Lynn Caruthers 
214.703.8445 ext.115


Thursday, June 28, 2012 starting at 8:00 AM EDT
Friday, June 29, 2012 ending at noon EDT
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Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Int'l Airport

1111 Airport Blvd., PO Box  12420

Pittsburgh, PA  15231


1-724-899-1241 (fax)

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Accreditation Workshop:

Join us for an informative workshop, which will include the:

  • Concept and overview of accreditation
  • Process of accreditation
  • Steps to the self study report with examples
  • Site visit process--how to prepare for it and what happens during and after the visit
  • Common stumbling blocks to accreditation and how to overcome them

Please download in advance of the workshop, the Initial-Accreditation Self Study Report (ISSR) and the Standards Interpretation Manual, and bring your laptop to the workshop. You can download the ISSR and the Standards Interpretation Manual   HERE

Internet access will not be available in the meeting room so please be sure to download the necessary materials prior to the workshop.

Following the conclusion of the workshop at noon on Friday, June 29, 2012, Dr. Hatch, Mr. York and Ms Cason will be available for individual 15 minute sessions from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.  These special 15 minute sessions will be based on time availability.  A sign-up roster will be available at the beginning of the workshop. 

Hotel rooms will be available at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport with a guaranteed hotel room rate of $125/night plus tax for the CoAEMSP workshop.  A special link to the hotel is provided below if you need to make a room reservation.   The room rate will be guaranteed through June 1, 2012 or as long as space is available. 

Hotel Room Reservation Link Here!

Workshop participants are responsible for their hotel reservations and should cancellation be necessary, you must contact the hotel in advance of your anticipated arrival date. Cancellations less than 72 hours in advance may result in a cancellation fee.

The workshop EARLY BIRD registration fee is $300 through June 1, 2012.  Registration beginning June 2, 2012 is $350.  This fee includes the cost of the workshop plus breakfast, lunch and breaks on Day 1, and breakfast and breaks on Day 2.  Registration will close automatically after June 22, 2012; attendees wishing to register after this date should contact the Executive Office at 214.703.8445, ext. 115, to be manually registered on a space available basis.

Payment is requested by credit card via PayPal at the time of registration and will be completed through the CoAEMSP PayPal account.  The registrant does not need a PayPal account, but will log into PayPal as a "Guest" and follow the instructions provided.  Should an institution need to submit payment by check, please mail the check to the CoAEMSP Executive Office for manual processing.  Please note the new CoAEMSP Executive Office address is:

                                     8301 Lakeview Pkwy, Suite 111-312   Rowlett, TX  75088

Should the institution require an invoice to process payment for the workshop registration, please contact Lynn at 214.703.8445 ext 115 immediately.  Payment must be received no later than 5 days prior to the workshop in order to complete your reservation. Registrations cancelled after June 22, 2012, will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee.

Space is limited so register now!