Personnel Development - CHES119

Personnel Development

by Lynne Nannen Robertson, RD, PhD, MS, BS
(4.2 / 37 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (5.00 CECH)

Price: $79.00
CE-PRO Price: $39.50


Reviewed and recertified for 2013. Essential for administrators and supervisors — and employees.
Lynne does it again! Continuing her series on hands-on management, she tackles the hardest part of the job: employees: how to find them, how to train them, how to keep them, what the law says about them. All in a logical, readable, practical package of principles, practices, strategies and tactics. Most chapters have scenarios and exercises to help you train yourself to act, not react, in specific situations. All come from a lifetime of experience in the real world.  


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Know the questions that an interviewer is allowed to ask
  • Understand why it is illegal to ask for some information
  • Know the laws that employees have to protect them from being mistreated
  • Describe six factors that should be included in communication
  • Identify points of information that should be included in orientation
  • Explain why new employees need an orientation
  • Discuss the basic assumptions of andragogyCompare andragogy to pedagogy
  • List the elements that explain how adults learn
  • Explain the parts of a behavioral objective
  • List the five ingredients in good teaching
  • Identify the ways information may be presented
  • Explain the importance of on-the-job training
  • Define the procedure used to prepare for in-service training
  • Identify the levels of the cognitive domain
  • Recognize the levels of the affective domain
  • Explain how lesson plans are prepared
  • Understand how a task breakdown is used by an employee
  • Discuss why it is necessary to have coworkers understand each other
  • Explain the importance of the evaluation process
  • Describe the procedures used in disciplinary actions
  • Understand the problems that could arise from improper termination

Accreditation Information
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including dietitians and health educators.
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at and search for this topic title.
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 5.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.


Course Originally Released on: 6/1/2009
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/30/2010
Course Termination/Update Date: 8/31/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Emily O - Bayamon, PR  ·  Mar 01, 2019
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Amanda B - Camden, NC  ·  Nov 23, 2018
long module, test wordy and confusing
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Nicole D - Yorktown, VA  ·  Jul 12, 2018
I enjoyed this course than you very much
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Yukiko B - Mercer Island, WA  ·  Jan 30, 2018
It was intersting to learn but not necessary applicable to my job not being a manager
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Arlene C - El Paso, TX  ·  Nov 04, 2016
Very informative presentation. I kept a copy for my professional use.
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Price: $79.00
CE-PRO Price: $39.50