Upcoming Commission Meetings 

June 25 – 27, 2020

September 24 – 26, 2020

Entering the ARC-PA Provisional Accreditation Pathway

April 23-24, 2020

This conference will give individuals involved in the planning of a PA program an overview of the provisional accreditation process. It will provide an orientation to the Standards, address completing the provisional application and preparing for the initial site visit and give participants the opportunity to ask questions.

Dates and Times: The conference begins at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 23, 2020 with sessions until 6:00 PM. On Friday, April 24, 2020 the conference begins at 7:00 AM and adjourns at 3:00 PM.

Space is limited. Priority registration will be given to programs attending for the first time who are on the Commission’s 2021 agendas. Limit, two attendees per program.

Registration:  Conference is full.  Registration has closed.

 Fees: The registration fee for the Provisional Pathway Conference is $1,500 per person.  The fee includes all meeting materials, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner. Attendees who registered for the conference at the original price for a face-to-face conference in Atlanta, Georgia will be receiving a $500 refund.

DUE to the COVID-19 Pandemic, this conference is being transitioned to a virtual format.  Attendees will be notified of conference information and details to access conference materials through email communication.

If you have made travel arrangements, please make sure to cancel your transportation and hotel reservations.  You may contact The Georgian Terrace regarding your hotel accommodations at 1-800-651-2316.

Cancellation policy: Registrants who are unable to attend the conference for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution at no additional expense.

  1. If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:
    1. Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
    2. Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.
  2. Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.

Questions?

Questions about the conference? Contact Melissa Coffman:  melissacoffman@arc-pa.org

Questions about registration and fees? Contact Mercedes Beard:  Mercedes@arc-pa.org

Clinical Postgraduate Conference

Fall 2020

This conference will give Clinical Postgraduate Programs interested in applying for an overview of the clinical postgraduate accreditation process. It will provide an orientation to the Standards, address completing the provisional application, preparing for the initial site visit and give participants the opportunity to ask questions.

​Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clinical Postgraduate Conference has been postponed. The ARC-PA is planning to reschedule the Clinical Postgraduate Conference for Fall 2020.  Information will be published as soon as the location and dates are confirmed.

Attendees who registered for the April conference will be issued a full refund. 

If you have made travel arrangements, please make sure to cancel your transportation and hotel reservations.  You may contact The Georgian Terrace regarding your hotel accommodations at 1-800-651-2316.

ARC-PA Workshop Accreditation and You

July 25-27, 2020

Hilton Downtown, Cleveland, Ohio

This workshop will provide PA program faculty an overview of the accreditation process including sessions designed to give participants the opportunity to ask questions and discuss the interpretation of individual Standards 5th edition.  It focuses on bringing the Standards 5th edition and required data reports together as working tools for programs. Sessions will address the application and site visit, data collection and analysis over time for the self-study report and specific Standards cited most often in the 4th edition.

Dates and Times:  The Accreditation and You workshop begins at noon on Saturday, July 25, 2020 with sessions until 6PM (snack provided, lunch and dinner on your own).  On Sunday, July 26 the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and lunch provided) and adjourns at 5:30 PM (Dinner on your own).  On Monday, July 27, the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and snack provided) and adjourns at noon.

An optional Overview of Accreditation for new faculty is included in the workshop fee and will be held 9:30am-11am, Saturday, July 25, 2020.

Space is limited. Register early. Priority will be given to first time registrants from programs scheduled for site visits in 2020-2021. Programs are limited to two attendees per program. Individuals serving as consultants to programs are not eligible to attend.

Registration:

The Registration Form is due by April 17, 2020.  The ARC-PA will send confirmation of registration to the email listed on the registration form.

Fees:
The registration fee for the Accreditation and You workshop is $1,500 per person. The fee includes all meeting materials, breakfast and lunch on Monday, breakfast on Tuesday and snack breaks throughout all days.

Registration fees must be received by May 1, 2020.

The ARC-PA does not accept credit cards. Make checks payable to:  ARC-PA, Inc.

 Travel:

Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements. Air, hotel and other travel arrangements should not be made until confirmation of registration is received from the ARC-PA.

Hotel: Hilton Downtown Cleveland
The conference guestroom rate at the Hilton Downtown Cleveland is $229 per night plus taxes and fees. The conference rate will be available July 21-29, 2020 (based on guestroom availability).

