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WEB   December 2017
  • No Annual Report Due in 2017
  • Board Member Patricia Tritt Receives Colorado EMS Award
  • New Site Visitors Join the Cadre!
  • Request for Messages on the Occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the CoAEMSP
WEB   November 2017
  • No Annual Report Due in 2017!
  • Webinar: Resource Assessment & Evaluation Processes
  • Webinar: New Appendix G--Student Minimum Competency Matrix
  • Due Dec. 1: Response to Findings Letter & Progress Reports
  • Policies and Procedures Approved August 2017
  • Self Study Reports Due in 2018
  • Board Member Donna Tidwell is Recognized for Exemplary Service   
WEB   October 2017
  • Avoid Processing Fees When Personnel Changes Occur
  • What You Need to Know to Make Key Personnel Chang
  • Satellites: Do You Understand Requirements for Locations & Classes
  • Allied Health Professions Wee
  • No Annual Report Due in 2017
WEB   September 2017
  • New Appendix G - Student Minimum Competency Matrix
  • Appendix G FAQs & Webinar
  • Annual Report Update
  • Webinar: Resource Assessment & Evaluation Processes
  • Late Submissions of Progress Reports 
  • New Strategic Plan Approved
  • January Accreditation Workshop in Orlando
  • EMS Agenda 2050 Solicits Feedback on Straw Man Document
WEB   August 2017
  • Annual Report Update
  • NREMT Seeks Visionary Leader as Next Executive Director
  • See Photos from CoAEMSP at Educator Symposium!
  • CAAHEP Accreditation Actions
WEB   July 2017
  • Site Visitor Application Deadline is August 1
  • Webinar Now Available! Appendix G - Student Minimum Competency Matrix
  • Have You Paid Your Annual Fees Invoice? Avoid Late Fees!
  • Visit CoAEMSP at Educator Symposium
  • Satellites! Understand Requirements for Locations & Classes!
  • Change in Personnel Update
WEB   June 2017
  • New Tools for Graduate Surveys and Employer Survey
  • Now Available: Revised Resource Assessment Tool
  • Evaluation Instruments to Support the RAM
  • Change in Personnel Fee Update
  • Annual Fees Due July 1
  • Applications Now Being Accepted for Site Visitors
WEB   May 2017
  • 2017-2018 Annual Fees Now Due!
  • Now Accepting Site Visitor Applications 
  • Reminder! Submit Files via ShareFile or Email Only!
  • October Accreditation Workshop Registration Opens June 18
  • Article: "Board Culture: The CoAEMSP Difference"
WEB   April 2017
  • Standard II.C. Minimum Expectations
  • 2017-2018 Annual Fees Invoice Will Arrive Soon!
  • Applications Now Being Accepted for Site Visitors
  • Milestones
WEB   March 2017
  • Wecome Keith Orloff! CoAEMSP's New Technical Consultant
  • Resource Assessment Tool: Master Tracking Spreadsheet
  • EMTs and Paramedics Occupational Outlook
  • U.S. Department of Education Information on Accreditation
WEB   February 2017
  • Annual Reports Update
  • Board Member Joe Nelson Receives Distinguished Fellowship Honorary Title
  • NO Milk Carton Medical Directors
  • CoAEMSP Becomes Largest Committee on Accreditation Within CAAHEP
  • Personnel Changes Update
  • Milestones
WEB   January 2017
  • Registration now Open! for Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • CAAHEP Accreditation Workshop
  • CAAHEP Seeks Recent Graduate to Serve as a Commissioner and on Board
    of Directors
  • Milestones
  • Fee Changes

Continuing Education

CAPCE to provide streamlined accreditation process for CE providers that are also CAAHEP-accredited programs.

WEB   More information
WEB   Application for CAPCE Accreditation of a CAAHEP (CoAEMSP) Accredited Organization
PDF   Letter to CAAHEP-accredited programs

In the News

PDF   NAEMSE Position Paper
Revised Standards & Guidelines on the Accreditation of Educational Programs
March 2017, JEMS
WEB   New NREMT psychomotor begins in 2017
October 2016, JEMS
WEB   Paramedic students help crash victim leaving EMS conference
February 2016,
WEB   'MedBots' Provide Options for Distance Education
by Barry D. Smith, December 2015, EMS World
WEB   Do EMS leaders need a formal education?
August 2015,
WEB   Are Paramedic Program Educators Overworked and Underresourced?
by Remle P. Crowe, BS, NREMT, January 2015, EMS World
WEB   The Five Phases of Preceptorship, by David Gurchiek, PhD, NRP, November 2014, EMS World
WEB   Better Education: 'Hatch's Hopes' & 'Nollette's Nuggets', Chris Nollette, Ed.D, NREMT-P, LP, September, 2014, JEMS
WEB   Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing, Benedict Carey, September 4, 2014, New York Times Magazine / The Education Issue
PDF   Choosing the Wrong Paramedic Education Program Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars—and a Career, Summer 2014, The Registry / The Newsletter of The National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
WEB   Why EMS Needs Higher Education, Art Hsieh, MA, NREMT-P, July 2014,
PDF   Birth of EMS / The History of the Paramedic, Dennis Edgerly, BS, EMT-P, October 2013, JEMS
WEB   A Different Kind of Paramedic, by Mike Smith, BS, MICP, December 2012, EMS World


PDF   Resources on Accreditation, Debra Cason RN MS EMT-P, Winter 2011, Educator Update / National Association of EMS Educators
PDF   Why accreditation - and why now?, Winter 2011, National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
PDF   The Alphabet Soup of Accreditation by Kathy Megivern, Executive Director, CAAHEP, Fall / Winter 2011, Connections / National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges (NN2)
PDF   Is Cost Really a Barrier to Accreditation? by Debra Cason RN MS EMT-P, Fall / Winter 2011, Connections / National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges (NN2)
WEB   EMS Agenda Changes Will Affect You, Debra Cason, MS, RN, EMT-P and Kathy Robinson, RN, EMT-P,
September 2011, JEMS
WEB   Does the Bogeyman Cometh? by Mike Smith, BS, MICP, August 2011, EMS World
WEB   On Scene, October 2009, Accreditation of Paramedic Educational Programs, International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
PDF   Estimating the Probability of Passing the National Paramedic Certification Examination, Fernandez, BS NREMT-P et al, 2007, Academic Emergency Medicine Journal
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