary)

Associate members are granted the following privileges:

  • all electronic materials and IAHSS member website access
  • may stand for local/chapter election, providing otherwise eligible
  • may hold some volunteer positions, if eligible and approved

Associate members do NOT have the following privileges:

  • voting privileges,
  • printed and mailed association materials (i.e. Journal for Healthcare Protection Management), unless purchased separately
  • standing for International Board of Directors election

Example: Hospital Security Officer


Annual dues $50 US dollars


Healthcare Stakeholder Member
Healthcare Stakeholder membership is available to individuals working in a healthcare facility who do not have responsibilities in security, safety or emergency management.

Healthcare Stakeholder members are granted the following privileges:

  • all electronic materials and IAHSS member website access
  • may stand for local/chapter election, providing otherwise eligible
  • may hold some volunteer positions, if eligible and approved

Healthcare Stakeholder members do NOT have the following privileges:

  • voting privileges,
  • printed and mailed association materials (i.e. Journal for Healthcare Protection Management), unless purchased separately
  • standing for International Board of Directors election

Examples: emergency department doctors and nurses, healthcare risk management professionals

 

Annual dues $100 US dollars

 


  

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