CNE Application Approval Process

Welcome to the updated CNE Application Approval Process. Please take a few minutes to read the ENA Approver Unit Application Manual It provides helpful and updated information on completing the application. Additionally, the CNE Application form has been updated. Please use this form for all future activities.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) is the entity responsible for establishing standards for continuing nursing education (CNE) for the nursing profession. The Emergency Nurse Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development activities by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The ENA Approver Unit reviews and approves continuing nursing education activities. Through a peer review process, ENA evaluates the quality and appropriateness of education activities that are of benefit to emergency nurses.

ANCC criteria require that providers plan, implement and evaluate quality continuing nursing education activities with integrity, free from the undue influence of commercial interest organizations, ensuring integrity and independence.

The Emergency Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

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Before you submit your application

Review the ENA Approver Unit Application Manual for information regarding the submission process.

Please note that application fees are based on the total number of contact hours approved and organizational status as an ENA Chapter or State Council.

Submitting your application

  • Applications and all supporting materials should be submitted at least 45 days prior to the start date of the activity to avoid a late fee.
  • Please ensure that the application is complete, as only complete applications can be processed in the allotted time.
  • Applications submitted with less than 1 week prior to the activity date may not be approved in time.
  • Applications must be submitted via email to CNE@ena.org

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) Application Forms


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Please contact the ENA Approver Unit with questions and/or comments regarding the CNE application process at: CNE@ena.org or 847.460.2625

 

 

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