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ANCC Announces 2023 NCPD Premier Award Recipients


Silver Spring, MD - Today, the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD) Accreditation Program™ team is excited to announce the recipients of the 2023 NCPD Premier Award™:

  • American Organization for Nursing Leadership
  • Avant Healthcare Professionals
  • Home Care Pulse, LLC
  • Med-IQ
  • New York Presbyterian
  • The University of Kansas Health System
  • UCLA Health-Center for Nursing Excellence


The NCPD Premier Award™ is presented to one or more fully accredited organizations annually and recognizes recipients as award winners for a two-year period. This year’s award recipients represent diverse organizations that have a vested interest in nursing, including universities, software companies and health care organizations who have demonstrated evidence of going above and beyond the accreditation standards in the following ways:

  • Fostered shared decision-making, empowerment and interprofessional collaboration.
  • Embedded a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Leveraged NCPD interventions to demonstrate a return on investment that aligns with the organization’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrated impact with public health initiatives.


ANCC Accredited Providers who receive the Premier Award™ serve as exemplars in the field of Nursing Continuing Professional Development and have demonstrated excellence in leveraging the award criteria to achieve strategic goals and nursing professional practice excellence. The NCPD Premier Awards™ were announced at the annual NCPD Summit™ – a two-day event held this year in Chicago from October 10 - 11. It’s an inspiring and engaging event that encourages the professional development and empowerment of nurses.

The NCPD Summit™ directly precedes the National Magnet Conference® and Pathway to Excellence Conference® taking place from October 12 – 14. To learn more about the NCPD Accreditation Program™ and Premier Award™, please visit ANCC’s NCPD Program website.


About the Nursing Continuing Professional Development Program
The ANCC Accreditation Program identifies organizations worldwide that demonstrate excellence in Nursing Continuing Professional Development (NCPD). Accredited organizations use evidence-based ANCC criteria to plan, implement and evaluate the highest quality NCPD activities. As a result, health ministries, nursing organizations, employers, and continuing education enterprises rely on ANCC accreditation to call forth advanced nursing practice and improved outcomes. Nurses can choose the highest caliber of education to meet certification or licensure requirements. Learn about benefits for your organization.

About the American Nurses Credentialing Center
The mission of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association, is to promote excellence in nursing and health care globally through credentialing programs. ANCC's internationally renowned credentialing programs certify and recognize individual nurses in specialty practice areas. ANCC recognizes health care organizations that promote nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes while providing safe, positive work environments. In addition, ANCC accredits health care organizations that provide and approve continuing nursing education and accredits transition-to-practice programs that prepare nurses for new practice roles. For more information about ANCC, visit us at and follow us on Twitter. ANCC is the only nurse credentialing organization to successfully achieve ISO 9001: 2015 certification.

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