ACEND® Accreditation Foundation Modules: Future Education Model Accreditation Standards

Future Education Model Accreditation Standards

Learn the basics of ACEND® accreditation, the content of the Future Education Model Accreditation Standards, what is involved in the demonstration program application process, how to participate in the accreditation review process and the requirements to obtain and maintain accreditation under the Future Education Model Accreditation Standards.

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Accreditation was developed to protect the public by defining quality standards for professional practice. For many, participating in the accreditation process may seem quite complex. Having a solid understanding of ACEND® accreditation requirements is the perfect way to get started.

These seven modules provide the prerequisite knowledge needed for anyone participating in the accreditation process such as directors, faculty or administrators of new or existing ACEND® accredited programs and volunteer peer reviewers who assist ACEND® in the accreditation process.

CPEU: 7.0
CPE Level: 2
Suggested Learning Code: 7010, 6050, 1070, 6060

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the history, principles and context of accreditation.
  • Explain the accreditation process and requirements.
  • Plan for an ACEND® site visit.
  • Identify and explain how to apply the skills needed for the on-site evaluation.
  • Identify and explain post-site visit accreditation requirements.
  • Explain the ACEND® Future Education Model Accreditation Standards and situations that apply to the standards to meet ACEND® requirements.
  • Describe the demonstration program application process.
  • Identify and explain the steps required to maintain accreditation.

To receive the certificate associated with this training, all seven modules and quiz must be completed. Included in the PDF are quiz directions and an embedded link to access the quiz.


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