DOCPER screens the information submitted based on guidance found in the Civilian Personnel Accreditation
Procedures for Italy; legal questions are referred to USSSO.
involves measuring a program against the Canadian Technology Standards.
Greater accountability within the agency: the accreditation
process provides a system of written directives, sound training, clearly defined lines of authority, and routine reports that support decision making and resource allocation.
Recently Marianna Kern Grachek, MSN, CNHA, CALA, executive director of JCAHO's Long Term Care Accreditation
Programs, clarified and explained these changes in an interview with Nursing Homes/Long Term Care Management Editor-in-Chief Richard L.
Additionally, CARF is continuing to use the CCAC accreditation
program and procedures as well as the current standards, which focus on three core areas of an organization's business: governance; finance and strategy; and health and wellness.
Sections have the authority to extend the accreditation
of a currently-accredited camp for one year--but only for an unusual and unforeseen circumstance not related to the camp's normal compliance with best practices (e.
, a zoo just can't function,'' said Zoo Director Manuel Mollinedo, who was hired after the accreditation
crisis and is largely credited with turning the zoo around.
In contrast to the requirements that apply to a CPA seeking the PFS accreditation
, a CPA seeking the new IT accreditation
is not necessarily required to take an examination.
The report also calls for partnerships with those offering already existing accreditations
if the details can be worked out.
standards are developed with input from researchers in the field, the Disease Management Advisory Council (DMAC) and standing committees, employers, both purchasers and operators of disease management programs, state and federal regulators and other experts.
CARF, founded in 1966 and based in Tucson, Ariz, provides accreditation
to more than 3,800 organizations in the U.
represents perhaps the first step in establishing law enforcement as a profession.
Antelope Valley Hospital received a better-than-average grade from an independent accreditation
commission, but the agency found fault with the medical center's documentation and infection control.
Donelan, CPA, PhD, assistant professor of accounting, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, reports on the results of a study he conducted to find out what those 80% know about financial planning accreditation
and how they view its costs and benefits.
After a long history of analyzing this issue, the AICPA's Council authorized establishing a Specialization Accreditation
Board (SAB) to set standards for accreditation
of specialities, decide what specialties to recognize (with the approval of the Board of Directors) and monitor the resulting programs.