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Pursuing Excellence Through Accreditation Workshop

Registration is filling up quickly!

Join us for the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) full-day workshop Pursuing Excellence Through Accreditation in Chicago. Workshop attendees will receive detailed information regarding NAPBC components and standards, survey process, quality measures, and related requirements for 2013 and beyond. Attendance at this workshop will assist centers applying for accreditation, as well as centers due for reaccreditation in 2013.

DATE:         Friday, May 24, 2013
TIME:          7:30 am–4:30 pm
WHERE:    American College of Surgeons, 633 N. Saint Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611
FEE:           $500/person

Want to maximize your on-site visit?
Through information presented by NAPBC Board members, surveyors, and staff, the workshop will offer pertinent information about issues specific to NAPBC components and standards, including requirements for compliance with each standard. The workshop will also incorporate any recent changes to the standards so that there is a clear understanding of what is expected and how it will be measured. A detailed presentation, “What to Expect on the Day of Survey” will walk you through a site visit from a surveyor’s perspective. Learn what the surveyor is looking for throughout the survey.

Who should attend? This workshop is designed for individuals involved in the delivery of multidisciplinary breast health care, including physicians, nurses, administrators, cancer registry professionals, and others involved in the day-to-day operations of the breast center.

CE credit hours pending approval from the National Cancer Registrars Association.

Register today! Learn more about the workshop, including the agenda and hotel accommodations.
(For more information and to register online, go to http://www.napbc-breast.org/workshop-may2013.pdf)


NAPBC Exhibit Schedule

The NAPBC will have an exhibit at the following meetings:

The American Society of Breast Surgeons 14th Annual Meeting
May 1–5
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
Chicago, IL

National Cancer Registrars’ Association (NCRA)
May 30–June 2
Hilton Union Square
San Francisco, CA

If you will be attending these meetings and have questions, or wish to pick up an NAPBC Information Kit, stop by these exhibits.

To learn more about the NAPBC, visit www.napbc-breast.org, e-mail napbc@facs.org, or call 312-202-5185.

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