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Self-Study Reviewers and Site Visitors

Self-study reviewers and site visitors play a crucial role in the comprehensive review process.  It is their responsibility to create an objective and impartial assessment of the quality of the orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic educational program seeking accreditation.  Self-study reviewers and site visitors serve in teams of 2-3 individuals with diverse educational backgrounds and expertise.  

Self-Study Review Qualifications
  • Self-Study Reviewers shall be qualified by education and experience to evaluate the learning concentrations for which the program is seeking accreditation.
  • Possess skills to critically review a self-study (e.g., attention to detail, sensitivity/understanding of unique qualities of developing programs, organizational skills and the ability to provide constructive feedback).
Site Visitor Qualifications
  • Site visitors shall be qualified by education and experience to evaluate the learning concentrations for which the program is seeking accreditation.
  • Possess skills to support a site visit (e.g., sensitivity/understanding of unique qualities of developing programs, organizational skills and the ability to provide constructive feedback).

Are You Interested in Serving as a Self-Study Review or Site Visitor?

Click HERE to notify the NCOPE Accreditation Committee.

CAAHEP Site Visit Informational Webinar

Click HERE to view a 1 hour long webinar that addresses the site visit process.