Answer: While the application is comprehensive in scope, it does not require more than what should already be developed as part of a strong CE provider program. You should expect to hear from ACVREP within 60 days of submitting your online application.
ACVREP may ask for additional materials and/or information to complete the review of the application which may extend the time period for approval.
Answer: Yes. Make sure the application is complete and includes all supporting materials.Also it helps to have one contact person responsible for answering any inquires or requests for additional information from ACVREP.
Answer: No. ACVREP contact hours may only be awarded for CE activities that are offered after the provider has received confirmation that the provider is an approved ACVREP Category 1 or Category 2 RPPLE© provider.
Further, ACVREP Category 2 RPPLE© providers may not award ACVREP contact hours for CE activities unless their events have been properly Registered on the ACVREP website.
Answer: As a general rule, decisions regarding CE activity design, development, and implementation should be made by individuals who are competent in the subject matter, fully understand the purpose of the activity and related learning objectives, have practical knowledge and experience in utilizing varied instructional methodologies, and have knowledge and experience in instructional delivery within the selected medium (e.g. workshop, on-line course, independent study, etc.)
Answer: It is the shared responsibility of the provider organization, the CE activity planner(s), and instructor(s)/presenter(s) to facilitate the development and achievement of stated learning objectives by participants/learners.
Answer:This information may be related in promotional materials, activity hand outs, and/or in an announcement made prior to the start of the CE activity. Please note that a disclosure statement is only required for those activities where there is a commercial interest of the presenter or the provider organization.
Answer: ACVREP does not view the existence of commercial interests and/or affiliations as implying bias on behalf of the provider or undermining the value of CE activities planned and implemented by the provider organization. Having an interest in or affiliation with any organization does not prohibit the presenter/instructor from participation, but said relationships should be clearly stated in advance of the CE activity.
Answer: In addition to the required material, you may also attach any forms or templates used to document permission to use materials developed externally for the purposes of a planned CE event, Release of Likeness forms, etc.
Answer: Learning objectives should:
Answer: The participant/learner evaluation should include brief questions on: