Health Care for Older Persons. International Accreditation of Competences - Basic Level

The International Accreditation of Competences in Health Care for Older  Persons (ACAPEM) is a network training strategy, aimed at health professionals with an emphasis on the development of competencies, that the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), along with other Associations and Institutions promotes in the Region of the Americas, to achieve its suitability in the care of the elderly.

It is divided into three levels, from lowest to highest complexity: ACAPEM-Basic, ACAPEM-Intermediate and ACAPEM-Advanced.