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Eligibility

The goal of the CNA Accreditation Program is to ensure that nurses in Canada have access to the highest quality continuing professional development (CPD) opportunities. Eligible applications will be carefully reviewed against CNA accreditation standards. Programs that satisfy all requirements will be assigned credit values based on the program’s length, complexity and thoroughness.

Who’s eligible to submit a program?
For a CPD opportunity to be eligible for accreditation, a nursing organization must have played a lead role in its development.

Nursing organizations who are fully responsible for a program can apply for accreditation directly.

Non-nursing organizations are also welcome to apply, providing the program is co-developed with a nursing organization. Please see our policy for more details on the co-development process.

We accept applications for group-learning and self-assessment programs.