I.C.O.N stands for Innovative Collaborative Outreach Network and is a health consultancy company targeting health educators and public/ population health professionals, medical and health practitioners, organizations, students and practitioners interested in staying up-to-date with relevant, skill-building in health education, preventive care and population and public health topics to improve practice in any setting. ICON’s members and clients also include those interested in implementing health promoting reimbursable programs in the field of public health, preventive care, health and wellness, health education and clinical pharmacy. ICON health consultancy is a limited liability company located in Greenbelt, Maryland, USA.
why was ICON formed?
ICON started in 2016 with the aim of providing an online platform and outlet for current, innovative and skill building information, trends and continuing education programs for health educators and public health practitioners and students. ICON also collaborates with various organizations including physicians’ offices/practices, and other providers to implement reimbursable health/wellness and preventive care programs. ICON’s approach is unique and is built on using its trademarked health promoting program planning, implementation and evaluation tools and resources.
what types of products does ICON offer?
ICON offer members the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skillsets through a number of educational activities using modalities such as live and on-demand webinars, podcasts, eBooks, and journal self-studies. ICON is also in the process of offering CHES, MCHES and CPH exam preparation materials. ICON also offers a free weekly newsletter and blogs with the latest news and trends in public health, population health, health education/promotion, and wellness.
does ICON report continuing education credits?
Yes, ICON reports successfully completed activities through our online platform for Certified Health Educator Specialists (CHES) and Master Certified Health Educator Specialists (MCHES) to the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. (NCHEC) and those Certified in Public Health (CPH) to the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) on a quarterly basis.
what are the benefits of joining icon as a member?
Joining ICON as a member is free! Members receive the latest trends and research, skill-building information and tools. Members have the opportunity to participate and network in future study groups (CHES, MCHES and or CPH). Members will receive special discount rates and promotional offers.
is ICON affiliated with any organization?
No, ICON is not currently affiliated with any organization. ICON, however, collaborates and seeks collaboration with health and wellness and health promoting/preventive care organizations.
are there limitations for ICON membership?
Log into our membership platform and sign up, and you will receive a confirmation email. There are no membership fees or dues. Note that purchasing of products may require payment through our secure system.
how do i join ICON and is there a cost?
Log into our membership platform and sign up, and you will receive a confirmation email. There are no membership fees or dues. Note that purchasing of products will require payment through our secure system.