ERIC Number: ED169795
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Continuing Education in Nursing. An Overview.
American Nurses' Association, Kansas City, MO.
A concise overview is presented for those seeking information regarding continuing education in nursing. The following questions are discussed: What is continuing education? Why is continuing education necessary? What is the official position of the American Nurses' Association regarding continuing education? Who is responsible for continuing education? Why is compatibility between state continuing education systems necessary? What are the components of a state continuing education system that facilitate interstate transferability of individual continuing education records? How is continuing education measured? Who is eligible to participate in the CEARP? A glossary of terms that must be utilized in order to have compatible systems is provided. Publications available from the American Nursing Association that relate to continuing education for nurses are listed. (SW)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Articulation (Education), Continuing Education Units, Coordination, Educational Cooperation, Evaluation Criteria, Glossaries, Higher Education, Nursing, Nursing Education, Professional Associations, Professional Continuing Education, Resource Materials, Statewide Planning
American Nurses' Association, 2420 Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 (COE-10-5M, $1.50 per copy, 20 percent discount for 10 or more copies)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Nurses' Association, Kansas City, MO.