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ANCC Accreditation

The ANCC Accreditation program recognizes the importance of high-quality continuing nursing education (CNE) and skills-based competency programs. Around the world, ANCC-accredited organizations provide nurses with the knowledge and skills to help improve care and patient outcomes.

Primary Accreditation

ANCC recognizes the development and delivery of high quality continuing nursing education by organizations worldwide, including health ministries, nursing organizations, employers, and education providers.

Nursing Activity Reporting System
[ ? ] The Nursing Accreditation Reporting System (NARS) is designed to streamline and support the collection of your program and activity data. Individuals who are designated as a Primary Contact, Billing Contact and/or leader of an organization accredited by the ANCC or an ANCC Accredited Approver that has elected to use NARS may access NARS with a unique login ID and password.

Practice Transition Accreditation Program™

Give your team the clinical and assessment skills and confidence to perform effectively by offering RN and/or APRN residencies and fellowships aligned with ANCC evidenced-based standards.

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Joint Accreditation

Organizations may be simultaneously accredited to provide medicine, pharmacy, and nursing continuing education activities via Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education™

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Nursing Skills Competency Program

ANCC course accreditation offers an independent national standard to measure the quality of courses designed to validate nursing skills in the clinical setting.

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