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NLN CNEA Accreditation Launches New Website

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National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation Launches New Website

New Interactive Feature Identifies NLN CNEA Accredited Nursing Programs Nationwide & Facilitates Launch of Accreditation Process
Washington, DC — The National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA) has completed a sweeping redesign of its website at The new user-friendly, state-of-the-art website will make it easier for deans, directors and faculty to launch the process of accreditation for nursing education programs and for prospective students to navigate.

Among the website’s highlights is a handy interactive mapping tool where you can find interactive lists of accredited programs and pre-accredited programs. Prospective students seeking the best programs to suit their needs and experience will find this new feature extremely valuable.

“This timely upgrade to our accrediting service reflects NLN CNEA’s priority to set a standard of excellence and integrity in nursing education that is second to none,” said NLN CNEA Executive Director, Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN. “In accordance with its global mission, our accreditation process respects the diversity of program mission, curricula, students, and faculty by emphasizing a culture of continuous quality improvement and influencing the preparation of a caring, competent outstanding nursing workforce.”

NLN CNEA Board of Commissioners Chair Joan Darden, PhD, RN, ANEF, a professor emerita of Darton State College in Albany, Georgia, said, “Guided by the National League for Nursing core values, NLN CNEA accredited nursing programs commit to establishing campus cultures of caring, diversity, inclusion, integrity, and excellence. On behalf of the Board, I express our pride in the thoughtful design and execution of the new website, which promotes that vital message in a strong, clear voice.”

Complete information about the NLN CNEA, including how to begin the accreditation journey, can be found at

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