Prepare for Accreditation Using the CAAS Standards (Version 3.0)
Online Webinar Series (6 hours of online education)
Presented by: Sarah McEntee, Executive Director Commission on the Accreditation of Ambulance Services
Learn How To:
- Plan and budget for accreditation
- Recognize and maximize the value of accreditation for your organization
- Motivate staff for accreditation
- Understand and apply CAAS standards to your organization
- Prepare your application
- Develop application documentation
- Learn how to use the new paperless submission process
- Review the updates to the new CAAS v3.0 standards
This three-part webinar series is the ideal forum to assist you in planning for your accreditation or re-accreditation using the CAAS Gold Standards. It provides a detailed overview of the application process and clearly defines what can be expected throughout. Faculty address the benefits of accreditation and identify ways in which you can increase operational and clinical performance, reduce risk and liability, and maximize your market position as a result. This online series provides an opportunity to review the standards, learn best practices, and receive expert answers to all your most important accreditation questions.
Who Should Attend
CAAS accreditation is open to all commercial, municipal, fire-based, inter-facility, volunteer, or hospital-based agencies providing ground medical transport. The practical information provided in this course will save countless hours of time, answer questions, and assist managers, QI supervisors, or other designated accreditation coordinators to plan and execute an effective accreditation program within their own agency.
Sarah McEntee is the executive director for CAAS and is responsible for overall direction and management of the accreditation process. Prior to her appointment, she was program director for the New England EMS Institute in Manchester, N.H., where she was responsible for the management and direction of three concurrent CoAEMSP-accredited paramedic programs.
Course Dates and Times
This online webinar series includes three - 2-hour webinar sessions conducted on three consecutive Mondays in March. Attendees are encouraged to attend the live sessions, but each session will be recorded and all attendees will have access to the recorded sessions enabling everyone to participate in this series at their convenience. These sessions will be conducted using GotoWebinar and all attendees will be provided login instructions.
Monday March 6: 11 am to 1 pm (Eastern) - Part 1
Monday March 13: 11 am to 1 pm (Eastern) - Part 2
Monday March 20: 11 am to 1 pm (Eastern) - Part 3
Registration The fee to attend this online webinar series is $250.00 per for a single registration. Registration fee includes course materials, sample documents, the CAAS Standards Guide (a $30 value), the CAAS Application Package (a $125 value) and online access to each session so you can review program materials at your convenience, and share your learning experience with your staff.
What Previous Seminar Attendees Have Said
“I feel energized and ready to take on the accreditation process. This seminar eliminated my fear and replaced it with motivation and excitement.”
“Thank you for the personalized attention. You really did answer all my questions.”
“The seminar was very helpful and encouraging. This process and opportunity really seem to be within reach.”
“Good overview of accreditation process. I liked the practical examples given on how standards were addressed.”
“I am more confident in my ability & my company’s ability to achieve accreditation following this program.”
“I gained a lot of information and feel confident that we can & should be accredited.”
“Great presentation. This application will assist organizations in becoming quality systems.”