CAHC recognizes that there is a market for consultants who can assist health care service firms registered in New Jersey satisfactorily negotiate the accreditation process. Agencies often call our office asking for recommendations of someone they can contact. For that reason we have developed criteria that individuals would need to complete in order to be considered proficient by CAHC as a consultant.
The following workshops total 17 hours of classroom training and attendance is required:
Overview of Standards – 3 hours
HR Intensive Review – Standard VI – 2 hours
The Role of the RN in Accreditation – 3 hours
Performance Quality Improvement – 2 hours
Preparing Your CAHC Application for Submission – 2 hours
Preparing for Your CAHC Survey – 2 hours
Avoiding Common Survey Deficiencies – 3 hours
Following completion of the workshops the potential consultant would be interviewed by the CAHC Director of Accreditation. Once approved the individual would be acknowledged by CAHC and listed on the organization’s website.
For more information, a proficient consultant application or for a list of scheduled workshops, contact Marita Drivanos, CAHC Director of Accreditation, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 201-880-9135.