Once your registration is confirmed, reserve your hotel accommodations through this link: https://book.passkey.com/go/accreditationarcpa

or contact the hotel directly at 216-413-5000 and ask for the ARC-PA Workshop room block (Group Code: ARCPA). (Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card.)  The ARC-PA has reserved a limited block of rooms, so make your reservation early.  The conference guestroom rate will be available until June 15, 2020. 

The hotel is 12 miles / 15 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

Hilton Downtown Cleveland hotel is located at 100 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114.

Phone: 216-413-5000

Check-in: 4:00 pm. Check-out: 11:00 am

Self-parking: $30.00. Valet parking: $39.00

Questions?

Questions about Content? Contact Melissa Coffman:  melissacoffman@arc-pa.org

Questions about Registration? Contact Mercedes Beard:  Mercedes@arc-pa.org

Cancellation policy for ARC-PA sponsored events

  1. Registrants who are unable to attend an event for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution with no additional expense.
  2. If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:
  3. Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
    b. Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.
  4. Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.

ARC-PA Self- Study Workshop

July 28-30, 2020

Hilton Downtown, Cleveland, Ohio

This interactive workshop will help participants understand and apply the elements of data analysis and appropriately document a robust ongoing self-assessment process.  The workshop will require participants to actively engage in data analysis as it relates to the Self-Study Report required of programs undergoing accreditation review under the Standards, 5th edition.

Dates and Times:  The Self Study workshop begins at 8am on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 with sessions until 5PM (breakfast at 7am provided.  Lunch and snacks provided, dinner on your own).  On Wednesday, July 29 the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast, lunch and snacks provided) and adjourns at 5:00 PM (Dinner on your own).  On Thursday, July 30, the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and snack provided) and adjourns at noon.


Space is limited
. Register early. Programs are limited to one attendee per program. Priority will be given to:

  • Programs scheduled for a Provisional Monitoring, Final Provisional, or Continued site visit from September 2020 through December 2021
  • Programs scheduled for a focused site visit that requires a self-study report submitted between September 2020 through December 2021.

Registration:

The Registration Form is due by April 17, 2020.  The ARC-PA will send confirmation of registration to the email listed on the registration form.

Fees:
The registration fee for the Self Study workshop is $2,000 per person. The fee includes all meeting materials and meals as outlined above.

Registration fees must be received by May 1, 2020.

The ARC-PA does not accept credit cards. Make checks payable to:  ARC-PA, Inc.

 Travel:

Attendees are responsible for making their own travel and hotel arrangements. Air, hotel and other travel arrangements should not be made until confirmation of registration is received from the ARC-PA.

Hotel: Hilton Downtown Cleveland
The conference guestroom rate at the Hilton Downtown Cleveland is $229 per night plus taxes and fees. The conference rate will be available July 21-29, 2020 (based on guestroom availability).

Once your registration is confirmed, reserve your hotel accommodations through this link: https://book.passkey.com/go/ssrworkshop

or contact the hotel directly at 216-413-5000 and ask for the ARC-PA Self Study Workshop room block (Group Code: SSR). (Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card.)  The ARC-PA has reserved a limited block of rooms, so make your reservation early.  The conference guestroom rate will be available until June 15, 2020.

The hotel is 12 miles / 15 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

Hilton Downtown Cleveland hotel is located at 100 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114.

Phone: 216-413-5000

Check-in: 4:00 pm. Check-out: 11:00 am

Self-parking: $30.00. Valet parking: $39.00

Questions?

Questions about Content? Contact Melissa Coffman:  melissacoffman@arc-pa.org

Questions about Registration? Contact Mercedes Beard:  Mercedes@arc-pa.org

Cancellation policy for ARC-PA sponsored events

  1. Registrants who are unable to attend an event for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution with no additional expense.
  2. If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:
  3. Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
    b. Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.
  4. Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.

Cancellation policy for ARC-PA sponsored events

1.Registrants who are unable to attend an event for any reason may substitute, by arrangement with ARC-PA, someone else from the same institution with no additional expense.

2.If a registrant is unable to attend an event and a substitution is not an option, the following refund arrangements will apply:

a.Registrations cancelled 15 days or more before the event will be refunded 100%.
b.Registrations cancelled less than 15 days before the event will forfeit $500 of the event fee and the remaining balance of the fee will be refunded.

3. Refunds will be issued within 2 weeks after the event.