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Promote Highest Professional Standards for Nursing
Private and public health care organizations rely on ANCC credentials to promote excellence in nursing and health care globally. In every country, ANCC-accredited continuing education is the most effective and sustainable strategy to improve professional nursing practice.

Be in High Demand
Nurses need CNE contact hours to maintain ANCC certification and are loyal to organizations that help them improve professional skills and patient outcomes. ANCC accreditation enjoys wide recognition and acceptance by licensing boards and other regulatory bodies.

Compete Globally
ANCC is the first and only health care credentialing organization to attain full International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification. Once accredited by ANCC, organizations can more readily compete in new markets worldwide.

Increase Credibility
Nurses trust ANCC-accredited organizations to deliver quality professional education that adheres to evidence-based, global standards. Linking your brand to the ANCC reputation for improving outcomes elevates your standing with key stakeholders.

Expand Visibility
Accredited organizations may use ANCC accreditation logos and language in promotional materials and are listed in a searchable directory on

Improve Curricula for Nurses
Most organizations value the accreditation application process as a potent means to uncover specific ways to strengthen CNE programs.