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Eligibility

Eligibility criteria: Pathway to Excellence application

  • Is this an individual healthcare organization?
    A Multi-facility healthcare system cannot apply as a whole. However, individual organizations within the system may apply.
  • Is the organization compliant with all state and /or federal laws as they relate to registered nurses in the workplace?
  • Will the organization have a CNO in place at the time of application?
  • Does the CNO hold a BSN or higher degree in nursing?
  • If this is Long Term Care/ Post-acute Care facility, does the DON hold a BSN or have an action plan to achieve a BSN?

Answering yes to all of these questions indicates your organization is eligible to apply for Pathway to Excellence designation.

Begin the application process here

Answering no to any of these questions indicates your organization may be ineligible to apply for Pathway to Excellence designation.

For more information, contact the Pathway office.