SDS Accreditation Update

AAAHC accreditation conferences coming up

The Wilmette, IL-based Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care’s (AAAHC) 2005 Achieving Accreditation conferences will focus on 2005 standards changes, including the completely revised Chapter 5: Quality Management and Improvement.

Designed to help organizations prepare for accreditation or re-accreditation, this interactive 1½ day program provides in-depth information regarding AAAHC standards and the survey process.

The conferences are led by AAAHC surveyors and will be held in Denver, June 24-25 and in Baltimore, Sept. 23-24.

The conference fee is $560 for the first registrant from a nonaccredited organization and $515 for the first registrant from an accredited organization, with discounted registration for additional attendees from the same organization.

For questions or more information, contact AAAHC at (847) 853-6060, or register by going to the web site at, click on "Education Programs and Products," then select "Education Programs."