- •Behavioral and mental health conditions have increased in the pediatric populations.
- •Job task analysis verifies content for the pediatric PMHS certification examination.
- •Details for the PMHS exam content, (eg, Screenings, Dx, RX, etc.) are identified.
- •Knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide safe effective care are tested.
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Disclosure: Dr. Heuer is a member of the PNCB PMHS Exam Committee and has received honoraria for travel expenses and recertification fees as well as Continuing Education credit for test item-writing as part of her ongoing committee work with PNCB.
PCNB provided financial support for this work.
In compliance with standard ethical guidelines, the authors report no relationships with business or industry that would pose a conflict of interest.