Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators (AFE), Site Visitor Training-Beginning (SVT-B), and Site Visitor Training-Advanced (SVT-A)
At the Accreditation Fundamentals for Educators [AFE] Workshop, offered from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm on Friday, February 17, 2017 (the day of registration for the AST Educators Conference in Orlando, Florida and the opening night speaker), the ARC/STSA will guide you through CAAHEP’s accreditation Standards and Guidelines and the accreditation process to enhance your accreditation knowledge, permitting your program to optimize the benefits of this prestigious accreditation.
Through the use of expert presentations and interactive group and individual learning activities, this workshop will both explain the ins and outs of the current CAAHEP Standards and Guidelines and clarify the information in the ARC/STSA Standards Interpretive Guides applicable to your surgical technology or surgical assisting program.
The ARC/STSA-sponsored AFE Workshop is designed for both new and seasoned program directors, but instructors, deans, and compliance officers will also benefit from attending and participating in this workshop.
Later the same day, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, the ARC/STSA offers the Site Visitor Training- Beginning [SVT-B] Workshop for individuals interested in becoming an ARC/STSA-approved On-Site Evaluator. Please note that participation in the Site Visitor Training Beginning Workshop requires pre-requisite completion of the CAAHEP Site Visitors Quiz – available online at www.caahep.org, and recent attendance at an ARC/STSA AFE Workshop.
Also the same day, from 3:00pm – 5:00pm, the ARC/STSA offers the Site Visitor Training Advanced [SVT- A] Workshop for experienced approved On-Site Evaluators to further hone your skills and advance your knowledge as an On-Site Evaluator. Please note that participation in the Site Visitor Training – Advanced Workshop requires pre-requisite completion of the Site Visitor Training – Beginning [SVT- B] and completion of at least one site visit in the last twelve months prior to attending Site Visitor Training – Advanced.
The February 2017 AFE and Site Visitor Training-Beginning and Advanced (SVT-B&A) Registration form, with the applicable AFE registration fee (Site Visitor Training-Beginning and Advanced is free), should be submitted directly to the ARC/STSA to register for these ARC/STSA- sponsored pre-conference workshops. Click on the link above to access the 2017 AFE and SVT-B&A registration form.
Attention: A separate registration form for the AST Educators Conference is required and can be found at www.ast.org.
*Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-694-9262 with questions regarding these ARC/STSA workshops.