ERIC Number: ED062547
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Policies and Procedures of Accreditation for Programs in Nursing Education: Associate Degree Programs; Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs, Diploma Programs, and Practical Nursing Programs.
National League for Nursing, New York, NY.
Information pertaining to the accrediting program of the National League for Nursing (NLN) is organized in three major areas: (1) an introduction to the NLN accrediting program in nursing education, and the principles and purposes of NLN accreditation, (2) accrediting policies, procedures, and criteria, including a discussion of the role of faculties, advisory committee members, and councils of agency members in the accrediting process, and (3) policies and procedures in the accrediting process. The process of accreditation is further described in terms of: (1) determination of eligibility, (2) initiation of the process, (3) self-evaluation study and writing of the self-evaluation report, (4) accreditation visit, (5) evaluation by the appropriate board of review, (6) continuing self-evaluation and ongoing program development, (7) a listing of accredited programs, and (8) confidentiality of accreditation information. This is a revision of ED 032 422. (SB)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Allied Health Occupations Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Nursing, Nursing Education, Policy, Practical Nursing, Self Evaluation
National League for Nursing, 10 Columbus Circle, New York, New York 10019 (Publication Number: 14-1437, $1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National League for Nursing, New York, NY.