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Site Visitors: preparing for site visits
based on the 2015 CAAHEP Standards

Site Visits & Visitors

Program Site Visit Preparation

PDF   Site Visit Prep List
DOC   Site Visit Prep List
DOC   Sample Agenda
PDF   Sample Agenda
XLS   Site Visit Information form
XLS   Site Visit Information form
Completed Sample

New Programs Must Complete and Submit Form

All new programs must complete and submit the appropriate form before payments can be accepted:

XLS   LSSR Invoice Request Form
Effective June 2015

Site Visitor Tools

PDF   Site Visitor Manual
PDF   Interview Questions & Talking Points
DOC   Site Visitor Checklist
DOC   Site Visit Consortium Addendum
WEB   Peer Evaluation Form
XLS   Expense Report
XLS   Site Visit Report 201S -
for reference only

Site Visitor eUpdates

2015 Winter        
2013 Spring        
2011 Sep July May    
2010 Dec Sep Aug July May
2009 Oct May      

Become a Site Visit
Team Captain

For consideration as a CoAEMSP Team Captain, a site visitor must have two recommendations by current team captains with whom the individual has served. The site visitor will then be contacted to submit the TC Application.

For Team Captains wishing to make a recommendation, complete the
TC Recommendation Form.

Become a Site Visit
Team Captain Mentor

*Site visitors become Team Captains; Team Captains become Team Captain Mentors - see the TC Progression Plan.

Travel Agency Information

Become a Site Visitor

Currently we are not accepting applications for site visitors. If you are interested, watch the News section on the home page and future eUpdates.

SITE VISITOR WORKSHOP FAQs

Q. How do I apply?
A. An application packet must be submitted via email to jennifer@coaemsp.org, and must include ALL of the following:

  • The application form
  • A current CV
  • A letter of support from your employer
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Acknowledgement of the expectations of a site visitor (found on the last page of the application)
  • Successful completion of the CAAHEP Site Visitor Quiz

NOTE: The results from the CAAHEP Site Visitor Quiz are automatically emailed to CoAEMSP; therefore, you do NOT need to include this in your application packet. Incomplete packets or late submissions will not be considered.

Q. Should the letters of support and recommendation be submitted via email or hard copy?
A. The letters of support and recommendation must be emailed to jennifer@coaemsp.org. The CoAEMSP no longer accepts any paper documents.

Q. I previously submitted an application to become a site visitor. Do I need to submit another one?
A. Yes. The current application has been updated and is the only application now accepted.

Q. Why is the applicant responsible for the travel expenses to and from the workshop?
A. Serving as a CAAHEP/CoAEMSP site visitor requires a commitment on behalf of the individual as well as the CoAEMSP. This commitment is one of time (the individual preparing for and conducting site visits), money (CoAEMSP providing the initial training of the individual and continued education), and expertise. Requiring the individual to contribute to the initial training shows a commitment and strong desire to give back to his/her profession of Paramedic education.

SITE VISITOR QUALIFICATIONS
ALL Site Visitors

  1. Successful completion of the Site Visitor Training Workshop under the 2015 CAAHEP Standards.
  2. If with a CAAHEP accredited Paramedic program, the program must be in good standing.

Paramedic Educator

  1. Employed as an educator in a CAAHEP accredited Paramedic program, at least 30% employee to the program or if retired and not currently working in a CAAHEP accredited Paramedic program, has worked in EMS education within the past five (5) years.
  2. At least two (2) years of full-time experience or five (5) years of part-time experience as a Paramedic educator in a CAAHEP accredited Paramedic program.
  3. Knowledgeable about education issues, especially curriculum, exam development, program evaluation, and student evaluation.
  4. Minimum of a Bachelor's degree.
  5. Qualify as a program director under the 2015 CAAHEP Standards.

Physician

  1. Actively involved in a Paramedic education program.
  2. Knowledgeable about education issues.
  3. Qualify as a medical director under the 2015 CAAHEP Standards.
  4. If retired and not currently working in a CAAHEP accredited Paramedic program, has worked in EMS education within the past five (5) years.

To MAINTAIN the status of an active CoAEMSP Site Visitor, ALL are required to:

  1. Successfully complete any required Site Visitor Updates (with post update exam).
  2. Have consistently acceptable quality assurance reports as determined by the Site Visit & Visitor Subcommittee.
  3. Attend any required CE sessions provided by the CoAEMSP (web-based, in-person, or other format) to ensure continuous compliance with CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines.
  4. Participate in a minimum of three (3) site visits in a 24-month period.
  5. If retired and not currently working in a CAAHEP accredited Paramedic program, has worked in EMS education within the past five (5) years.
  6. If with a CAAHEP accredited Paramedic program, the program must be in good standing.

Note: all requirements are subject to the discretion of the Site Visit & Visitor Subcommittee and the Board.

DOC   Site Visitor Application
PDF   Important FAQs
 
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