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2018 CHES®/MCHES® Video Contest Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the winners of 2018 CHES® and MCHES® “A Day in the Life” Video Contest. Entrants were asked to film themselves speaking about the benefits of certification in their professional and personal lives, their roles as health education specialists, and the positive experiences they had gained as a result of NCHEC certification. Entries were judged by the NCHEC Marketing Committee based on creativity, compelling messaging, and demonstration of the value of... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Monday, October 29, 2018

An International Perspective: NCHEC Hosts Korea Health Promotion Institute Visit to United States

Representatives from the Korea Health Promotion Institute in Seoul, South Korea, spent the third week of August 2018 on the East Coast in search of guidance regarding the certification of Health Education Specialists. Hyunim Bae, MPH, from the Institute’s Department of Community Health, reached out to NCHEC staff earlier this spring and suggested the visit in an effort to learn more about our organization’s long-standing national Health Education Specialist certifications known as... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, August 30, 2018

The Difference Between "Certification" and "Certificate"

The nationally and internationally accredited Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®) and Master Certified Health Education (MCHES®) certifications are measures of professional competence of the health education workforce. Both certifications have three components: health education professional preparation, passing a certification examination, and then maintaining continuing education requirements.  Recently, a number of assessment-based certificate programs in health... Read More
Posted by Jessica Wessner at Thursday, December 28, 2017

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