APT 22

CAHIIM'S Accreditation Process Training 2022

This virtual accreditation process training is designed to assist programs seeking initial or continuing CAHIIM accreditation.  Attendees will learn to prepare for the process, review the Accreditation Standards and Curriculum requirements, examine the CAHIIM expectations for quality assessment, and assess overall program readiness.

The Training walks through the steps to using the web-based online CAHIIM Accreditation System (CAS) and get advice on the accreditation process and instructions on how to prepare the required documentation within the Self-Assessment process.


CAHIIM's Accreditation Process Training 2022

The process training will be available in a virtual format on Monday, February 28, 2022 and will remain available for viewing through Friday, April 8, 2022. Two live Q&A sessions will be held on Friday, April 8, 2022, and registrants will have the opportunity to ask their questions live to CAHIIM staff members.

Who Should Attend?

Program directors, faculty, and administrators of Health Informatics (HI) and Health Information Management (HIM) programs seeking Initial and Continuing Accreditation.

Conference Highlights

  • The fundamentals of CAHIIM Accreditation, policies, and procedures.
  • Interpretation of the Accreditation Standards.
  • A step-by-step guide to the program Self-Assessment process using the CAS online web-based system and its functionality.
  • Explanation of CAHIIM expectations and documentation requirements.
  • Curriculum design guidance and syllabus evaluation requirements.
  • Constructing a meaningful program evaluation plan and outcomes assessment techniques.
  • Examine resources, online program delivery, and practical experiences.
  • Guidance on how to prepare for a successful site visit.
  • Overview of the Annual Program Assessment Report (APAR).
  • Information on how to write meaningful goals.
  • Two separate live Q&A sessions with CAHIIM staff and much more.

The Program

General Sessions

Program Review Process and Stages: Initial & Continuing Accreditation | George J. Payan

Annual Program Assessment Report (APAR) | Linde Tesch

Best practices in Site Visit Preparations | Amanda Stefan

Accreditation Fees | Jayne Kosik

Introduction to the CAHIIM Accreditation System (CAS) | Benjamin Doughty

Health Informatics (HI)

Navigating the CAHIIM 2017 Health Informatics (HI) Standards | Linde Tesch

Health Informatics Update | Linde Tesch

Health Information Management (HIM)

Navigating the CAHIIM 2018 Health Information Management (HIM) Standards | Amanda Stefan

Health Information Management Update | Amanda Stefan

Curriculum Evaluation | Amanda Stefan

Writing Meaningful Goals | Anita Hazelwood

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made by February 14, 2022 will be refunded the paid registration fee.

Cancellations made after this date will not be refunded.

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