Virtual CAAHEP Accreditation Workshop for Paramedic Programs

Thursday, August 20, 2020

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time

and

Friday, August 21, 2020

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time

You’ll need a computer with a camera and a microphone. For a more effective workshop interaction and to allow for a realistic, participatory experience, attendees must join with audio and video.

Virtual Workshop Description & Objectives

This virtual workshop is designed to educate attendees on the 2015 CAAHEP Standards and the accreditation process, enhancing the accreditation knowledge of Paramedic program faculty. Through the use of expert presentations and interactive group learning activities, the workshop will provide best practices to avoid common stumbling blocks.

The following will be addressed:

  • Overview of the accreditation process
  • Resources
  • CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines (2015)
  • CoAEMSP Interpretations of the 2015 CAAHEP Standards
  • Site Visits
  • Site Visit Findings Letters & Progress Reports
  • Annual Reports
  • Deal Breakers & Other Stumbling Blocks

Virtual Workshop Requirements

There is required advanced work in preparation for the workshop; allow three hours to complete the webinars and the associated assignments. The advanced work will be made available on July 24. 

Schedule

The virtual workshop will then take place on Thursday, August 20 and Friday, August 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Central Time each day.

9:45 a.m. – Virtual classroom opens; optional pre-session familiarization on using Zoom
10:00 a.m. – Online workshop starts
10:05 a.m. – “Doors close” to online workshop
2:00 p.m. – Closing and adjourn

Tech Requirements for the Online Workshop

This online workshop will use Zoom.

For a more uniform participant experience, please plan to join from a computer with a large screen rather than a phone. (More limited phone apps tend to have less functionality; while they’re ok for watching video, they’re less well suited to actual meetings.)

You’ll need a computer with a camera and a microphone. For a more effective workshop interactions and to allow for a realistic, participatory experience, attendees must join with audio and video.

Virtual Workshop Registration Information

Space is limited! There is only room for 25 attendees. The first 25 attendees to register and pay in full are guaranteed a spot.

  • The registration fee is $200. Payment is required at the time of registration.
  • Payment will only be accepted via PayPal. (No PayPal account is required.)
  • Registration fee must be paid at time of registration, there is no holding a spot.
  • Registration closes August 6, 2020, at 5:00 pm Central Time – or – when all seats have been reserved, whichever comes first.
  • Cancellations are subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Any cancellations made within 14 days of the workshop will not be refunded, and cannot be applied to a future workshop.
  • Fees paid to ACCREDITCON in 2020 and deferred to 2021 cannot be applied to this workshop.