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ACEND Program Director Workshop 2017 Standards - February 2019

Date: February 18 - 19, 2019

  • Location: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND®) will be offering an Accreditation Workshop at the Academy Of Nutrition and Dietetics, at 120 South Riverside Plaza, 14th Floor Conference Room, Chicago IL. The workshop is designed to help dietetic education program directors and others interested in ACEND accreditation learn the latest accreditation standards and specific details on how to prepare for self-study reports and site visits.  This workshop will focus on preparing a self-study report based on the 2017 standards. During the workshop, interactive sessions cover plans for pass rate improvement, how to conduct a self-study process and how to work with ACEND staff and reviewers. Individuals with site visit scheduled in 2019 or later, individuals interested in applying to start anew ACEND accredited program, as well as newly appointed program directors, are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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
Preparing Your Self-Study Report
Preparing for Your On-Site Evaluation
Procedures following the On-Site Evaluation
Addressing the Board's Recommendations
Monday, February 18, 2019, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM;1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Optional) Meet with ACEND staff to discuss program specific question
Location: 120 South Riverside Plaza, 14th Floor Conference Room, Chicago IL
CPE Credit: 12 hours (Level 2) with 7additional CPEs credit for completing the ACEND Accreditation Modules
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/eweb  Registration is limited to the first 30 participants. Cancellations: Cancellations must be submitted to acend@eatright.org in writing on or before February 11, 2019 will be refunded (minus a $50.00 processing fee).  Registrations are non-refundable after February 11, 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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