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Confidentiality of Accreditation Process/Activities

Policy Statement

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

10.401 requires that its policies and procedures maintain the confidentiality of certain information and documents acquired during the accreditation process.
10.402 notwithstanding 10.401, may share certain information and documents acquired during the accreditation process with state regulatory agencies upon execution of a formal agreement regarding the confidentiality of such information.

Procedures

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

10.401A requires that Directors, employees and site visitors hold as confidential all accreditation materials, correspondence, and discussions related to the accreditation process.
10.401B requires that the Confidentiality Agreement be signed by each Director, employee and site visitor/apprentice:
    I am aware that as a Director, employee, site visitor or apprentice site visitor of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, I have access to accreditation information which shall remain confidential. I agree to respect and protect the confidentiality of all accreditation materials, recommendations, suggestions, and actions.
10.401C requires that the Chair read the Confidentiality Agreement at the beginning of each meeting of the Board of Directors.
10.401D makes public the following information relating to accredited programs:
  i. name and address of the sponsor;
  ii. name of chief executive officer, program director, medical advisor, and clinical faculty, as appropriate;
  iii. current accreditation status;
  iv. year of next accreditation review;
  v. program capacity;
  vi. program length;
  vii. tuition costs and fees;
  viii. terminal award;
  ix. clinical education settings, if appropriate;
  x. clinical capacity.
  xi. program effectiveness data:.
   
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Five-year average credentialing examination pass rate at first attempt,
   
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Five-year average job placement rate within six months of graduation, and
   
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Annual program completion rate,
10.401E releases, upon receipt of written authorization from the chief executive officer of the sponsor and payment of related copying fees, specific program correspondence or documentation.
10.401F releases only upon receipt of a subpoena reviewed and approved by JRCERT legal counsel, specific program correspondence or documentation.

Cross References

11.100 Principles of JRCERT Accreditation
11.600 Site Visit of the Program
12.300 Display and/or Utilization for Educational Purposes of Program Accreditation Materials
80.000 Complaints Regarding Accredited Programs
90.200 Site Visitor/Apprentice - Lodging for
90.300 Site Visitor/Apprentice - Qualifications and Terms of Appointment/Reappointment
90.500 Site Visit Team - Responsibilities of

Adopted by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology:  04/04
Editorial Revision:  10/04
Revised:  04/07; 10/07; 10/09; 04/12