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The commemoration is part of the expanded Nurses Month celebration because a week is not enough time to celebrate the largest, and most trusted, group of health care professionals in America.
March 19 is Certified Nurses DayTM, a national day of recognition, honoring the important achievements of the nurses who have earned professional certification from ANCC. It is also the birthday of Margretta “Gretta” Madden Styles, who is celebrated nationally and globally for defining the critical work that recognizes and differentiates quality in all aspects of nursing practice.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) is proud to announce the inaugural group of 126 dually recognized Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs) transition-to-practice programs—the greatest number in the nation.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Nursing Continuing Professional Development Program (NCPD) announced its endorsement and adoption of the new Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center has awarded MinuteClinic®, the retail health clinic of CVS Health, the 2020 Pathway Award®, sponsored by Cerner Corporation, a global leader in health care technology.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center is proud to announce the recipients of the inaugural Pathway Nurse of the Year™ Award. The award recognizes the outstanding contributions of one direct care nurse and one nurse leader from all Pathway to Excellence designated organizations around the world.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Office of Apprenticeship has designated the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE).
ANCC responds to AAEM/RSA's attempt to assert control over use of the terms “residency,” “fellow,” and “fellowship”.
The Nominations Committee of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Board of Directors has approved the following appointments and reappointments to its Commissions. All terms, except the Emerging Leaders, will run from January 1, 2021 until December 31, 2024.
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