212685 Relationship between Agency Accreditation and Workshop Development

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 11:15 AM

Kaye Bender, RN, PHD, FAAN , Executive Director, Public Health Accreditation Board, Alexandria, VA
This section will focus on the relationship between the new public health accreditation program and development of the public health workforce. Specific standards in the accreditation process will be linked to professional development in public health.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the role that public health agency accreditation plays in supporting public health workforce development. 2. Identify the PHAB standards that describe workforce development.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have over 25 years of experience in continuing education and have served on the APHA Education Board CE committee for a number of years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.