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Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE)

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If you are an EMS Provider and you need an accredited Virtual Instructor Lead Training (VILT) refresher course, click this link:  F5 Refresher Training




There are several very exciting and important items that the CAPCE Board of Directors would like to share with you: 


New CAPCE Accreditation Manual: 
We've been working to compile all of the accreditation documents, reference material and policies in one Accreditation Manual.  The CAPCE Standards and Requirements, Item Writing Standards, CEH Assignment Guidance and all other application related material are now indexed within the manual.  All of the documents you may need are now in one place. Click the link below to download the new manual: 


Curriculum Matching

Web Page Upgrade:
CAPCE is preparing to roll out our redesigned web site.  Please be patient with us as we prepare the final details for the new page.  As always, feel free to call us if you need something and can't find it
CAPCE welcomes new Board Members:
NAEMSE and NAEMT have appointed new liaisons to our Board of Directors. Susan Bailey replaces Robert Loftus as the NAEMT Liaison.  Bob Loftus recently retired after a long and decorated career in EMS.  Joe Grafft replaces Rich Beebe as the NAEMSE Liaison.  Joe is a past CECBEMS board member.  Please join us in welcoming Susan and Joe to the CAPCE BoD.

Susan Bailey, BA, NRP, NCEE is the Paramedic Program Director at East Baton Rouge Parish EMS in Louisiana. She has been in EMS for over 25 years and has worked for hospital-based, private and municipal EMS agencies in rural and urban Louisiana.

Susan represents the Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered EMTs on the NAEMT Affiliate Advisory Council, serves on NAEMT’s Advocacy Committee, and is the NAEMT Advocacy Coordinator for Louisiana. She teaches numerous NAEMT and AHA courses including PHTLS, AMLS, PEPL, EMS Safety, GEMS, CPR, ACLS and PALS. She has provided leadership and patient advocacy presentations at conferences in the south-central region. Susan was the 2014 recipient of the NAEMT/Nasco Paramedic of the Year Award.

Susan earned a Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude) in Management from Southeastern Louisiana University and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Emergency Management from Millersville University. She is a lifetime member and former board member of the Louisiana Association of Nationally Registered EMTs, and also serves on the Louisiana Bureau of EMS Task Force.

Joe Grafft, MS, NREMT, Past President of NAEMSE, has been involved in EMS and teaching for the past 45 years, where he has offered creative, innovative and exciting alternatives in the management and didactic role of Emergency Medical Services management and Law Enforcement education.  His supervisors have consistently rated Joe's work as excellent in areas of management and communication skills; providing a "positive" work environment; exhibiting a "can do" attitude and involvement in the activities of the organizations he has served.  Joe possess a working knowledge of the legislative process, having worked in state government for the past fourteen years.  He has also worked in EMS management and understand how to move a project to completion.  Joe strives for excellence in all he does and expects the same dedication from those he works with.


CAPCE and Peer Reviewed Journals
The CAPCE Board of Directors strongly encourages accredited providers to cite peer reviewed journals. Thus, the following links are offered:

National EMS Museum

CAPCE is pleased to support the National EMS Museum project.
Click the icon at right for information about this effort dedicated to
memorializing and commemorating the history of EMS and the
individuals and organizations that provide emergency care.




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