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What’s the Big Deal with ACHA ACHD Accreditation?

by Colleen Lancial, BSN, RN-BC on Monday, Dec 06, 2021

When I accepted the University of Iowa Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) nurse coordinator position, it was the expectation our program would become accredited by the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA). “Sure, no big deal” I thought.

Guys, that was four year ago! Four years of fostering relationships with other multidisciplinary teams, developing policies and procedures, and filling positions to properly deliver excellent patient-centered care. But we did it!

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