Breaking Down 12 Common Barriers to Accreditation

Track: Standards and Accreditation

Session Number: 6026
Date: Wed, Nov 20th, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Successfully navigating the complex path to accreditation is a rewarding experience. Achieving accreditation requires full compliance with the selected standard. Awareness of potential barriers helps to clear the way for an experience that not only results in a successful accreditation decision, but builds an organizational culture that values quality improvement and a commitment to best practices.

In this session, presenters will discuss 12 common barriers and how to avoid them including:

  1. Governing with authority and impartiality
  2. Separating education and certification functions
  3. Establishing and implementing policies
  4. Informing candidates through published information
  5. Achieving diverse representation on SME panels
  6. Forming the foundation with job analysis success
  7. Building an exam Spec Sheet
  8. Standardizing exam administration
  9. Scoring accurately and fairly
  10. Engaging psychometric assistance
  11. Ongoing exam development
  12. Documenting the process from A to Z

Participants will learn the specific elements of these 12 items that post the most common challenges and tips to avoid them. 

Session Type: Concurrent Session

Session Type: Concurrent Session