Online Program

Phab documentation requirements

Sunday, November 3, 2013 : 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Robin Wilcox, Public Health Accreditation Board, Alexandria, VA
PHAB has many requirements for documentation that must be considered as documents are collected for submission. Some requirements are stringent while others are flexible. Documentation requirements can also vary among Measures. There are general principles that are true for all documentation regarding format and content. This session will use lecture and group discussion to instruct on the PHAB requirements for documents. This will include the PHAB Guide to Documentation, use of the guidance in the Standards and Measures, and specific guidance for the various types of documentation that may be used.

Learning Areas:

Administration, management, leadership
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Define PHAB requirements for documents used for accreditation measure conformity Describe the elements of documentation requirements as listed in the Standards and Guide to Documentation

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Chief Program Officer at the Public Health Accreditation Board and the principal lead in the development of the public health accreditation Standards and Measures and the accreditation process. I am responsible for all interpretations of the Standards and Measures and guidance for the selection of documentation. I also manage the site visit process, where health departments’ documentation is assessed against the Standards and Measures.
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.