Call for Comments - Fall 2018 Residency On-Site Visits

The Council provides opportunity for individuals or organizations to submit written comments concerning an institution’s qualifications for provisional or continued approval. The Council publishes notices in APMA News and on its website regarding its plans to conduct either a focused evaluation or a comprehensive evaluation of an institution that seeks provisional approval or continuation of approval. The notice indicates the deadline for receipt of third-party comments.

Proper Logging Guide

The Residency Review Committee has revised the Guide to Proper Logging of Surgical Procedures, with changes effective July 1, 2018. The surgical portion of the Guide resulted from an ongoing collaborative review by the Committee and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. The updated Guide includes new sections related to Category 6, Other Podiatric Procedures, Category 7 – Biomechanical Examinations, and Category 8 – History and Physical Examinations.

Call for Comments - CPME Publications 120 and 130

Draft II revisions of CPME publications 120, Standards and Requirements for Accrediting Colleges of Podiatric Medicine, and 130, Procedures for Accrediting Colleges of Podiatric Medicine, will be open for comment for four months. Following a review of the comments from the community of interest, the proposed revisions to CPME 120 and 130 will be considered for final adoption by the Council during its April 2019 meeting.

 

Public Notice: Call for Third-Party Comments

In accordance with CPME procedures, interested individuals or institutions are invited to submit third-party comments with respect to compliance of the Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine in Glendale, AZ, with the standards and requirements of the Council. The Council will take into consideration all comments received by December 15 as part of the School’s on-site evaluation scheduled for January 22–25, 2019. 



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Accreditation Actions

Approval Actions - Continuing Education Committee

Call for Comment - CPME Publications 120 and 130 - The Committee appointed to review the documents related to college evaluation and accreditation began meeting in 2016, and Draft I of the rewrite of CPME publications 120 and 130 was disseminated to the community of interest in December 2017. The Council reviewed all comments received from the community of interest concerning Draft I at its April 2018 meeting and determined that due to the number and nature of the comments received, the Committee would reconvene to address the comments and to provide recommendations to the Council at its October 2018 meeting. The Council reviewed the recommendations made by the Committee and approved Draft II of CPME publications 120 and 130 at its October 2018 meeting.

Per CPME 130, Draft II revisions of CPME publications 120 and 130 will be open for comment for four months. Following a review of the comments from the community of interest, the proposed revisions to CPME 120 and 130 will be considered for final adoption by the Council during its April 2019 meeting.

Public Notice: Call for Third-Party Comments - In accordance with CPME procedures, interested individuals or institutions are invited to submit third-party comments with respect to the compliance of the Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine in Glendale, AZ, with the standards and requirements of the Council. The Council will take into consideration all comments received by December 15, as part of the School's on-site evaluation scheduled for January 22–25, 2019. Comments must relate specifically to the Council’s requirements as published in CPME 120, Standards and Requirements for Accrediting Colleges of Podiatric Medicine, which may be obtained at www.cpme.org

 

 

Events

December 1, 2018
Collaborative Residency Evaluator Committee
Scottsdale, AZ

January 22-25, 2019
Comprehensive on-site evaluation
Midwestern University Arizona School of Podiatric Medicine, Glendale, AZ

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