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Please respond to the following:
?Choose a health professional association (e.g., American Public Health Association, The American College of Healthcare Executives, etc.).
?Provide the following about the professional association or organization you chose:
?And some of its current goals

?Give information on how the organization or association supports persons in health service administration professional careers

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American Psychiatric Association


The mission of American Psychiatric Association is to promote the highest and attainable quality care for people with mental disabilities and disorders and their families, to promote psychiatric education and research, to advance and represent the profession of psychiatry and to serve the professional needs of its membership (Vision, 2012).


The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists that works together to ensure that humane care and effective treatment for all the persons with mental disorders including intellectual development disorders and even substance disorders. It tends to be the voice and conscience of the modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and the treatment of the same (Vision, 2012).

Current Goals;

American Psychiatric Association has a number of things that it ...

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Health care professional associations are examined.

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Book: Sultz, H., & Young, K. (2011). Health care USA: Understanding its organization and delivery (7th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

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