Preparation and eligibility for the certified health education specialist (CHES) and master certified health education specialist (MCHES) examinations
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
explain the eligibility criteria for the CHES and MCHES examinations, discuss registration process and numbers for the both the CHES and MCHES examinations, and identify school reports available by NCHEC for use professional preparation programs.
Keyword(s): Certification, Professional Preparation
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the Chair of the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing. This is a non paid volunteer position. The chair is elected by all Commissioners; Commissioners are elected by certified health educators. I have been following the health education specialist credentialing movement since the mid 1980s.
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.