Pre-Summit Full-Day Workshops

Wednesday, September 12 
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

The ABC’s of Developing Program Systematic Evaluation Plans for NLN CNEA Accreditation
Presenters: Laurie Peters, PhD, MSN, RN

Having a strong systematic evaluation plan for your program is key to a having a successful accreditation experience. Interested in learning more developing a systematic evaluation plan for your program that you can use to help prepare your program for accreditation? When focused on continuous quality improvement, the process of evaluating your nursing program and pursuing accreditation can be a rewarding experience for faculty and administrators. This session will provide participants with a hands-on learning experience of how to create a systematic evaluation plan that is realistic, standards-driven, and helpful in preparing your nursing program to engage in the NLN CNEA accreditation experience. Special focus will be placed on the NLN CNEA standards, the evaluation process, and how to develop quality-focused program, faculty and student outcomes for nursing programs of all types.


Preparing Your Program for NLN CNEA Accreditation: Beginning the Journey
Presenters: Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Are you preparing your program for initial NLN CNEA accreditation? Do you have questions about how to apply the NLN CNEA standards to your program? Need help in planning and organizing your program’s goal of achieving accreditation? This all day session is designed for those nursing program administrators and faculty who are new to the accreditation process, and for those who are responsible for guiding a program through the initial NLN CNEA accreditation process. Topics to be covered include applying NLN CNEA accreditation standards to your program; preparing faculty, staff and students to participate in the accreditation process; and approaches to organizing the program’s self-study report.