Preparing for the Site Visit

Conducting the Site Visit

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • Other: 0.50
    • CPHCE: 0.50
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Oct 12, 2012
  • Expires: Oct 1, 2018
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    30 Minutes
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Robin Wilcox Robin Wilcox, MPA
Chief Program Officer
Public Health Accreditation Board
Alexandria, Virginia

Needs Statement

The Site Visit is one of the most important elements of the accreditation process. Site Visitors must be prepared to lead the Site Visit to verify their documentation review, conduct interviews, and develop an accurate site visit report for consideration by the Accreditation Committee. 

Target Audience

The target audience for this webinar is Site Visitors who will be conducting and leading a PHAB Site Visit. Others who wish to understand Site Visitors' roles during the Site Visit also will benefit from this webinar.


Upon completion of the webinar, you will be able to:
  • Describe the Site Visitors' conduct and behavior during the Site Visit;
  • Define the activities of the Site Visit;
  • List the measures requiring visual observation.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Systems-based practice

IOM Competencies

  • Work in interdisciplinary teams

IPE Competencies

  • Roles/ Responsibilities
  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Teams and Teamwork

UK Healthcare CECentral certifies this activity for 0.50 hours of participation.

University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 0.50 hours of Public Health Continuing Education (CPHCE) credit. This course is approved for continuing education by the University of Kentucky College of Public Health. ()

Faculty Disclosure

No speakers or planners have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. No speakers will discuss the off-label use of a product.


This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

Review Date

October 1, 2015