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ANCC Accreditation

The ANCC Accreditation program recognizes the importance of high-quality continuing nursing education (CNE), interprofessional continuing education, transition to practice programs, 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.


NCPD 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.



*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™


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.



Accreditation News

Santa Rosa Community Health Center Becomes First Organization in Nation to Receive ANCC Accreditation for Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

Santa Rosa Community Health Centers' (SRCHC) Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Residency Program is the first federally qualified health center (FQHC) to become accredited as a Practice Transition Program with Distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate RN Residency Program Receives Accreditation from ANCC

Practice Transition Accreditation Program creates framework for transitioning RNs and APRNs. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital new Graduate Nurse Residency Program is one of the first 5 RN residency programs in the United States to obtain accreditation through the American Nurses Credentialing Center Practice Transition Accreditation Program (PTAP). 
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate RN Fellowship Celebrates Earning Practice Transition Accreditation

Newly accredited Transitions in Practice program creates a framework for transitioning RNs between specialty areas at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital

ANCC Supports ACGME Initiative

Registration is now open for webinars on Pursuing Excellence in Clinical Learning Environments which seeks 8 hospitals to participate in a four-year journey of innovation designed to promote transformative improvement including residency and fellowship programs. Visit
ANCC Accreditation Announces New Members to the Commission on Accreditation

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