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Association of Asthma Educators
Policy & Procedure Title:
AE-C Preparation and Recertification Course Policy
Current Version # and Date Approved:
Version #1 – April 1, 2009
The Association of Asthma Educators will provide educational products that support the mission of this organization in raising the competency of individuals who educate patients and families affected by asthma.
In order to maintain the scientific integrity of the educational programs produced by AAE, a review coordinator, advisor, and multidisciplinary panel will be appointed (remove annually ) to review and revise all educational programs offered by AAE.
Policies and Procedures:
I. The Executive Committee of Directors will appoint a Review Coordinator, one advisor and multidisciplinary panel to review and/or revise the AE-C Preparation and Recertification Course by the April or May Board Meeting. The Board may ask the Education Committee Chair or the appointed Review Coordinator to make recommendations for the advisor and multidisciplinary panel.
II. The Review Coordinator, advisor and multidisciplinary panel may serve consecutive years in this capacity as approved by the Executive Committee.
III. The Review Coordinator shall oversee the multidisciplinary panel activities and will be responsible for communication with the board of directors regarding panel activities.
IV. The review advisor shall have extensive involvement in past development or presentation of the respective educational program and will serve as a content expert.
V. The interdisciplinary review panel shall be composed of a diverse group of individuals such as nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, clinicians, social workers, care coordinators, lay educators or others who represent the diverse AAE membership base.