Credential/ certification courses and exams.

Advance your expertise and career potential by obtaining a NEHA

credential or certification at the AEC. You may choose to take just a

credential/certification course, just an exam, or both a course and an

exam while at the NEHA AEC. (Note: Only qualified applicants will be

able to sit for an exam.)

Separate applications are required prior to registering for courses

and exams. Additional fees also apply. For applications, deadlines to

apply, and information on eligibility, visit neha2013aec.org.

Certified professional of Food Safety (CP-FS)

Sunday, July 7, 8:00am-5:00pm and Monday, July 8, 8:00am-5:00pm

This two day refresher course is designed to enhance your

preparation for the NEHA CP-FS credential exam. Participants are

expected to have prior food safety knowledge and training equal to the

eligibility requirements to sit for the CP-FS exam. The course will

cover exam content areas as described in the job task analysis. The

instructor will be available during and after the course for questions.

Cost:: $299 for members and $399 for nonmembers, which includes the

CP-FS Study Package (CP-FS Study Guide [2010 Edition], NEHA’s

Professional Food Manager [Third Edition] book, and 2005 and 2009 FDA

Food Codes on CD), a $145 value. Limit 45 people.

Exam: Tuesday, July 9, 8:00-10:00am

Registered environmental health Specialist/ Registered Sanitarian

(REHS/RS)

Sunday & Monday, July 7 and 8, 8:00am-5:00pm

This two-day refresher course is designed to enhance your

preparation for the NEHA REHS/RS credential exam. Participants are

expected to have a solid foundation of environmental health knowledge

and training equal to the eligibility requirements to sit for the

REHS/RS exam. This course alone is not enough to pass the REHS/RS

credential examination. The course will cover exam content areas as

described in the job task analysis. The instructor will be available

during and after the course for questions.

Cost: $429 for members and $529 for nonmembers, which includes the

REHS/RS Study Guide, a $179 value. Limit 50 people.

Exam: Tuesday, July 9, 8:00am-12:00noon

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCp) Manager

Certification Course

Monday, July 8, 8:00am-5:00pm

Managing food safety risks in a food service or food manufacturing

setting has never been more important. With new mandates on preventive

controls, food operations need to protect their liability and livelihood

by implementing food safety management plans to reduce the risk of

becoming involved in a food safety outbreak. This course will provide

participants with the information necessary to implement an effective

and dynamic HACCP program in any food operation. The course will teach

students how to identify, assess, and reduce or eliminate potential food

hazards by utilizing the principles of HACCP. Students will gain the

understanding to develop and manage preventive control plans.

Participants are expected to have prior food safety knowledge. Previous

training with a minimum of Certified Professional Food Manager is

recommended.

Cost: $249 for members and $299 for nonmembers, which includes

NEHA’s HACCP: Managing Food Safety Hazards at the Retail Level, and

the national HACCP Manager Certification Exam, a $79 value. Limit 45

people.

Exam: Tuesday, July 9, 8:00-10:00am

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDITS

Earn up to 24 hours of CE contact hours (enough to meet your full

two-year NEHA professional credential requirement) by attending and

participating in the NEHA AEC. CEs can be fulfilled by attending:

* Training and educational sessions

* The Keynote Session

* Pre-Conference Workshops

* Credential Review Courses

* Educational sessions via the Virtual AEC while they are being

shown live during the AEC or as an archive after the AEC is over

For specific information about obtaining CEs at the AEC, visit

neha2013aec.org.