Effectively Leading an ACEN-Accredited Program:
A Workshop for Program Administrators


8:30 AM – 8:45 AM Welcome and Announcements
8:45 AM – 9:30 AM Introduction to the ACEN

  • Purpose and Goals
  • Staff and Departments
  • Accreditation Review Process
  • ACEN Board of Commissioners
9:30 AM – 9:45 AM Using the Accreditation Manual
9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Overview of Accreditation Policies

  • A Focus on Reporting Substantive Changes
  • Public Information about Accreditation
  • Student Complaints
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Compliance with the ACEN Standards and Criteria

  • Roles of the Nurse Administrator and Faculty
  • Ongoing Program Self-Review
  • Maintaining Documentation and Records
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch (provided)
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM The Annual Reporting Process
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Resources for the Nursing Program
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Summary

  • Questions and Answers

For assistance with registration, please contact Quinda Barrett, Operations Specialist
at 404.975.5011.

This continuing education activity was approved by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Valid through October 30, 2019.

In order to receive continuing education credits for this workshop, you must be in attendance for the entire workshop. At the completion of the workshop, you will need to submit a completed evaluation form. Upon receipt of your completed evaluation form, you will be provided a Certificate of Completion.

This activity was developed by the ACEN professional staff. There is no conflict of interest for the planners or presenters of this workshop.