251157 Everything you ever wanted to know about being Certified in Public Health (CPH)

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 12:50 PM

Molly Eggleston, MPH, CHES, CPH , National Board of Public Health Examiners, Pittsburgh, PA
Certification in Public Health is here More than 2,000 professionals have become Certified in Public Health (CPH). This panel of CPH professionals will share their experiences with the CPH process thus far. You will hear about their motivation, preparation, recognition, how CPH brought added credibility among their colleagues, and life after earning the CPH (including maintaining the CPH through CPH continuing education). This session will provide information on: Overview of the Certified in Public Health process; Motivations for Mastery; Preparing for the CPH Exam; and Staying Certified in Public Health, Maintenance of Certification (MOC). The National Board of Public Health Examiners is preparing its fourth annual examination for CPH status. Learners are encouraged to ask questions of the panel, all CPH professionals.

Learning Areas:
Administration, management, leadership
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Public health or related education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Describe the Certified in Public Health (CPH) process as a sentinel event in the history and development of the public health profession Provide examples of institutionalization of the CPH process in the field of public health

Keywords: Certification, Workforce

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I'm been sole staff to the NBPHE since 2009, and I'm a member of the Charter Class of CPH professionals.
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.