Online Program

Policy Statement Development Process – From Submission to Acceptance

Monday, November 2, 2015 : 8:50 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.

Betty Daniels, PhD, RN, Brenau University, Atlanta, GA
APHA has a formalized process for policy development which includes a system of review by the Science Board and representatives from the Action and Education Boards prior to submission to Governing Council for official adoption by APHA. In this session the steps of the process will be outlined and common errors in policy proposals will be discussed.

Learning Areas:

Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Describe the steps involved in the APHA Policy Development Process from submission to approval by the Governing Council Identify the five most common problems identified by the Joint Policy Committee (JPC) during the policy review process

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Have served on Action Board and JPC for past 4 years
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.