Naming Decisions and Request for Comments – June 2015

The steering committee has been hard at work for many months developing several aspects of what will become the patient advocacy credential. Here are some of the decisions we have made: Naming The name of the body that will provide and support the credential (replacing the term “steering committee” which we have been using) will be  the Patient Advocate Certification

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Update on Advocate Certification Steering Committee Work – July 2014

Reports from Advocacy Credential Task Forces (July 2014) •  Patient Advocate Standards Task Force The PA Standards Task Force has developed a draft PACSC (Patient Advocacy Certification Steering Committee) Code of Ethics and shared that with the Steering Committee. We will get feedback from the SC and then move on to developing Standards and Best Practices. •  Certification Task Force

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Volunteer for Task Forces

During our November 2013 meeting, we determined how our Task Forces will be developed and governed.  We now invite you to volunteer to participate on a Task Force, as follows: 1.  Make yourself familiar  with the Task Forces which are accepting volunteers. 2.  Make your interest known: If you applied as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in early 2013, then

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Update on Advocate Certification Steering Committee Work – October 20, 2013

(Note – this post updated 12/19/2013 to replace terminology only.  “Subcommittees” will now be called Task Forces to make the differences in responsibilities clearer.  There is no change in definitions – only the term used.) During our October meeting, we discussed the Task Forces we know will be needed as we move forward.  The following Task Forces were approved: Patient Advocate

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