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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.
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.
Applying for accreditation is an easy online process. Before submitting your application, please gather the following items:
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.
Note: AANP has updated the Accreditation Policy Handbook and Accreditation Process for 2021.
Review the 2021 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.
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.
Advanced Practice Education Associates (APEA)
Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks
AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (ACHS)
Association of Missouri Nurse Practitioners
Barkley & Associates
CME Procedures, LLC
Fitzgerald Health Education Associates, Inc.
Global Education Group
Institute for Nurse Practitioner Excellence (INPE)
Medical College of Wisconsin
Medical Resource Management Systems, LLC (MRMS)
Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP)
National Association for Continuing Education (NACE)
Partners in Healthcare Education (PHE)
Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA)
PRIME Education, LLC
TRC Healthcare | Prescriber's Letter
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.
Have questions about receiving accreditation? Contact us.