252537 Kentucky Accreditation Preparation Planning

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 10:55 AM

Rona Stapleton, MPA, BA, AA, CMF , Department for Public Health, Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Frankfort, KY
This presentation will provide an overview of the Technical Assistance project taken on by the Kentucky Department of Public Health. This speaker will provide an overview of Kentucky's plan to pursue voluntary accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board, and the strategic planning and organizational efforts implemented by management and staff. Discussion will include dissemination of information about internal education, championing, awareness teams, logic models, and team charters.

Learning Areas:
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the steps the Kentucky Department of Public Health has taken to align their health agency with practices that will cultivate an environment of accreditation readiness.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the State Accreditation Coordinator (SAC) for the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH), Frankfort, Ky.
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.