Online Program

Educating Arizona Public Health Professionals: Preparing for Accreditation

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 12:50 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Daniella Smith, BIS, Arizona Public Health Association, Phoenix, AZ
An overview of grant activities and results will be shared with the audience.  Statewide visits were conducted and information was gathered on how AzPHA could best support local health departments.  As a result, AzPHA co-hosted an in-person PHAB documentation training with the Arizona Department of Health Services, and hosted two webinars during the grant period.

Learning Areas:

Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Describe what Arizona has done to support accreditation efforts in our state. Discuss grant outcomes.

Keyword(s): Accreditation, Peer Education

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Daniella Smith is the Executive Director of the Arizona Public Health Association, Through the APHA Accreditation Grant, Daniella has had an opportunity to travel around the state, visiting local health departments and gathering information on how AzPHA can best support accreditation efforts statewide.
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.