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Receiving Accreditation for Your CE Activity

Assuring and Advancing the Quality of Continuing Nurse Practitioner (NP) Education

AANP is committed to the development of educationally sound continuing education (CE) that is relevant to NP practice. Through accreditation, you can ensure your CE activities are consistent with AANP quality standards — and share your content with an active community of NPs. All NP CE providers are encouraged to submit activities for review and credit, thereby reinforcing the value of high-quality CE and promoting best practices in education.

Individual CE Activity Accreditation

You’ve worked hard to develop workshops, lectures, seminars, conferences, online education, monographs, publications, activities and much more. Now, get your CE in front of NPs who need it by applying for AANP accreditation! All activity sponsors are invited to apply.

  • Apply Online

    Applying for accreditation is an easy online process. Before submitting your application, please gather the following items:

    • NP Organization number or IRS tax ID number, if applicable.
    • Certificate of Completion.
    • Activity Evaluation.
    • Activity Agenda/Schedule.
    • Activity Marketing.
    • All names and email addresses for the planners and faculty members involved in the activity.
    • Session details to complete the activity template: dates, times, speaker name(s), title of session, objectives and pharmacology objectives and minutes, if applicable.

    Please note that applications submitted more than 90 calendar days prior to the event will not be accepted. Applications submitted within 14 business days of the activity date will be expedited.

    Apply for Individual CE Activity Accreditation

  • Accreditation Resources

    Note: AANP has updated the Accreditation Policy Handbook and Accreditation Process for 2024.

    Review the AANP Accreditation Policy Handbook and the AANP Accreditation Process Handbook for information about standards, criteria, the review process and approval.

    Review the Accreditation Fees for information on the different tiers and associated fee structure.

    Review the AANP CE Application Tips for information on the types of activities accepted, presentation types, disclosures, evaluation and post-test requirements, speaker slides and much more.

  • Discount for NP Organization (NPO) Members

    As an NPO member, you will receive a substantial discount on your continuing education (CE) accreditation fees.

    NPO Membership

Approved Provider Information

Effective January 5, 2017, AANP is not accepting applications for new Approved Providers.

AANP Approved Providers are groups or individuals who have demonstrated the ability to design, implement and evaluate CE activities for NPs without prior review by AANP. Each of the providers below offers a variety of CE programs.

  • CE From AANP Approved Providers

    Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA)
    Phone: 800-899-4502
    Fax: 337-981-0509

    Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks
    Phone: 417-230-2465

    AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
    Phone: 904-683-8843
    Fax: 866-352-6285

    Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (ACHS)
    Phone: 800-321-3690/760-773-4500
    Fax: 760-773-4513

    Audio-Digest Foundation
    Phone: 818-240-7522
    Fax: 818-240-7379

    Barkley & Associates
    Phone: 310-684-3880
    Fax: 802-858-9927

    CME Procedures, LLC
    Phone: 614-216-7007

    Phone: 800-653-2726

    Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc.
    Phone: 800-927-5380
    Fax: 978-794-2455

    Global Education Group
    Phone: 303-395-1782
    Fax: 303-648-5311

    Institute for Nurse Practitioner Excellence (INPE)
    Phone: 706-951-5493

    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Phone: 414-955-4900

    Medical Resource Management Systems, LLC (MRMS)
    Phone: 270-256-0186
    Fax: 270-274-0696

    Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP)
    Phone: 734-432-9881
    Fax: 734-432-9884

    Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners (MANP)
    Phone: 601-407-3226
    Fax: 601-510-7833

    National Association for Continuing Education (NACE)
    Phone: 847-302-1582
    Fax: 954-723-0353

    Partners in Healthcare Education (PHE)
    Phone: 603-490-0154

    Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)
    Phone: 608-250-2440
    Fax: 608-250-2410

    PRIME Education, LLC
    Phone: 954-718-6055
    Fax: 954-718-6013

    Pri-Med Institute/pmiCME
    Phone: 617-406-6000

    TRC Healthcare | Prescriber's Letter
    Phone: 800-995-8712

    Phone: 800-392-2000
    Fax: 781-642-8840

  • About Approved Provider Accreditation

    Review both the AANP Approved Provider Policy Handbook and the AANP Approved Provider Application Resource Handbook for information about standards, requirements and the review process for reaccreditation.

    Existing AANP Approved Providers may apply online for reaccreditation.

    Renew Online Joint Provider

Do you have questions about receiving accreditation? Contact AANP.

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