Domain 12 Documentation Examples
Domain 12: Maintain capacity to engage the public health governing entity
Domain 12 focuses on the health department's support and engagement of its governing entity in maintaining and strengthening the public health infrastructure for the jurisdiction served. Governing entities both directly and indirectly influence the direction of a health department and should play a key role in accreditation efforts. However, much variation exists regarding the structure, definition, roles, and responsibilities of governing entities.
A governing entity, as it relates to the accreditation process, should meet the following criteria:
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