The Nuts and Bolts of the PHAB Accreditation Process

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Date Developed: 9/29/2014. Source: Public Health Accreditation Board. Presenter(s): n.a.. Type: Online Course. Level: Introductory. Length: 40 minutes.


This module gives health department leaders, Accreditation Coordinators, and accreditation team members a beginning base of knowledge about what is involved in leading their health department through the accreditation process. While targeting Accreditation Coordinators, it gives anyone an idea of what a health department must do to prepare and begin the PHAB accreditation process.

Learning Objectives

• List the different types of information that will be required to include in the PHAB application.

• Describe the accreditation process and the responsibilities of the accreditation coordinator in each of the steps.

• State the three pre-requisites and the corresponding PHAB standard.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.