Letter to Georgia Chief Nursing Officers
February 12, 2021
To all Georgia Chief Nursing Officers:
Georgia Nurses Association would like to discuss with you the opportunity for your nursing education department to become an Approved Provider of contact hours for nursing professional development activities within your organization. Many organizations were previously approved as providers in years past. Our accreditation expired. However, we became accredited again in 2017.The GNA Accredited Approver Unit can now approve your organization to plan, implement, and evaluate nursing continuing professional development activities and award contact hours for these activities.
The American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) Accreditation Program supports the lifelong learning needs of professional registered nurses by ensuring that professional development activities are designed using criteria that are evidence-based and that are independent from commercial influence. By participating in continuing nursing education developed by accredited organizations, professional registered nurses can maintain continued competence in a rapidly changing health care environment.
Please share this information with your education department.
Lynn Rhyne, MN, RNC-MNN
GNA Accredited Approver Program Director
Georgia Nurses Association
3032 Briarcliff Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329