Preparing for the Site Visit

Conducting the Site Visit: Guidance for Site Visitors

Activity Details
  • Credit Amounts:
    • CME: 0.50
    • CNE: 0.50
    • Other: 0.50
    • CPHCE: 1.00
  • Cost: Free
  • Release: Aug 20, 2018
  • Expires: Aug 19, 2021
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    30 Minutes
  • System Requirements:
  • Average User Rating:
    ( Ratings)

Faculty

Triona C.  Gateley Triona C. Gateley, MPA
Accreditation Specialist
Public Health Accreditation Board
Alexandria, Virgnia

Jeff Lake Jeff Lake, BA, MS
Volunteer Services Manager
Public Health Accreditation Board
Alexandria, Virginia

David Stone David Stone, MS, CPLP
Accreditation Education Specialist
Public Health Accreditation Board
Alexandria, Virginia

Needs Statement

The site visit is a stressful time for the health department and for site visitors. Preparation has been occurring for months and it’s time for the site visitor team to step through the doors. The health department wants to be at its best and site visitors also want to do their best to assess the department’s evidence. This just-in-time training module provides site visitors with guidance for conducting the site visit so they can be ready when that day arrives.

The purpose is to provide the Site Visit Team with guidance for conducting the site visit covering points that need to be considered and completed prior to the dates of the on-site visit.

Target Audience

This module is intended for site visitors who are preparing for an accreditation site visit though anyone interested in public health departments would benefit from the content.

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Conduct on the site visit
  • Discuss components of the site visit
  • Set the tone for the site visit
  • Review basics on leading a site visit interview
  • Conduct the walk through and collect visual observations
  • Describe what can be shared with the health department

Accreditation

CME
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

  • Professionalism

CNE
The University of Kentucky, College of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

This educational activity is offered for a maximum of 0.50 ANCC contact hours.

Provider #: 1009. In order to receive credit, participants complete this CNE activity and submit a credit application and evaluation form online. Certificates may be printed once the evaluation is completed.

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

CPHCE
University of Kentucky College of Public Health certifies that this educational activity was designated for 1.00 hour 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, planners, or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

The material presented in this course represents information obtained from the scientific literature as well as the clinical experiences of the speakers. In some cases, the presentations might include discussion of investigational agents and/or off-label indications for various agents used in clinical practice. Speakers will inform the audience when they are discussing investigational and/or off-label uses.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation. 

Acknowledgement

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

CE Content Concerns

Policy

Concerns or complaints related to ACPE or ACCME standards may be submitted in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral by fax to 859-323-2920, or by mail to 2365 Harrodsburg Road, Ste B475, Lexington, KY 40504

Procedures

  • The Director or his/her designee will review, investigate, forward and/or respond to complaints and will put forth a best effort to adjudicate the issue(s), along with CECentral staff members, within two (2) weeks of receipt of the grievance or complaint.
  • If needed, concerns, complaints, or grievances will be brought before the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • Issues regarding activity content also will be reviewed and addressed by the Activity Director.
  • A written decision will be issued in a timely manner by the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral or his/herdesignee.
  • Grievances will be considered when planning future activities.

Appeal Procedure

  • Persons who wish to appeal a decision should address the appeal by email, fax or in writing to the Director of UK HealthCare CECentral within two (2) weeks of receipt of the response.
  • The Director will bring the appeal to the UK HealthCare CECentral Advisory Board.
  • The results of the appeal will be sent to the participant no later than two (2) weeks following the meeting of the board.