Maximize your attendance by attending a Summer Forum Pre-course presented by the NBRC or CoARC on Friday, July 19 — the day before Summer Forum begins.
Friday, July 19, 8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Course #1 — National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m. | Room TBA
Examination Management: Points an Educator Can Consider
Robert C Shaw Jr PhD RRT FAARC, Overland Park KS
Based on feedback from last year, this session will address issues that educators face while fulfilling their responsibility to assess learning. Topics will include content security, examination administration, item banking, and examination form assembly. There is no pre-registration. The room will accommodate 50 people, so come early to find a seat.
Friday, July 19, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Course #2 — Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
This session is an opportunity for program personnel and administrators to meet with their program referees on an individual basis to discuss:
Recent changes to CoARC policies, procedures, and documentation involving the referee process;
Interpretation of the new CoARC accreditation standards;
What is recommended for improvement of the institution or program, including any progress reports, and
How to communicate appropriately and effectively with their program referee and Executive Office staff
Attendance for this session is on a first-come, first-served basis and attendees are required to pre-register with the CoARC by contacting Tammy Alsup.