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JRCERT Advertising Accreditation Status

Policy Statement

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT):

10.001 requires that a sponsor/program electing to publicly disclose its accreditation status, award, and/or report of findings, accurately publishes such information.
10.002 requires programs to provide for public correction of any incorrect or misleading accreditation status, award, and/or report of findings information.

Procedures

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT):

10.001A requires any published accreditation status or award to be accurate and limited to a particular educational program.
  i. Prohibits published statements relating to the accreditation status of a program not accredited;
  ii. Requires use of the following statement when publishing sponsor/program accreditation status:
    The _______________ program is accredited by the
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
email: [email protected]
10.001B provides each accredited program with an accreditation certificate.
10.001C provides each recognized clinical education setting with a recognition certificate.
10.001D provides annually each program with a registration seal to be placed on its certificate, upon payment of the registration fee.
10.001E replaces any certificate upon change of sponsor name, upon return of the existing certificate and a request providing the new information, at no charge.
10.001F expects any program to return accreditation and recognition certificates upon program discontinuation or loss of accreditation.
10.001G replaces certificates, except as described in 10.001E, upon request, at a cost of $25/certificate.
10.002A upon being apprised of inaccurate disclosure of accreditation status, award, and/or report of findings information, the program must document correction of the information within fourteen (14) business days.

Cross References

10.100 Appeals Process
10.200 Accreditation Actions
10.700 Disclosure of Accreditation Status
10.900 Fair Practice Standards in Education

Adopted by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology:  04/04
Editorial Revision:  04/05
Revised:  10/11