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Governance Unit: Surveyor Education

Surveyor Education designs curriculum

Surveyor Education Committee provides input to and contributes to the design of the Surveyor Education curriculum that drives surveyor consistency, ensures a common understanding of standards and their application in different settings and specialties, and integrates a consultative approach to client interaction.

Reports to Surveyor Administration

Activities & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with staff on setting the curriculum for AAAHC surveyor education based on program changes, needs assessments and program evaluation data.
  • Monitor participation and evaluate effectiveness of surveyor education.
  • Recommend to SCPC surveyor education requirements linked to specific privileges and roles (e.g. specialty certification programs, Medicare, chair, mentor).
  • Provide input to faculty selection and education program evaluation mechanisms.
  • Recommend to SCPC procedures and selection criteria for mentor recruitment, selection, and education requirements.
  • Comply with all Governance Unit and AAAHC policies.
Authorities
  • None.
Composition, Expertise or Experience Required
  • Interest in promoting quality in ambulatory care with ability to think beyond a single specialty or ambulatory setting type.
  • Professional experience in an ambulatory health care setting. Technical or clinical expertise in a clinical specialty.
  • At least three years serving as an AAAHC surveyor within the past five years.
Benefits of Membership
  • Influence the selection and development of AAAHC surveyors for accreditation and certification programs.
  • Contribute to the improvement of ambulatory care quality and patient outcomes.
  • AAAHC surveyor experience preferred, but not required.

See our Governance Unit Application Process here


Annual Time Commitment Requirements

Activity# Per YearDurationDay/TimeLocation
Face-to-face meetings1-20.5-1.0 daysVariableVariable
Conference calls6-81.0-1.5 hrsEvenings
Hours/year of committee work required outside of meetings/calls10-20Additional travel or time commitmentsNone

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