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ACEND Program Director Workshop FEM Standards - August 2019

Date: August 15 - 16, 2019

  • Location: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) will be offering an Accreditation Workshop in Chicago, IL.  The workshop is designed to help program directors and others interested in the ACEND Future Education Accreditation Standards learn about the standards and specific details on how to submit an application to be a demonstration program, prepare for self-study reports and host site visits.  This workshop will focus on preparing an application or self-study report based on the new Future Education Model Accreditation Standards. During the workshop, interactive sessions cover the accreditation standards, how to conduct a self-study process and how to work with ACEND staff and reviewers.  Individuals with a site visit scheduled in 2019 or later, individuals interested in applying to be a demonstration program and those interested in learning more about the Future Education Model programs are welcome and encouraged to attend.  

Competency Based Education
Standards on Program Characteristics and Resources
Standards on Program Planning and Outcomes Evaluation
Standards on Curriculum and Student Learning Objectives
Standards on Faculty and Preceptors and Students
Standards on Supervised Practice/Experiential Learning Sites
Strategies and Resources to Help You Succeed
Demonstration Program Application and Review
Preparing Your Self-Study Report
Preparing for Your On-Site Evaluation
Procedures following the On-Site Evaluation
Addressing the Board's Recommendations

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday, August 16, 2019 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM; 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Optional) Meet with ACEND staff to discuss program specific question
Location: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 South Riverside Plaza, 14th Floor Conference Room, Chicago, IL
CPE Credit:  12 hours (Level 2)
Suggested Learning Needs Codes:  6060, 6070, 7100
Suggested Practice Competencies: 3.1, 6.1, 8.3, 9.5, 14.3
Registration Information:
Cost:$475 per attendee or $350 for new directors of ACEND accredited programs who have paid the $250 substantive program change fee. Registration: To register visit:
https://ams.eatright.org/ewebRegistration is limited to the first 35 participants. Cancellations: Cancellations must be submitted to acend@eatright.org in writing on or before August 8, 2019 will be refunded (minus a $50.00 processing fee).Registrations are non-refundable after August 8, 2019. Hotel and travel expenses are the responsibility of the attendee. Please do not make any non-refundable travel arrangements until you have received written confirmation from ACEND that you are enrolled in the
workshop. If you need hotel recommendations near the workshop location, please email ACEND@eatright.org

For information contact acend@eatright.org or call (312) 899-0040 X 5400.

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