Issues of Accreditation
1.Read the article: Issues of Accreditation: A Dean’s Perspective..
2.Answer the following questions after reading the article:
a.Why do we need accreditation for nursing schools?.
b.What does an accreditation agency look for when they review a school?.
c.What are the quality criteria that they are looking for when they review a school?.
d.The current accreditation agencies are classified as quasi-governmental meaning that they act like a governmental group, in a sense, but they are not an official governmental agency. Explain what is meant by a quasi-governmental agency? (You may need to look further than the article to answer this question).. .
3.Your paper should be: ◦One (1) page or more.. ◦Use factual information from the textbook and/or appropriate articles and websites.. ◦Cite your sources – type references according to the APA Style Guide.