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Accreditation Preparation Toolkit: Electronic Training for Local Governing Entities

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Course Description
NACCHO has developed electronic training modules for local health departments to use when they seek to engage their local governing entity (LGE) in the accreditation process.
These modules are meant to be brief, informative, and general. More specific information about the local health department's readiness and preparation should be provided by the agency.

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Target Audience
Public health department staff.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Introduce public health accreditation
  2. Briefly describe the accreditation process for local health departments
  3. Describe the importance of quality improvement (QI) in public health
  4. Explain the connection of QI and accreditation
  5. Governing body roles
  6. Governing bodies responsibilities related to accreditation

Council of Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (COL)/COL Tier(s)

  1. 2A10. Apply quality improvement strategies
  2. 2B11. Develop continuous quality improvement strategies
  3. 2C12. Implements organizational and system-wide strategies
  4. 2C13. Integrates emerging trends
  5. 6A 3. Relate public health sciences skills to core functions and essential services
  6. 6B 3. Relates public health science skills
  7. 6C 3. Core Public Health Functions and Ten Essential Services

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
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Online/ Self-study

Credit /CEU
None available

1 hr.

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Course Publication Date
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