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Site Approval Request

IAHCSMM defines a traditional hands-on experience clinical site as a hospital or an ambulatory surgery center. Occasionally, applicants for certification request to obtain their hands-on experience at a non-traditional site such as a dental or optical facility, a clinic procedure area, or a veterinary practice.

IAHCSMM defines a traditional hands-on experience clinical site as a hospital or an ambulatory surgery center. Occasionally, applicants for certification request to obtain their hands-on experience at a non-traditional site such as a dental or optical facility, a clinic procedure area, or a veterinary practice.

All requests for the use of a non-traditional site must be approved by IAHCSMM before time is scheduled at the site.

The process is as follows:

  • Before beginning the hands-on experience, the applicant should submit the form below.
  • The application will be reviewed to determine if the site has the capability of providing all the required hands-on experiences.
  • The applicant will be notified of the approval status (accept/reject).

Please note: Incomplete applications will not be processed.

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Applicant Information

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Facility Information

Please provide the following information about your facility:

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Hands-On Experience Checklist

Please address how the facility can provide the following experiences:

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