This session will provide information and guidance concerning the self-study and visitation processes for individuals whose institutions are (a) scheduled to be visited in the next two years, (b) planning to begin the NASM evaluation process, (c) formally engaged in the process, or (d) contemplating the submission of original applications for accreditation. A step-by-step walk-through of the nuts-and-bolts of the accreditation process will be provided, including confirmation of timelines and deadlines, and information regarding accreditation procedures, Self-Study formats, on-site reviews, the Visitors’ Report, the Optional Response, and Commission action. All three Self-Study formats (A, B, and C) will be discussed. Participants are encouraged to have in hand a copy of the current NASM Handbook.
Presenter: Nora R. Hamme, NASM National Office