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ERIC Number: ED129971
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Certification, Credentialing, Licensing and the Renewal Process. Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by Northwest Adult Education Association, Washington Continuing Education Association, ERIC Clearinghouse in Career Education (Seattle, Washington, February, 1976).
Long, James S., Ed.; Boshier, Roger, Ed.
Issues concerned with the certification of continuing education are addressed in this report. Topics of the keynote addresses are (1) Compulsory Continuing Education for Professionals, or The Gold Rush of '76, and (2) The Mystique of Certification, Education and Professionalism: In the Service of Whom? Panel presentation topics include: (1) Continuing Education and Licensure in the Health Professions, (2) A Proposal for Relicensing Physicians in Washington, (3) Accreditation Process in Higher Education, and (4) The Need for Continuing Education and Skill Upgrading in the Electrical Trades. Each of the addresses and presentations contains an abstract. Questions, answers, and reflections related to certification are presented under the conference theme topic. The annotated bibliography on Certification, Credentialing, Licensing and the Renewal Process, constituting approximately half of the document, reflects the needs of the conference and the larger audience of adult educators. Information about additional conference sessions and other professional areas, and a postscript are included. (WL)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Adult Education, Bibliographies, Certification, Conference Reports, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Health Occupations, Higher Education, Professional Continuing Education
Richard Harris, Continuing Education Center, Grays Harbor College, Aberdeen, Washington 98520 ($5.00, payable to "NWAEA Publications")
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Adult Education Association.; Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. ERIC Clearinghouse in Career Education.; Washington Contiuning Education Association.
Identifiers - Location: Washington