Call for Comments - Spring 2019 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.

 

Call For Comments - CPME Publications 220 and 230

In accordance with CPME procedures, interested individuals or institutions are invited to submit third-party comments with respect to compliance of CPME 220, Criteria and Guidelines for Recognition of a Specialty Board for Podiatric Medical Practice, and CPME 230, Procedures for Recognition of a Specialty Board for Podiatric Medical Practice. The Council will take into consideration all comments received by February 1, 2019, to hmstagliano@cpme.org.

 



News

Accreditation Actions

Approval Actions - Continuing Education Committee
Approval Actions - Residency Review 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.

Call for Comment - CPME Publications 220 and 230The Joint Committee on Recognition of Specialty Boards conducts periodic reviews and revisions of its standards, criteria, and procedures on a scheduled basis (every six years).  The most recent comprehensive review process for CPME 220, Criteria and Guidelines for Recognition of a Specialty Board for Podiatric Medical Practice and CPME 230, Procedures for Recognition of a Specialty Board for Podiatric Medical Practice resulted in documents that were adopted in January 2013, and the interim review took place in 2016. Therefore, the next comprehensive review of the CPME 220 and 230 documents is scheduled to take place in 2019.

The JCRSB will meet February 8-9, 2019 to conduct this review. Per CPME 230, the criteria and procedures will be disseminated widely in order to obtain information regarding how any revisions will affect the community of interest. Following a review of the comments from the community of interest, the proposed revisions to CPME 220 and 230 will be considered for final adoption by the Council.   

Click on this link, CPME 220 and 230, to view the documents scheduled for review. 

You are encouraged to forward this message as you see appropriate. The Council is seeking the broadest possible input. Please send your comments by February 1, 2019, to hmstagliano@cpme.org

 

 

Events

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

February 8-9, 2019
Joint Committee on the Recognition of Specialty Boards
APMA Headquarters, Bethesda, MD

March 2, 2019 
Continuing Education Committee
APMA Headquarters, Bethesda, MD

March 8-9, 2019
Residency Ad Hoc Advisory Committee
APMA Headquarters, Bethesda, MD

March 15, 2019
Collaborative Residency Evaluator Committee
Washington, DC

Continuing Education Workshop
Washington, DC

March 29-30, 2019
Residency Review Committee
APMA Headquarters, Bethesda, MD

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