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NACCHO Workforce Policy Statements


 
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The following policy statements summarize NACCHO's position on various topics related to the public health workforce. To view all of the NACCHO policy statements, click here.

 
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Workforce Certification and Credentialing
The Workforce Certification and Credentialing policy statement describes the attributes that NACCHO recommends for public health certification and credentialing programs. More »
 
 
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Education and Recruitment of Public Health Nurses
The Education and Recruitment of Public Health Nurses policy statement provides guidelines to help LHDs address the challenge of recruiting and retaining qualified nurses amidst funding cuts. More »
 
 
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ePublic Health Workforce
The ePublic Health Workforce policy statement articulates NACCHO's support for and recommendations related to the use of innovative technologies to protect and improve the public's health. More »
 
 
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Certification in Public Health and Maintenance of Certification
The Certification in Public Health and Maintenance of Certification policy statement describes NACCHO's relationship with the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) and outlook on the NBPHE Certification in Public Health (CPH). More »
 
 
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Local Public Health Workforce Development
The Local Public Health Workforce Development policy statement stresses that attention and funding be directed to the crucial workforce development needs of local health departments. More »
 
 
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Minimum Package of Public Health Services
The Minimum Package of Public Health Services policy statement asserts NACCHO's support for an evidence- and experience-based minimum package of public health services that local health departments should be able to provide. More »
 
 
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Inclusion of the Medical Reserve Corps in Public Health, Preparedness, and Response Activities
NACCHO supports the full integration of the MRC into local public health activities, and urges local health departments to sponsor or partner with an MRC unit and utilize the volunteer capacity for both emergency and day-to-day public health activities. More »