Continuing Education – Accreditation

Advance your state, regional, territorial, local, or tribal health department through accreditation.  Increase efficiency and effectiveness of your operations in order to better serve your community.  The Accreditation Insider Telecourse includes six 30-minute audio modules, sample documentation, and a workbook to strengthen your accreditation readiness capacity.

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#1 PHAB Is Your PHriend
Inside Commentary, the Documentation Technology, and their views
LEARNING OUTCOMES
1.Identify positive attributes of the public health accreditation process
2.Describe the subjective norm that exists among health departments applying
for accreditation.
3.Discuss documentation collection and coding strategies.

#2 Community Health Needs Assessment
LEARNING OUTCOMES
1.Describe methods for developing a community health needs assessment
2.Identify core components of a community health needs assessment
3.Understand the role of partners in developing the community health needs
assessment.

#3 Community Health Improvement Planning
LEARNING OUTCOMES
1.Describe methods for developing a community health improvement plan
2.Identify core components of a community health improvement plan
3.Understand the role of partners in developing the community health
improvement plan

#4 Strategic Planning
LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Identify core components of a health department strategic plan
2. Explain the content required to develop each section of a strategic plan
3. Define the vision, mission, goals, objectives, accountabilities, and budget for
your organization.

#5 Workforce Development Planning
LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Understand PHAB documentation requirements for accreditation
2. Outline the components of a workforce development plan
3. Determine strategies to make training available for LHD staff
#6 Quality Improvement Planning and Sustainability
LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Describe methods for developing a quality improvement plan
2. Identify core components of a quality improvement plan
3. Understand the importance of sustainability and continuous monitoring for
quality improvement and PHAB compliance.