Domain 12 Documentation Examples
Domain 12: Maintain capacity to engage the public health governing entity
Domain 12 focuses on the health department's capacity to support and engage its governing entity in maintaining the governmental public health infrastructure for the jurisdiction served. Governing entities play an important role in the function of many public health departments. 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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