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LowerNYS-Accreditation Accreditation and NYS Local Health Departments

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Course Description

This presentation discusses Livingston County’s experience becoming the first accredited Health Department New York State, and highlights the process, steps, strategies and tools used for determining agency readiness, preparation and submission of the application through hosting the Accreditation Team Site Visit, through the site visit report and PHAB Accreditation Committee decision.

Speaker: Joan Ellison, RN, MPH, former Public Health Director, Livingston County Department of Health 
Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 
Time: 1:00-2:00pm 

Council on Linkages Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

  • 7C12. Establishes teams for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals
  • 7C13. Motivates personnel for the purpose of achieving program and organizational goals

Who should view this presentation?

  • Health Commissioners and Public Health Directors
  • Accreditation Coordinators
  • Domain Leaders

Continuing Education Credit

1 CPH credit. The New York City-Long Island-Lower Tri-County Public Health Training Center is a NBPHE pre-approved provider of CPH continuing education credits. 1 CPH CE will be awarded for participation in this activity.

Estimated time to complete

1 hour

Average Completion Time

1 hours



Associated Programs (Explain)

There are no programs currently assigned to this course