How to Maintain Your CHES/MCHES Certification - Part 2

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Course No.
HMCMA0816
Cost
No Charge
Credit

1.0 CHES Category I CECH

Chesley Cheatham

Chesley works as the Manager of Community Outreach in the Office of Patient and Public Education at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center. Chesley spent undergraduate years at Sam Houston State University in Texas. During that time, she became an advocate in the field of health education. She solidified her commitment to public health after an internship with the New York City’s Department of Health, Health Research Training Program.

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Nicole Lindsey, MPH, MCHES

Nicole Lindsey is the Manager of the Health Education and Wellness unit for Geneia.  Nicole received a Bachelor of Health Science degree from James Madison University and a Master of Public Health from the University of Boston, School of Public Health.  She is a nationally certified Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) from the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC).

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Course Details

Who Should View This Webcast

This session is intended for health educators with existing CHES/MCHES certifications or who are interested in pursuing this credential.

Objectives

  • Discuss the recertification requirements for Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES).
  • List the key resources available to earn Continuing Education Contact Hours for CHES and MCHES.
  • Summarize the process of reporting credits and ways  to monitor individual’s CECH transcript

Continuing Education And Certificate Of Completion

1.0 CHES Category I CECH

Certificate of Completion

The Office of Public Health Practice at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, MI0094, is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. through December 31, 2016.

Planning Committee: Melissa Schmell; Nicole Lindsey, MPH, CHES; Chelsey Cheatham, MEd, MCHES; Phoebe Goldberg, MPH, CHES

Conflict of Interest: All instructors have reported no conflicts of interest related to this activity. All activity planners have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Requirements For Successful Completion

To receive continuing education or a certificate of completion, participants must:

  • Register for this training through the Michigan PHTC
  • Complete the post-evaluation
  • Pass the post-quiz (75%+)

Sponsors

This webcast is co-provided by the Michigan Public Health Training Center at the University of Michigan School of Public HealthOffice of Public Health Practice, and the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC).

This project is supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP27881 Region V Public Health Training Collaborative (total award amount $884,366) and is supported ~80% with non-governmental funds. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

This webcast was originally offered on August 4, 2016. The webcast was moderated by Melissa Schmell of NCHEC.

How to Maintain Your CHES/MCHES Certification-Part 2 will review the following information:

  • The purpose of continuing education contact hours (CECH)
  • Monitoring the CECH transcript
  • The process for the Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) credential
  • The structure of the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing (NCHEC) governing boards
  • Updates in the health education industry
  • Resources in communicating the value for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and MCHES
  • Feedback on the benefits and challenges of sustaining credentials