NAHCE National Advisory Board (NNAB)

This document was created as an invitation to be shared with the industry leaders of the health career fields. This document provides principal information in regards to the formation, functions, duties, and operations of the NNAB.

The Advisory Board of the National Association of Health Careers and Education (NAHCE) will be used as a guide and compass to assist in the development and progression of health career in response to technology advancements and current changes within health care institutions and systems.

NNAB members will contribute to the goals and objectives of the association by evaluating new technologies and occupational trends that will help Identify opportunities for NAHCE that will provide avenues for advancement towards the health career goals of our members. In turn, becoming an essential yet vital asset to our nation's health careers workforce and to the members and mission of the Association.

Definition of the NNAB

This document was created as an invitation to be shared with the industry leaders of the health career fields. This document provides principal information in regards to the formation, functions, duties, and operations of the NNAB.

Purpose of the NNAB

The purpose of the NNAB is to provide recommendations regarding the goals and objectives of the association. The input provided shall be used in the planning and development of new programs and to improve existing programs and will become the intrical components that establish the highest standards of the association's certification and continuing education programs.

NNAB members will contribute to discovering resources and developing strategies to achieve the goals and objectives of the association.

NNAB members will participate in a continuing evaluation process of the programs established by association to ensure the goals and objectives have been achieved.

NNAB members advise NAHCE leadership on the latest trends and issues within their occupational field and actively promote and support the associations mission and the business of healthcare.

NNAB members participate in nationally sponsored conferences, events, publications, educational programs and activities.

NNAB membership includes 14 members appointed by NAHCE representing the following healthcare occupational fields:
  • Surgical Technologists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Medical Assistants
  • Nursing Assistants and Orderlies
  • Chiropractors
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
  • Medical Records and Health Information
  • Technicians
  • Home Health Aides
  • Dentists
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and
  • Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians,
  • Including Vascular Technologists
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • EMTs and Paramedics
  • Phlebotomists
and four officers elected by the NAHCE including:
  • President
  • President Elect
  • Member Relations
  • Secretary
The NNAB will be formally organized and meet at least once annually.

Responsibilities of the NNAB

Recommend changes and improvements which will prove our efforts towards our goals objectives and Mission.

Review and recommend content for for programs and courses.

Help promote the association and attract health career professionals to join our Workforce and encourage membership and participation in our continuing education programs.

Ensure that the programs and course content reflects current workforce needs as defined do the health care business and industry.