An Open Hearing on the proposed Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Medical Illustration is scheduled forThursday, January 16, 2014, at 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time at the Hilton Garden Inn Palm Beach Gardens, 3505 Kyoto Drive, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410. The proposed Standards are available for review.
Congratulations to the 65 programs achieving accreditation at the November 15, 2013, Board of Directors Meeting. To find a program near you, please search the CAAHEP online database.
October 2013 Communiqué is available online.
The Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Cytotechnology were approved by the CAAHEP Board of Directors on October 23, 2013. The new Standards, which go into effect July 1, 2014, have been posted under the For Program Directors link.
Congratulations to CAAHEP Board Member, Carolyn O'Daniel, EdD, RRT, on receiving the Janell Lang Leadership Award in honor of the exceptional leadership she provided to the National Network of Health Career Programs in Two-Year Colleges (NN2)!
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation has developed an Accreditation Tool Kit, providing information on accreditation, how accreditation operates and how accreditation provides value. Check it out here. CAAHEP is recognized by CHEA.
M. LaCheeta McPherson, PhD, MLS(ASCP)cm, Past President of CAAHEP is the recipient of the 2013 CAAHEP Exceptional Service Award. Congratulations!
A CAAHEP Presidential Citation was bestowed upon the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP) at the CAAHEP Annual Meeting.
Interested in a new allied health program at your institution? Consider a Lactation Consultant program.
Here's what one Program Director is saying about the CAAHEP accreditation of their program: Accreditation = Quality = Better employment opportunities = Better patient care = Better employer satisfaction with employees!
"What is CAAHEP Accreditation and why should I care?" the new CAAHEP brochure for students.
The 2012 CAAHEP Annual Report is available online.
CAAHEP Webinar Series Recording Archives now available.
CAAHEP Recent Graduate Commissioner, Katie Lukovich, shares a YouTube video on the importance of CAAHEP accreditation.
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), which CAAHEP is a member, has developed YouTube videos on the accreditation:
Accreditation and Its Value to You
Types of Accreditation, What's the Difference?
Degree Mills and Accreditation Mills
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation
View ASPA'S YouTube Video: "Specialized and Professional Accreditation: What Should I Know?" The Association of Specialized & Professional Accreditors (ASPA) has developed a YouTube video on behalf of its 61 members, including CAAHEP, to help prospective students protect their tuition dollars by helping them learn what to ask about accreditation before they enroll in school. It's a "must see" for prospective students!
Board Accreditation Action Schedule: The next time the CAAHEP Board of Directors will meet to take action on accreditation items will be during the January 16, 2014, meeting in West Palm Beach, Florida.
CAAHEP accredits over 2100 allied health education programs! Are you wondering if the program you are considering is CAAHEP accredited? Find out by conducting a program search.