Annotation: 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.
Continuing Education: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s), 0.75 ANCC contact hours, 1.00 hour of participation, 1.00 hour of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit; expires 9/29/2017.