Online Program

Accreditation and the Community Guide

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 10:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.

Shawna L. Mercer, MSc, PhD, The Guide to Community Preventive Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

Learning Areas:

Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Discuss a Crosswalk tool that was developed to assist health departments in identifying evidence-based programs, services, and policies from The Community Guide whose implementation may lead to documentation that demonstrates conformity with PHAB Domains, standards and measures. Identify the types and numbers of connections between Community Guide interventions and PHAB Domains, standards, and measures. List practical suggestions as to how health departments can best use the Crosswalk in their accreditation readiness efforts.

Keyword(s): Accreditation, Community Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Shawna L. Mercer, M.Sc., Ph.D. is the Director, The Guide to Community Preventive Services and Chief, The Community Guide Branch
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.