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2018 ARC-PA Workshop Accreditation and You

By Marcia Silverberg on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 in Featured, No Comments


ARC-PA workshop Accreditation and You

July 22-24, 2018

The Ritz-Carlton, 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.

 

This workshop focuses on bringing the Standards, accreditation manual 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 Sunday, July 22, 2018 with sessions until 5:30 PM (snack provided, lunch and dinner on your own). On Monday, July 23 the workshop begins at 7:00 AM (breakfast and lunch provided) and adjourns at 5:30 PM (Dinner on your own). On Tuesday, July 24, 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, Sunday, July 22, 2018.

Space is limited. Priority will be given to first time registrants from programs scheduled for site visits in 2018-2019. Programs are limited to two attendees per program.

Fees:
The registration fee for the Accreditation and You workshop is $1,250 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 June 15, 2018. The ARC-PA does not accept credit cards.

Make checks payable to: ARC-PA, Inc.

 

Hotel: Ritz-Carlton – Cleveland
The conference guestroom rate at the Ritz-Carlton – Cleveland is $229 per night plus 16.5% tax, single or double occupancy. The conference rate will be available July 19-27, 2018 (based on guestroom availability).

Once your registration is confirmed, please use this link: Book your group rate for ARC-PA Workshop  

or contact the Ritz-Carlton directly at 216-623-1300 and ask for the ARC-PA Workshop room block. (Reservations must be guaranteed by credit card and “no shows” will be billed one night.)  The room block is available until June 22, 2018. However, only a limited number of rooms are reserved, so make your reservation early.

 

Registration Form:

This form is due by June 8, 2018. The ARC-PA will send confirmation of registration to the email listed on the registration form.

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 from the ARC-PA.

 

The hotel is 15 miles / 20 minutes from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). The hotel is easily accessible via the Regional Transit Authority (RTA) on the Red Line:

  1. Take the Red Line to Tower City – Public Square Station, cost is $2.25 each way.
  2. After exiting the train, take the elevator to M3.
  3. Turn right out of the elevator, and the hotel’s arrival lobby is located to the left.

 

The Ritz-Carlton, Tower City Center, 1515 West Third Street, Cleveland, OH 44113, (216) 623-1300. Valet Parking (no self-park): $30 per day. Check-in: 4 p.m.  Check-out: 12 p.m.

 

Questions?

Questions about Content? Contact Suzanne York

Questions about Registration? Contact Mercedes Beard

 

     

Full Time Assistant Director Position Available, to Start July 1, 2018

By Richard Mercer on Friday, April 6th, 2018 in News, No Comments


A full-time Assistant Director position for an experienced PA educator is now open at the Corporate Office of the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant in Johns Creek, Georgia. This position prefers a full-time presence in the Johns Creek Office, but applicants desiring remote work may apply.

Information regarding the position and qualifications can be found here.

     

Office Closed Friday, March 30

By Richard Mercer on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 in News, No Comments


Please note that the ARC-PA office will be closed on Friday, March 30th in observance of Good Friday.  The office will resume normal business hours on Monday, April 2nd.  Please be reminded that many topics and materials that may be of help to you are provided on our web site: www.arc-pa.org.