Please see the 2014 Call for Candidates and Nominations forms for more information on the open board positions and the application process.
In 2013, NCBDE approved SOPHE's request to allow MCHES to be eligible to qualify for the exam to become a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE®). Beginning January 1, 2014, professionals with an MCHES credential will be eligible to submit an application to become a CDE®. Please note there are additional requirements needed to sit for the CDE®. Visit http://www.ncbde.org for more information on eligibility.
NCHEC appreciates and applauds SOPHE commitment and dedication to advance the health education profession. To read SOPHE's full press release visit their Website at http://www.sophe.org/MCHES_Diabetes_Educator.cfm
Also, SOPHE released a document Affordable Care Act: Opportunities and Challenges for Health Education Specialists. Use the link provider to view the document http://www.sophe.org/CDP/ACA_Issue_Brief.cfm.
NCHEC offers a free PowerPoint Presentation highlighting the benefits of the CHES and MCHES credentials. It includes the history of CHES certification, reasons to certify, how to apply for the exam, the new advanced-level certification, MCHES, and more. This is an ideal resource to share with your coworkers, coalition partners and students.