A case study of how the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing earned IAS accreditation to ISO/IEC 17024.
Learn how to engage in strategic discussions with your Board and relevant committees regarding key changes to the NCCA Standards (effective January 2016), and how to keep the NCCA Standards in mind when developing or updating a certification program.
This Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) white paper is written to help certifying bodies preparing applications for accreditation by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) understand the requirements of the 2014 Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs (Standards). Five of the most frequent problem areas with applications for NCCA accreditation are discussed. Suggestions are made to clarify the requirements for compliance with the Standards. However, this white paper does not provide an authoritative interpretation of the Standards. Download the Table of Contents.
The concurrent session The Five Most Frequent Problems with NCCA Accreditation Applications provides real-life examples of firewalls to illustrate different models for demonstrating separation between certification and education functions, highlighting the organizational and psychometric challenges and benefits.
This package offers you recordings of 8 concurrent sessions, with session on the business of certification, testing, continuing competence, accreditation, and certificate programs