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ANCC Accreditation

The ANCC Accreditation program recognizes the importance of high-quality nursing continuing professional development (NCPD), interprofessional continuing education (IPCE), and transition to practice programs. Around the world, ANCC-accredited organizations provide nurses with the knowledge and skills to help improve care and patient outcomes.


NCPD Accreditation

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



*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.

ANCC Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP)

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 evidence-based standards.


Joint Accreditation

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


Advance Practice Provider Fellowship Accreditation™  (APPFA)

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

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Nursing Skills Competency Program

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



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