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What are the requirements for organizational accreditation?


Here is a brief summary of the requirements for organizational accreditation:


       ·         Provide a written statement approved by its governing body that supports its EMS continuing education mission.

·         Demonstrate an ongoing needs assessment for specific EMS educational activities.

·         Submit a letter of recommendation or approval of its state EMS office.

·         Document resources consistent with its educational mission relative to EMS continuing education.

·         Submit a current agreement with physician medical director(s) to provide direction to the EMS and the CAPCE program committee.

·         Maintain a program committee that reviews and approves all activities offered by the accredited organization and by cosponsoring organizations.

·         Comply with CAPCE policies.

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