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Open Hearing Notice

An Open Hearing on the Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Education Programs in Orthotist and Prosthetist Assistant is scheduled for Friday, July 26, 2019, at 5:15 PM (Eastern), at the Westin Indianapolis, 214 W. Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (meeting room to be determined). Please review the proposed Standards below:
Annotated Proposed Standards and Guidelines for the Accreditation of Educational Programs in Orthotists and Prosthetist Assistant

Comments on the proposed Standards are being collected via survey at the link below. Please reference the annotated proposed Standards document above, and indicate the line number on which you wish to make a comment in the survey. Be sure to follow the instructions provided in the survey to ensure your comments are submitted. All comments intended for consideration by CAAHEP must be received no later than 5:00 PM Eastern on June 20, 2019.
Comment on the proposed Standards here (opens a Survey Monkey page)

Attending the Open Hearing In Person:
For those planning to attend the open hearing in person and require room reservations at the Westin Indianapolis, please contact CAAHEP’s meeting planner Cynthia Jackson-McNeill (email: cynthia@caahep.org or phone: 727-210-2350 ext. 2), as she manages the CAAHEP room block. The Westin Indianapolis room rate is $169.

Attending the Open Hearing Electronically:
Participation in the Open Hearing by electronic (online) means is available to those unable to attend in person. Please register to attend the online access of the Open Hearing below. Your registration for electronic participation must be received by July 22, 2019.

Register to participate in the Open Hearing via electronic means

Please note that there is no charge to attend the Open Hearing electronically using your computer microphone and speakers (VoIP), however, if you will be participating by telephone you may incur long distance charges depending on your telephone long distance service plan.