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National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA)

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CNEAThe NLN’s accreditation services, represented by the NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA), promotes excellence and integrity in nursing education globally through an accreditation process that respects the diversity of program mission, curricula, students, and faculty; emphasizes a culture of continuous quality improvement; and influences the preparation of a caring and competent nursing workforce. CNEA carries out its accreditation activities guided by the National League for Nursing’s core values – caring, diversity, integrity, and excellence – as applied to the accreditation process.

Public Notice of NLN Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation Draft Policies and Policy Revisions (2017)

The NLN CNEA is providing public notice of the posting of the draft policies and policy revisions for review and feedback by interested parties. The public is invited to provide feedback no later than September 30, 2017 using the provided form.  All feedback received will be reviewed by the NLN CNEA Policy and Procedures Committee and used to inform final revisions to the policies.


Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Executive Director; 202-909-2487

Betsy Frank, RN, PhD, ANEF, Associate Director; 202-909-2542

Melanie Prince, Manager of Accreditation Services; 202-909-2526

Tabitha L. Bennett, Administrative Coordinator; 202-909-2543