“Lions, Tigers and Preparing for Accreditation, Oh My! ” Reducing Your Anxiety with Strategies for Success
The idea of preparing for an accreditation visit can be overwhelming to administration and faculty at any level for nursing programs. Anxiety along with increased demands for preparation (workload) are often associated with planning in advance for a visit. Questions such as: What will site visitors expect me to know? How should I answer questions? How can I get organized in advance? This session will discuss how you can create strategies with preparing for an accreditation visit while reducing the fear of the “lions, tigers and anxiety!”
- Identify the elements of the accreditation process that create discomfort for faculty.
- Discuss strategies that can reduce anxiety and foster preparation for the site visit.
- Increase comfort level with future accreditation visits with knowledge of what’s expected as a faculty member/administrator.