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The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a founding Joint Accreditation member, credentials both organizations and individuals who advance nursing.

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About ANCC

ANCC recognizes healthcare organizations that promote nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes while providing safe, positive work environments. 

  • High-quality nursing continuing professional development (NCPD)
  • Interprofessional continuing education (IPCE)
  • Transition to practice programs

We provide multiple accreditation and credentialing pathways as we strive to recognize the importance of high-quality continuing nursing education (CNE) and skills-based competency programs.

ANCC is the only nurse credentialing organization to successfully achieve ISO 9001:2015 certification.

ANCC Promotes High-Quality Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

Around the world, ANCC-accredited organizations provide nurses with the knowledge and skills to help improve care and patient outcomes.

We accredit healthcare organizations that provide and approve continuing nursing education and accredits transition to practice programs and prepares nurses for new practice roles.