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WEB   March 2019
  • Apply Now to Become a Site Visitor
  • New Interpretations Adopted by CoAEMSP Board
  • Highlights from the CoAEMSP Annual Board Meeting
  • Revised Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda and Tools
  • New High Stakes Cognitive- Exam Analysis Tool
  • Join the CoAEMSP in Supporting EMS Strong 2019!
  • CAAHEP is Celebrating its 25th Anniversary!
  • Seats are Filling up Fast at ACCREDITCON!
WEB   February 2019
  • Free Surveys via SurveyMonkey
  • Your Annual Report is Due March 15!
  • Annual Report Webinar, Q&A Now Available Online
WEB   January 2019
  • Did You Hear?!?!
  • New Annual Report Tool Now Available
  • Webinar Now Available: New Annual Report
WEB   December 2018
  • CAAHEP Eliminates Status of 'Initial Accreditation'
WEB   November 2018
  • Webinar Scheduled for New Annual Report Tool
  • Holiday Office Closings
  • Top 10 Citations in 2017
WEB   October 2018 (Second Edition)
  • What You Need to Know: Standard III.D. and the Resource Assessment Matrix
  • Updated! Post Graduate and Employer Surveys
  • What is CHEA and Why Does It Matter?
WEB   October 2018
  • Updated Process! Request for Approval of a NEW Satellite Location
  • New CoAEMSP Annual Report Tool to Become Available
  • Medical Director Student Review
WEB   September 2018
  • CAAHEP Policy Change on Confidentiality
  • CAAHEP Webinar for Program Directors Now Online
  • Pat Tritt Receives NAEMSE Award
  • ACCREDITCON Registration Now Open!
  • CoAEMSP Annual Board of Directors Meeting Highlights
WEB   August 2018
  • Standard V: Fair Practices
  • Standard III.C. and the National Standard Curriculum
  • Standard III.D. and the Resource Assessment Matrix
  • Paramedic Programs Receive Initial Accreditation
  • CHEA Requirements Prompt Policy Change
  • Corporate Annual Report is Released
WEB   June 2018
  • July 1 is Deadline for Payment of Annual Accreditation Fee
  • Use the Correct Procedures for Making Personnel Changes, Additions and Updates
  • October CAAHEP Accreditation Workshop to be Held in Milwaukee
  • ACCREDITCON to be Held in Louisville
WEB   May 2018
  • Registration Now Open for October CAAHEP Accreditation Workshop
  • Information on Annual Accreditation Fee Invoice
  • When to Add an Assistant Medical Director
  • Use the Correct Forms and Documents
  • Appendix G Webinar Recording Available
  • The CoAEMSP is Celebrating EMS Week
  • ACCREDITCON Location Announced
WEB   April 2018
  • New Tools Available: Hosting Site Visit, Program Evaluation
  • Accreditation Process: List and Cycle
  • EMS Strong 2018
WEB   March 2018
  • How many Preceptors are Recommended and what is the Purpose of the Recommendation? 
  • Portfolio Expectations
  • Be Ready for Appendix G Implementation
  • CoAEMSP Interpretations of CAAHEP Standards for Medical Directors
  • Site Visit and Visitor Policies Adopted
  • Annual Report in Pilot Testing Stage
  • Board Member Joseph Mistovich Receives Excellence Award
WEB   February 2018
  • Update: Revised Annual Report
  • Registration Now Open for CAAHEP Accreditation Workshop in Portland
  • Congratulations to these Paramedic Programs Achieving Initial CAAHEP Accreditation
  • CoAEMSP Site Visitor
  • Dr. Walt Stoy Receives Leadership Award
WEB   January 2018
  • Paramedic Program Directors Achieve a Major Milestone
  • New 40th Anniversary Section Added to Website

Continuing Education

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

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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