The CAAHEP Board approved the Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Surgical Technology at the May 17, 2013, Board meeting. The Standards go into effect August 1, 2013, and have been posted.
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.
Position Available: The CoAEMSP is looking for an Assistant Director of Accreditation Services. See details here.
Interested in a new allied health program at your institution? Consider a Lactation Consultant program.
Hot off the press - the April 2013 issue of CAAHEP Communique is available online.
"What is CAAHEP Accreditation and why should I care?" the new CAAHEP brochure for students.
At its March 15, 2013, meeting, the CAAHEP Board of Directors approved the Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring.
Read "When is a Doctor Not a Doctor" Blog posted March 7, 2013
The 2012 CAAHEP Annual Report is available online.
CAAHEP Webinar Series Recording Archives now available.
The CAAHEP Board took accreditation action on 100 programs at its March 2013, meeting. Use the Find an Accreditation link to search for an accredited program.
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
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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 May 17, 2013, Conference Call Meeting.
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.