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APRN Consensus Model

General Issues/Background

Consensus Model for APRN Report (PDF)

National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) Maps on the Implementation of the Consensus Model

Consensus Model FAQs (PDF)

National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialist's Statement on the APRN Consensus Model Implementation (PDF)

APNA Board of Directors Endorses APNA / ISPN Joint Task Force Recommendations on the Implementation of the "Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification & Education"  View here


Certification Information

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Certification Corporation

American Nurses Association Credentialing Center


NACNS CNS Program Accreditation Information


CCNE Accreditation

Procedures for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Degree Nursing Programs (PDF)

Dissemination of 2012 Procedures - Letter to Constituents (PDF)







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