10A NCAC 48A .0202       SITE VISIT

(a)  The Institute shall select a site visit team composed of not fewer than four individuals with expertise or experience in local public health, including experience or expertise in environmental health, public health nursing, public health administration or policy development/governance.

(b)  The site visit team shall visit the local health department, review the self-assessment and supporting documentation, interview local health department staff and other persons necessary to evaluate compliance with the standards and inspect the facilities in accordance with the standards. The team may request additional supporting documentation or other evidence as necessary to evaluate compliance with the standards.

(c) The site visit team shall prepare a report that makes a determination as to whether the standards have been met and shall submit the report to the Board and the local health department within 14 days of the end of the site visit.  The site visit team shall make a recommendation regarding accreditation status to the Board.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-34.1;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2006;

Eff. October 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.