Public Notice of Revised Policy Changes and Call for Comments – March 2021

Public Notice of Revised Policy Changes and Call for Comments – March 2021

To:                  ACEN Constituents

From:              Marcy Stoll, CEO

Date:               March 19, 2021

Re:                   Proposed Revisions of Policies #11, #14, and #34


Per ACEN Policy #11 Public Notice of Proposed Policy Changes, the ACEN is providing notice of proposed revisions to Policies #11, #14, and #34.

Interested parties have the opportunity to offer comments from March 23 2021 to April 23, 2021.

Legend for proposed changes:

Proposed deletions have strikethrough and highlighted in yellow.

Additions are in red text.

Policy #11       Public Notice of Proposed Policy Change

Policy #14       Reporting Substantive Changes

Policy #34       Candidacy for a Governing Organization/Nursing Program Seeking Initial Accreditation

Rationale for All Proposed Changes

Policy #11       Public Notice of Proposed Policy Change

  • Routine update to ensure policy and practice are consistent.

Policy #14       Reporting Substantive Changes

  • Updates reflect best practice to ensure consistent self-reporting of critical information to the ACEN.

Policy #34       Candidacy for a Governing Organization/Nursing Program Seeking Initial Accreditation

  • Routine update to ensure consistency between Policy #33 and Policy #34.

Effective date of Implementation of Changes of Proposed Changes

Immediately upon the approval of the ACEN Board of Commissioners, which will be in early May 2021.

View all current policies here.