CAAHEP


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CAAHEPCommission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
CAAHEPCommittee on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (Clearwater, FL)
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Aside from updating its cross-reference to the current edition of the CAAHEP Core Curriculum for Medical Assistants (2015 edition), no changes were made to the MA scope of clinical practice, which incorporates all tasks listed in that Core Curriculum.
Passage of the written portion of the KT Registration Examination (if graduated from a university with a program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Ninety-eight percent (n=201) of the programs were accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT) or the Committee on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAAHEP).
For example, years ago, community college health programs would seek programmatic accreditation by CAAHEP, and have their students certified by a certification board that would only allow graduates of CAAHEP-accredited programs to sit the certification exam immediately upon graduation.
Finally, with the sponsorship of the Committee on Accreditation of Recreational Therapy Education (CARTE), under the Commission of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), by the American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA), the profession took another step in establishing an independent educational accreditation mechanism separate and distinct from the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT).
STI is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and, in addition, in January 2010 its ENDT program earned a five-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
This curriculum was written to meet the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Standards and Guidelines for Cardiovascular Technologists.
Those eligible to take the examination include professionals with 18 months of paid clinical experience in polysomnography, credentialed professionals with 6 months of paid clinical experience in polysomnography from a BRPT-accepted health-related field such as nursing, respiratory care and electroneurodiagnostics, or graduates of programs with special recognition in polysomnography and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
To administer vaccines under SB 981, an individual must have graduated from a medical assistant education program accredited by Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation of the American Medical Association (CAAHEP), the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), or the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
This program is accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB), 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, and (727) 210-2350.
Those eligible to take the RPSGT exam include professionals with a minimum of 18-months of paid, clinical experience in polysomnography; credentialed professionals with 6 months of paid clinical experience in polysomnography from a BRPT-accepted health-related field such as nursing, respiratory care and electroneurodiagnostics, or graduates of programs with recognition in polysomnography and accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
Until a Diagnostic Medical Sonography program reaches accreditation approval from CAAHEP, the students must meet the following criteria in order to apply to sit for the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers: (1) Be a graduate from a two-year allied health program that is patient care related which includes but is not limited to Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Therapy, Registered Nurse, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy; and have 12 months of full-time clinical ultrasound/vascular experience; or (2) Hold a Bachelor's degree and have 12 months of full-time clinical ultrasound/vascular experience.