TULSA, Okla., Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Journal of the Emergency Services (JEMS) is honored to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). After a rigorous self-study and application process, JEMS was awarded CAPCE Organizational Accreditation for its needs assessment, course development and implementation and evaluation processes. JEMS is immediately offering CE for selected future webcasts and will be offering CE for additional content in the near future. CAPCE’s evaluation is based on how needs assessment, program committee processes, medical direction/oversight, concept, production, delivery, evaluation and end-user reporting combine for the benefit of the individual EMS provider.
“This is truly an honor and a significant achievement for JEMS,” noted Senior Vice President and Group Publisher, MaryBeth DeWitt. “We are dedicated to building educational content that not only addresses both personal and public safety demands of emergency medical responders, but also helps these professionals stay current with the most accredited training possible. CAPCE recognition clearly demonstrates that we’ve made that achievement a reality.”
CAPCE noted that it “found clear evidence that JEMS not only adheres to CAPCE standards and policies but embraces and employs them. We are thoroughly impressed with the efforts you take to build quality into your educational processes.”
JEMS is owned and produced by PennWell Corporation and seeks to improve patient care in the prehospital setting and promote positive change in EMS by delivering information and education from industry leaders, change makers and emerging voices. With a rich tradition of editorial excellence and an unparalleled consortium of subject matter experts and state-of-the-science content, JEMS fulfills its commitment to EMS providers, instructors and administrators through all media channels including online and print.
CAPCE was chartered in 1992 by the following sponsoring organizations for the purpose of developing consistent criteria for the review and approval of EMS CE activities nationwide: the American College of Emergency Physicians, the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, the National Association of Emergency Medical Services Physicians, the National Association of State EMS Directors, the National Council of State Emergency Medical Services Training Coordinators, the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians, the National Association of EMS Educators became a sponsoring organization, the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians and the American Heart Association.
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