COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR RESPIRATORY CARE

Resource Assessment

CoARC Policy 3.015 - Resource assessment must be performed annually (Standard 2.16) using the CoARC’s Student and Program Personnel Resource Assessment surveys (www.coarc.com). Resource Assessment data from any portion of the program with a separate ID number (base and program options must be derived separately, using evaluation instruments that are appropriately modified (e.g., CoARC Polysomnography Resource Assessment Surveys), or specially developed for this purpose. Programs and program options must maintain on-going resource assessment documentation including purpose, measurement system, dates of measurement, results and analysis, action plans and follow-up. Each resource must be assessed using a minimum of two evaluation instruments. 

 

 

 Resource Assessment Matrix (RAM)

 

This has been temporarily disabled.  Please use the RAM link below.  The Resource Assessment Matrix (RAM) can be accessed by logging into the annual reporting tool.  Use the links below to access, edit, print a copy, or view a sample of the RAM.  

 

 RAM (annual reporting tool)

 

RAM (sample) - rev 4/15/16

 

 

Resource Assessment Surveys - Entry Into Respiratory Care Professional Practice (both surveys to be used when completing the RAM)

 

Programs are encouraged to adapt the survey templates below for use with third-party web-based survey software. 

 

  Student-Program Resource Survey
(MS Word) - Rev 3/17
 

 

Administered ANNUALLY to all currently enrolled students at the end of each academic year of the program.

Personnel-Program Resource Survey
(MS Word) - Rev 
3/17

 

Administered ANNUALLY at the program

advisory Board meeting.  This survey instrument is completed by program faculty, the Medical Director,

and Advisory Board Members.

For additional information about conducting resource assessment, please review the RAM webinar and
Frequently Asked Questions document.

 

CoARC Standard DA2.14  -

 

The program must, at least annually, use the CoARC Resource Assessment Surveys to assess the resources described in Standard DA2.1.  The survey data must be documented using the CoARC Resource Assessment Matrix (RAM).  The results of resource assessment must be the basis for ongoing planning and appropriate change in program resources; any deficiency identified requires development of an action plan, documentation of its implementation, and evaluation of its effectiveness as measured by ongoing resource assessment.

Resource Assessment Surveys - Degree Advancement (both surveys to be used when completing the RAM)

Student-Program Resource Survey - DA
(MS Word) - Rev 3/17
 

 

Administered ANNUALLY to all currently enrolled students at the end of each academic year of the program.

Personnel-Program Resource Survey - DA
(MS Word) - Rev 
3/17

 

Administered ANNUALLY at the program

advisory Board meeting.  This survey instrument is completed by program faculty, the Medical Director,

and Advisory Board Members.

 

  Programs are encouraged to adapt the survey templates above for use with third-party web-based survey software. 

Questions about Resource Assessment should be addressed to the Executive Director at tom@coarc.com.


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