New Applicants

An organization seeking accreditation as a provider of continuing education for the healthcare team that does not currently hold at least 1 accreditation from at least 1 of the national accrediting bodies (ACCME, ACPE and/or ANCC) or 1 state accrediting body (ACCME Recognized Accreditor or ANCC Accredited Approver) may be awarded a term of up to 2 years.

If a new applicant chooses to continue as a jointly accredited provider after 2 years, they must follow the reaccreditation process.

Currently Accredited

An organization that is already accredited in good standing by at least 1 of the national accrediting bodies (ACCME, ACPE and/or ANCC) or 1 state accrediting body (ACCME Recognized Accreditor or ANCC Accredited Approver) may be awarded a term of 6 years if the provider is in compliance with all Joint Accreditation Criteria. If a provider is in non-compliance with any criteria, and is awarded Joint AccreditationTM, the provider will receive an accreditation term of 4 years with a progress report. Please note: After 2020, the 6-year term will only be available to providers that achieve Joint Accreditation with Commendation.

Re-Accreditation for Jointly Accredited Providers

An organization that is already a jointly accredited provider may be awarded a term of 6 years if the provider is in compliance with all joint accreditation criteria. If the provider is in non-compliance with any criteria, and is awarded Joint Accreditation, the provider will receive an accreditation term of 4 years with a progress report. Please note: After 2020, the 6-year term will only be available to providers that achieve Joint Accreditation with Commendation.

New: Joint Accreditation with Commendation

Providers submitting their “intent to apply” for initial or reaccreditation on or after June 1, 2020 will be eligible to seek Joint Accreditation with Commendation. Providers that successfully achieve Joint Accreditation with Commendation will be awarded a 6-year accreditation term.

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