Call for Comments on Proposed Revisions to COA Standards and Policies

The COA is seeking feedback from its communities of interest regarding proposed revisions to its Standards and policies from the joint COA/AANA Full Scope of Practice Competency Task Force (FSOPCTF) and the COA’s Standards and Policies Committee.

The COA has designed a single survey to collect feedback from its communities of interest.  Below is a description of the items in the Call for Comments and the link to the survey.

Please consider the revisions and provide comments. The Call for Comments will remain open until June 15, 2020. Should you have any questions regarding the Call for Comments, please contact the COA at 847-655-1160 or by e-mail at [email protected].    

Full Scope of Practice Competency Task Force (FSOPCTF) Revisions

At its January 22-24, 2020 meeting, the COA considered 18 recommendations for revisions to Standards and policies from the FSOPCTF.  The COA previously conducted a hearing on several of the proposed revisions at the February 2020 Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators and is now releasing them for comment.  Please click the survey link below to view and provide comments on the proposed revisions.  Please note the COA is continuing its review of the remaining FSOPCTF recommendations and expects to issue another Call for Comments later this year.

COA Standards and Policies Committee Revisions

At its January 22-24, 2020 meeting, the COA considered proposed revisions to 12 of its policies and procedures. These revisions were a direct result of changes to the US Department of Education’s accreditation regulations that will go into effect on July 1, 2020. The COA previously conducted a hearing on several of the proposed revisions at the February 2020 Assembly of Didactic and Clinical Educators and is now releasing the mark-ups (click here to view) of the revised policies for comment.  

Click the survey link to provide comments on these proposed revisions. https://survey.vovici.com/se/19CCBA6325CBD6BE